Found 20 collections related to United States -- Description and travel

Williams, Richmond B. (Richmond Barnes), 1903-1986
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3339
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richmond Barnes Williams (1903-1986) was an American business executive and world traveler. He worked in the Long Lines Dept. of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company from 1926 until his retirement in 1968. He traveled extensively in the... more
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
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
Weld, Christopher Minot, b. 1876
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3273
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Christopher Minot Weld was a mining engineer. Letters (1894-1935) sent by Christopher Minot Weld to his sister, concerning their family; social life; and his work as a mining engineer, including work-related trips around the United States and Cuba
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
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
Hayden, Levi
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1364
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
Levi Hayden was a marine engineer from New York City. In these diaries, he describes his service with the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron under Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee; other military actions in the United States Civil War; his work and... 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
Browne, Charles Albert, 1870-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 418
24 linear feet (18 boxes, 69 v.)
Charles Albert Browne was an American chemist, science writer and food technologist dealing primarily with sugar. Collection consists of Browne's journals, writings, correspondence, and photographs. Materials include journals, 1919-1945, (with... more
Hamburger, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1296
71.1 linear feet (104 boxes, 5 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 2 cassettes
The Philip Hamburger papers document the literary career and personal life of the author best known for writings published in The New Yorker magazine since 1939. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts,... more
Haste, Gwendolen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1349
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Gwendolen Haste (1889-1979) was an American poet. She wrote poems and short stories, worked in public relations at the General Foods Corporation from 1926 to 1954, and was active in the Poetry Society of America. She won the Nation Poetry Prize in... 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
Deming, Edwin Willard, 1860-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 766
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American painter and sculptor. He studied in New York and Paris and painted scenes from his visits with Indian groups in the Southwest and West of the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence of Deming... more
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1541
William Henry Jackson was an American photographer, artist and writer best known for his landscapes of the American West. He acted as photographer for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories in 1870-1879, producing some of... 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
Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 223
Collection consists of a journal of Bartholdi's trip to the U.S. in 1871 and twenty letters written to his mother during the journey.
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