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Found 9 collections related to United States -- Description and travel

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Allen, W. T
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 52
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diaries of tours from Leominster, Massachusetts to: Catskill Mountain House, N.Y.; Bridgeport, Conn., etc. To Cape May, N.J. and Philadelphia; Washington, D.C., Mt. Vernon, etc. To Machias and Calais, Maine. To Saratoga and Niagara Falls, N.Y.... more
Bachman, Bernard, b. 1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 174
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
These diaries (5 vols.) were kept by Bernard Bachman, a merchant in Augsburg, Germany, in 1845 and from 1848-1859. Entries describe Bachman's life as a young merchant, his family and social affairs, readings and reflections, travels, fortunes of... more
Moore, C. W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2049
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
These diaries (4 vols.) were kept between 1842 and 1871 by New York City dry goods merchant C. W. Moore, of the firm C. W. and J. T. Moore and Company. They cover the years 1842-1847, 1852-1857, and 1870-1871 and include records of travels in... more
Carr, George Kirwan
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 476
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
George Kirwan Carr was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Rifle Brigade of the British Army. He kept this diary from October 10-December 31, 1832. Entries recount his journey with Captain H. Deeds and Lieutenant R. H. Fitzherbert from Halifax to Boston,... 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
Madigan, Thomas F., 1891-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1831
2.7 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts and documents of literary and historical interest. Items include letters, 1840-1872, written by Horace Greeley and some travel journals, 1809-1861, and personal narratives. Also, photostats,... 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
Daly, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1816-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 724
17.66 linear feet (12 boxes, 32 volumes; 1 microfilm reel)
Charles Patrick Daly (1816-1899) was an American jurist, lecturer and writer who served as a judge of the New York City Court of Common Pleas for over forty years, the last twenty-seven as chief justice. Maria Lydig Daly, his wife, was active in... more