Found 10 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 408
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of an unknown individual from New York City kept in a Phillips Brooks calendar ("so called because this was the style used by him"), 1926-1927. Records numerous music and theatrical performances attended, mainly opera and orchestral music.... more
Feininger, Karl, 1844-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 984
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of the New York City music teacher kept between March 21, 1911-July 7, 1913, describing music lessons given in New York and Stamford, Conn.; concerts heard; criticism of contemporary musicians; social life in New York; books read; his own... more
Craig, Paul N. (Paul Newton), 1885-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22940
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Paul N. Craig (1885-1962) was an artist, minister, singer and voice teacher who resided in Independence, Missouri for much of his life. Collection consists of letters dating from 1908 to 1911, written by Craig while an art student in New York City... more
Katz, Bernard, 1901-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1620
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
The papers, consisting of miscellaneous correspondence received, personal miscellany, notes, essays and autobiographical writings, reflect the career of Bernard Katz as an advertising executive in New York City; and his avocational interests as a... more
Thompson, Frank
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4797
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The collection consists of two scrapbooks containing photographs of Frank Thompson and various friends in New York City, Vermont, and during Thompson's service in the United States Army in Germany and Sicily during World War Two. The photographs... more
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1394
1.97 linear feet (6 boxes)
John Edward Heys is an actor/filmmaker/director/writer who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam’s Ridiculous Theatrical Company. In August 1969, he founded America's first bi-monthly newspaper... more
Price, Charles Matlack
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18567
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Charles Matlack Price letters are comprised of letters written by Price to his fiancée (later wife), Marguerite Meade Wurzburg between 1918 and 1923, and correspondence between Price and others (1917-1947). Topics discussed include daily life... more
Villard, Katharine Tomkins
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18133
2.25 linear feet (9 boxes)
Katharine Tomkins Villard (1904-2000) was a member of the socially prominent Tomkins and Villard families of New York City. The collection consists chiefly of family photograph albums, documenting her life from childhood through the early years of... more
Black, John Baxter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23785
11.55 linear feet (28 boxes)
John Baxter Black (1924-2014) was a writer and historian who wrote daily diary entries from 1936 to 2014. His diaries chronicle his life in Mansfield, Ohio; London; New York; at boarding school and university; and in the army. This collection... more
Matheson, Katy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD317
24.82 linear feet (60 boxes)
Katy Page Matheson (1948-2005) was an American editor, writer, performer, teacher, and dance historian. The Katy Matheson papers (1960-2003) reflect Matheson's professional work, as well as her graduate work in dance history. To a limited extent,... more