Found 7 collections related to Emigration and immigration

Disosway, Gabriel P. (Gabriel Poillon), 1799-1868
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3778
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Gabriel P. Disosway was a merchant and politician in New York City. These letters from Disosway to John Anthon at New York discuss his efforts as a member of the New York State Assembly to secure the removal of quarantine and emigration facilities... more
Sociedad de InmigraciĆ³n, Guatemala
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1262
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Bound volume containing manuscripts, pamphlets, and clippings related to emigration and immigration
Beach-Thomas family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 607
.6 linear feet (1.5 archival boxes)
The Beach-Thomas family originated in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Beatrice Beach, born in 1889 to James and Caroline Nurse, immigrated to New York City in 1924. She had one sister, Catherine, and a brother Randolph Thomas through her mother.... more
Collymore, Errold, 1892-1972
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 888
4.8 linear feet (13 boxes)
Born in Barbados, Errold Collymore immigrated to the United States in 1912 and graduated from Howard University's dental school eleven years later. His subsequent struggle to rent an office in White Plains, New York compelled him into a life of... more
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1673
62 linear feet (76 boxes and 2 scrapbooks); 54 microfilm reels
Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882-1947) began his political career as deputy attorney of the state of New York in 1915. He was a representative in the U.S. Congress from 1917 to 1932 except for service in World War I and a term as president of New... more
Kisseloff, Jeff
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6399
772 audio files
Jeff Kisseloff (1955 - ) is an American writer and oral historian. This collection (1986-2000) contains sound recordings of interviews Kisseloff conducted for his published and unpublished books and articles. Two books were published from these... more
Speranza, Gino, 1872-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2844
30 linear feet (58 boxes, 44 v.)
Papers document Speranza's career as an attorney involved with the problems and working conditions of Italians in the United States and his subsequent work as a journalist and author whose writings included works on immigration, Italo-American... more