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Found 5 collections related to United States -- Description and travel

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Owen, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2321
.4 linear feet (2 volumes)
This diary of William Owen contains entries made between July 20, 1761 and June 17, 1771 about his travels in England; to Halifax, Nova Scotia; New York; Boston; Philadelphia; England; France; Belgium; Campobello, Nova Scotia; and back to England
Winslow, Edward, 1722-1780
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3360
1 v. (97 [1] p.), 20 cm; 1 v. (97 [1] p.), 20 cm; 1 item (123 p. in case), 20 cm; 1 item (123 p. in case), 20 cm
Edward Winslow (1722-1780), a native of Boston and the son of Joshua and Elizabeth Winslow, graduated from Harvard College in 1741 and was ordained an Anglican priest in England in 1755, where he was appointed by the Society for the Propagation of... more
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1524
15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.); 7 microfilm reels
Washington Irving (1783-1859), the American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American... more
Bedell family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 233
.63 linear feet (1 box, 1 slipcase)
The Beadle family settled in the U.S. in Salem, Mass. in the 17th century. Members of the family moved on to Connecticut and New York State. Erastus Flavel Beadle (1821-1894) was a printer and publisher who formed a company in 1856 with Robert... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more