Found 8 collections related to Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Käsebier, Gertrude, 1852-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4476
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
These papers of American photographer Gertrude Käsebier contain correspondence, photographs, clippings, articles and copyright certificates, dated 1894 to 1934. Correspondence includes letters from Lord Northcliffe, Jacob Riis, Auguste Rodin,... more
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23029
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Emended holograph manuscript (21 leaves) of "In the Gateway of Nations," signed by Jacob A. Riis (1849-1914), journalist, author, social reformer, and photographer. Riis was born in Denmark and emigrated to the U.S. in 1870. While working as a... more
Werner, M. R. (Morris Robert), 1897-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3289
3.4 linear feet (9 boxes)
Morris Robert Werner (1897-1981) was an American journalist and writer in the fields of history, biography and current events. He was a sales agent for chemical dyes in China and then became a foreign correspondent for a British newspaper and for... more
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1542
Records of a social settlement founded in 1891 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan by The King's Daughters, an organization of Episcopal church women, and Jacob A. Riis. Incorporated in 1898 as The King's Daughters Settlement, the institution was... more
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2579
3.81 linear feet (8 boxes)
Jacob August Riis (1849-1914) was a journalist, author, social reformer, and photographer. He was born in Denmark and emigrated to the United States in 1870. While working as a reporter for the New York Tribune, he began his crusade to improve... more
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1154
22 linear feet (46 boxes)
Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly. He was active in many civic improvement and public service organizations. Collection... more
Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1000
105 linear feet (168 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, addresses and speeches, writings, diaries, miscellaneous papers, photographs, and printed matter that document Finley's varied career. Correspondence, 1892-ca.1939 reflects his professional activities,... more
Century Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 504
63.42 linear feet (151 boxes)
The Century Company published the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, which was widely regarded as the best general periodical of its time, performing a role as cultural arbiter during the 1880s and 1890s. It was... more
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