Found 5 collections related to Parks -- New York (State) -- New York

Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3150
.3 linear feet (1 box and portfolio)
Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on... more
Epstein, Pierre
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17932
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Abingdon Square Collection contains information about the development of Abingdon Square, reminiscences of area residents regarding the square, and correspondence and flyers regarding proposed alterations to traffic flow in the area. An early... more
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Park Commissioners
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22911
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The minutes of the Brooklyn Park Commissioners, 1860-1862, 1864-1873, in one volume, document the formative years of Brooklyn’s park system and its crown jewel, Prospect Park, as established and developed by acts of the New York State Legislature.... more
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2071
142 linear feet (140 boxes and 57 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, memoranda, press releases, reports, plans, photographs, clippings, and other printed matter documenting the career of Robert Moses. Personal Correspondence and "Library" (personal copy) files make... more
Welling, Richard, 1858-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3279
21 linear feet (55 boxes)
Richard Ward Greene Welling (1858-1946), New York City lawyer and reformer, was founder of the National Self Government Committee and president of the George Junior Republic. He was active in political and municipal reform and belonged to many... more