Found 10 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Foley, Lucille de Luze
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18250
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical notes, charts, correspondence, clippings, and printed material, ca. 1940s-1950, produced by Foley's genealogical research on the Foley, de Luze, and related families. Some original 18th and 19th century documents including a letter to... more
New York City Congregational Church Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2145
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of minutes, finance reports, notices of meetings, and other papers of the board of directors; correspondence, 1926-1929, with Victor H. Paltsits, historian and librarian; and a history of "Congregational Church Extensions in... more
Bethany Congregational Church (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 278
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
These records document the dissolution of the Bethany Congregational Church of New York City in 1927 and 1928. The Bethany Congregational Church was a mission church organized by the Broadway Tabernacle Church and Society in 1877, and formally... more
Hephzibah House (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1384
.2 linear feet (1 v.)
Hephzibah House was a training school for Christian workers in New York City. Collection consists of letterbook (letter press copies), 1893-1896; and accounts, 1904, of Hephzibah House.
Chrystal, James, 1832-1908
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 544
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 4 v.)
James Chrystal (1832-1908) was an Episcopal minister of New York City. Collection consists of letter book, 1879-1890, miscellaneous letters received, diaries, account books for subscriptions to Chrystal's printed works, records of marriages and... more
Newton, Richard Heber, 1840-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2243
3.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 10 v., 1 package)
Richard Heber Newton (1840-1914), an Episcopal clergyman, was rector of All Soul's Church in New York City from 1869 to 1902. Collection consists of letters from prominent persons, sermons delivered by Newton, subject indexes used in preparing... 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
Ingraham, Elsie Powell
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18134
9 linear feet (21 boxes)
The Elsie Powell Ingraham family papers chronicle multiple generations of the Ingraham, Powell, Brown, Hopper, and allied families -- prominent Quakers residing primarily in New York City, Old Chatham, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass. Although these... more
Agnew, George Bliss, 1868-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 30
George Bliss Agnew (1868-1941) was a New York City businessman and politician. The collection consists mainly of political correspondence that includes letters from constituents, associates, and others interested in the outcome of bills before the... more
Writers' Program (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6544
5.46 linear feet (13 boxes)
Collection consists of 41 studies of the history of blacks in New York City. Included are biographical sketches, studies relating to cultural achievements, history, slavery, economics, sports, theater, churches, as well as other subjects. Authors... more
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