Found 8 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951

British Apprentice Club
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 397
9.10 linear feet (29 boxes)
The British Apprentice Club (BAC) was founded in 1921 by two American women, M. Moyca Newell and Katherine Mayo. The purpose of the club was to provide hospitality for cadets from the British merchant navy while their ships were berthed in the... more
McAlpin, David Hunter, 1816-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1931
21 linear feet (22 boxes)
David Hunter McAlpin (1816-1901) was a tobacco manufacturer and philanthropist. In addition to owning the tobacco firm, D.H. McAlpin Company, he also made substantial investments in real estate including the McAlpin Hotel in New York City and was... more
Seligmann, Herbert J. (Herbert Jacob), 1891-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2719
8.5 linear feet (27 boxes)
Herbert Jacob Seligmann (1891-1984), writer and civil rights activist, published books and articles on civil rights, World War II, artists, and related topics. Papers document the career and personal life of Herbert J. Seligmann through letters,... more
Bloch Publishing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 322
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Bloch Publishing Company has been a family-owned book publishing company for four generations. In 1854 Edward Bloch (1829-1906) established the company. His son Charles E. Bloch (1861-1940) succeeded him and headed the business for sixty... more
Kisseloff, Jeff
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6399
772 audio files
Jeff Kisseloff (1955 - ) is an American writer and oral historian. This collection (1986-2000) contains sound recordings of interviews Kisseloff conducted for his published and unpublished books and articles. Two books were published from these... more
Committee of Fifteen (New York, N.Y. : 1900)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 608
17.5 linear feet (49 boxes)
The Committee of Fifteen was a non-partisan citizens' committee established in 1900 to investigate the cause and extent of the increase in prostitution and gambling in New York City and to promote legislation necessary to correct the problem. The... more
Committee of Fourteen (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 609
91.69 linear feet (103 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Records of a citizens' association dedicated to the abolition of commercialized vice (especially prostitution) in New York City, 1905-1932.
Kester, Paul, 1870-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1641
43 linear feet (42 boxes)
Paul Kester (1870-1933) was an American dramatist and author. He wrote popular novels and also plays which were produced on Broadway with well-known American and British actors. His older brother, Vaughan Kester (1869-1911) was a journalist and... more
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