Found 8 collections related to Petitions

New York (N.Y.). Citizens
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2157
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
A printed petition in support of the creation of a steam railway system below 14th Street. The petition contains hundred of signatures, collected January-February 1887, from residents of the area that include the signer's name, residency, and... more
Corban Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 670
.29 linear feet (1 box)
Papers of the Corban Society, a benevolent organization of women, founded to aid divinity students and fledgling ministers. Records include correspondence recommending applicants for aid, lists of articles needed, meeting minutes, reports to the... more
Actor-Managers, Inc
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-022
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Actor-Managers, Inc., was a New York theatrical production organization which in February 1928 staged Simon Gantillon's French play MAYA (1924), in an English translation by Ernest Boyd, with Aline MacMahon in the lead role of a prostitute. City... more
Liebmann, Alfred J., 1885-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1756
.68 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Alfred J. Liebmann (b. 1885) was a research chemist. Born in Switzerland, he emigrated to the U.S. in 1910 and became technical director of Schenley Industries and president of the Schenley Research Institute. His studies included the utilization... more
United States.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2291
.3 linear feet (2 volumes)
Manuscript petition (7 p.) signed by forty-six members of the Second Continental Congress on July 8, 1775, asking King George III to use his authority and influence to address grievances and restore harmony in the government's relations with the... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1520
0.06 linear feet (1 box, 1 microfilm reel)
A collection of bills of sale, deeds, passes, certificates of registry, manumission papers, wills, and speeches. Also, letters relating to slavery-related court cases, including the Amistad slave ship revolt. Also includes letters by... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 952
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Arthur (originally Arturo) Alfonso Schomburg was a collector of books and manuscripts pertaining to black history and culture, whose collection formed the basis for the Schomburg Center for Black Culture. This collection consists primarily of... more
Lloyd, Mary Maverick, 1906-1976
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4802
45.98 linear feet (106 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 1 volume)
Mary Maverick Lloyd (1906-1976) was an American writer and activist for peace and world federalism. She wrote for the Federated Press and the Works Progress Administration's Federal Writers' Project, and worked for the Campaign for World... more
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