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Ainsworth, Henry, 1571-1622?
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 33
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bound manuscript, with binder's title: "Ainsworth on the Psalms. Lond. 1617." Formerly accompanied Ainsworth's printed work, "Annotations upon the book of Psalms" (2nd ed., 1617), which is now part of the Rare Book Collection at the New York... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 195
60 linear feet (432 v. and 15 boxes)
George Bancroft (1800-1891) was an American historian, diplomat and public official who wrote the ten-volume History of the United States. Bancroft's positions included Collector of the Port of Boston, Secretary of the Navy under Polk, Minister to... more
Barbaro, Hermalao
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6955
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Patriarch of Aquileia
Beale, Charles Currier, 1864-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 235
6.5 linear feet (23 boxes)
Charles Currier Beale (1864-1909), a collector of shorthand manuscripts and printed materials, founded and operated the Beale Shorthand Bureau and School of Phonography in Boston between 1884 and 1908. Collection consists of materials concerning... more
Bedell family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 233
.63 linear feet (1 box, 1 slipcase)
The Beadle family settled in the U.S. in Salem, Mass. in the 17th century. Members of the family moved on to Connecticut and New York State. Erastus Flavel Beadle (1821-1894) was a printer and publisher who formed a company in 1856 with Robert... more
Benavides, Alonso de, fl. 1630
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3948
1 folder
Fray Alonso de Benavides was a Franciscan missionary in New Mexico. Manuscript translation from the Spanish by John G. Shea.
Bigelow, John, 1854-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 300
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of photoreproductions of documents about Columbus made by Bigelow during the 1920s from originals at the Biblioteca Nacional in Madrid and the Archivo General de Indias in Seville. Materials include copy of journal abstract,... more
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 507
4.08 linear feet (2 boxes, 27 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a British historian, civil servant, and author. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to Maryland in 1763. He was a lawyer in Baltimore until the American Revolutionary War broke out, when he left for England. Chalmers... more
Columbus, Christopher
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 601
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of photoreproductions and facsimiles of Columbus documents and 20th century clippings and printed matter concerning Columbus. Facsimiles include letters written by Columbus and documents by or about Columbus and... more
Davenport, John, 1597-1670
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 731
1.5 linear feet (1 v.)
John Davenport (1597-1670) was a Congregational clergyman in colonial New England. Collection consists of letters of Davenport to John Winthrop, drafts of letters by Winthrop, and other letters and documents relating to the colony of Connecticut.
Digby, Kenelm, 1603-1665
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 808
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Fair copies of 46 letters by Digby in a contemporary scribe's hand. There are holograph corrections by Digby. The letters are to his sons (Kenelm, John and George) and other relatives and friends after the death of his wife, Lady Venetia, in 1633.... more
Drake, Samuel G., 1798-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6404
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Gardner Drake (1798-1875) was an American historian, antiquarian, genealogist, and bookseller. He wrote about New England history, Indians and witchcraft. Collection consists of Drake's manuscript transcripts of documents, 1633-1792,... more
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 927
30.83 linear feet; 108 boxes, 21 volumes
The portion of the Emmet Collection housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Division consists of approximately 10,800 historical manuscripts relating chiefly to the period prior to, during, and following the American Revolution. The collection... more
Evangelisch Luthersche Kerk (Netherlands)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 955
.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Negative photostats and typed transcripts of records from the Amsterdam Lutheran Church archives relating to Lutheranism in New Netherlands. The records consist of minutes of the Consistory at Amsterdam, correspondence between the Consistory and... more
Feldman, Theo, 1891-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 985
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Theo Feldman (1891-1957) lived in Vienna, Austria, and New York City. Collection contains correspondence and other papers, ca. 1910-1957, of Feldman relating to his friends and associates in the Austrian and German literary, musical and theatrical... more
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
Friesland (Netherlands)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1085
21 linear feet (109 v.)
Friesland is a province of the Netherlands on the North Sea. The province was part of the Spanish Empire until the late 16th century when it became one of the United Provinces of Holland. The provinces joined with the Belgian provinces in 1815 to... more
Grauer, Ben
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1202
6.2 linear feet (7 boxes)
Benjamin Franklin (Ben) Grauer (1907-1977) was an American radio and television announcer, reporter and news commentator. In the mid 1960s he assembled a collection of mainly French historical manuscripts. Collection contains approximately 10,000... more
Great Britain. Board of Ordnance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1075
.4 linear feet (4 volumes)
Records of the British Surveyor of Ordnance, including some created by Sir Charles Frederick, who was Surveyor from 1750 through 1782. Consist of records and letters concerning the military establishment and its equipment in Europe and America,... more
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1225
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
On vellum, believed to date to the 17th century
Gregg, John Robert, 1867-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1242
128 linear feet (263 boxes, 1 map tube)
Collection reflects Gregg's career as an inventor, educator and publisher of Gregg Shorthand and related commercial education material. Collection is composed of Gregg Publishing Company records, Light-Line Phonography Company records and John... more
Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1690-1764
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1313
26.5 linear feet (140 v., 1 box)
Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764) was a judge who served for many years as Lord Chancellor of England. Collection consists of British correspondence and official documents (handwritten transcripts in part), dealing mainly with... more
Harkness, Edward Stephen, 1874-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1318
3.3 linear feet (29 v.)
Edward Stephen Harkness (1874-1940) was a trustee of the New York Public Library. His wife and co-collector, Mary Stillman Harkness, died in 1950. Collection consists of holograph manuscripts, autograph letters, documents, and signatures... more
Italy. Marina
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1533
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Contemporary copies of orders, instructions, and letters by the Medici, Grand Dukes of Tuscany, concerning vessels and naval affairs. On vellum, in Italian. Bears bookplate of W. Vernon
Johnston, Alexander, Sir, 1775-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1578
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Alexander Johnston (1775-1849), British statesman, was advocate-general of Ceylon. Collection consists of papers concerning the government, history and customs of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), especially the establishment of land revenue, 1800-1817.... more
Knights of Malta
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1855
Rules of the order of the Knights Hospitalers of St. John of Jerusalem (Knights of Malta), believed to have been written in the 17th century. In Spanish
Kohns, Lee, 1864-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 645
6 linear feet (19 boxes, 3 v.)
Collection consists of letters and documents, ca. 15th-19th centuries, collected by Lee Kohns. American and European historical, literary, artistic, and scientific figures are represented.
Milton, John, 1608-1674
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2011
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Milton (1608-1674) was an English poet. He composed sonnets and epic poetry including Paradise Lost, and also wrote tracts concerning political and social issues. Collection consists of one letter from Milton to Carlo Dati (1647 April),... more
Minuit, Peter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2559
.04 linear feet (1 volume, 1 other item)
Original deed of the Patroonship (the plantation) of Rensselaerwick [Rensselaerswyck] signed by Peter Minuit and others on August 13, 1630. Also present is the document's seal. This large estate, located near present-day Albany, New York, was... more
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