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Adams, Robert, 1787-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18
.17 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Adams' papers include an unpublished holograph "History of Newbury, Mass., from its settlement to 1828," as well as his notes from the town records, 1706-1783, and other sources, as well as a list of records and books consulted. Includes... more
Adolf Fredrik, 1710-1771 -- King of Sweden
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17856
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters and documents signed by Adolf Fredrik, King of Sweden, as well as an official wax seal. Recipients include Johan von Heland. In Swedish.
Alberti, Michael, 1682-1757
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6549
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Folder contains a quote written in Spanish and Greek dated 14 Aug 1747.
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6570
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Alexander (1691-1756) was counsel for John Peter Zenger during his trial for libel, 1734-1735, in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y.
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15701
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of five satirical songs and poems, some likely in the hand of James Alexander, relating to affairs in New York under the administration of Governor William Cosby, 1732-1736
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 37
.25 linear feet (1 box)
James Alexander (1691-1756) was counsel for John Peter Zenger during his trial for libel, 1734-1735, in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York. The collection consists of papers relating to the trial of John Peter Zenger, written or collected... more
Alexander, William, 1726-1783
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 44
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
William Alexander (1726-1783) of New York City, popularly known as Lord Stirling, was a merchant, public official, the first governor of King's (Columbia) College, and a soldier in the American Revolution. He joined the British army at the onset... more
Allen, Frederick I
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18109
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Frederick Innes Allen (1859-1938) of Auburn, New York was an attorney who served as Commissioner of Patents during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. His wife, Cornelia Margaret Seward, was the granddaughter of William H. Seward. Frederick... more
Allen, William, 1704-1780
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6609
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Merchant and jurist. This folder contains three letters settling various disputes by William Allen.
Anderson, James, 1662-1728
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6657
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Scottish genealogist and antiquarian.
Anson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6694
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains letters written by members of the Anson family, including British politician and peer, Viscount Thomas Anson.
Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 115
19 linear feet (48 boxes)
Alfred Anthony Williams (1860- ), theologian, author and educator, was an executive and administrator of the Committee of the Federal Council of Christ, founder of the Federation Committee of Good Will Between Jews and Christians, and treasurer of... more
Antwerpen, Sijmon van
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6703
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Authors Club (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 161
1 linear foot (1 box)
The Authors Club of New York was founded in 1882. Members included Robert Louis Stevenson, Stephen Crane, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, and Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt. The club was disbanded and its assets were turned over to the New... more
Backus, Isaac, 1724-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6834
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two pieces of paper with notes, dated 1744 and 1752
Bancker, Evert, 1734-1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 193
3.31 linear feet (15 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Gerard Bancker (1740-1799) and brother Evert Bancker Jr. (1734-1815) were New York City surveyors and members of a wealthy merchant family. The land surveys, plats, and maps that comprise the bulk of the Bancker plans depict the streets,... 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
Banks family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 192
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Members of the Bancker family included Evert Bancker (1721-1803), his cousins Gerard Bancker (1740-1799) and Evert Bancker, Jr. (1734- ), and Charles Nicoll Bancker (1778-1869), son of Evert, Jr. The elder Evert Bancker was partner with Gerard... more
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
Beauvoir, Lartizien de
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 238
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Five letters from Lartizien de Beauvoir addressed to the Chevalier de Beauvain, royal geographer at Paris, dated 1749 to 1775. Bound together with these letters, in a different hand, are Joseph Nicolas de Lisle's "Avertissement aux astonomes sur... more
Becker family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18105
.25 linear feet (2 volumes)
The Becker family papers consist of two scrapbooks containing papers of the Becker and related families from Saratoga, Rensselaerwyck, Albany, and elsewhere in New York State. The papers include accounts, receipts, bills and agreements,... 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
Beekman family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18075
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Beekman family lived in New York City. The collection consists of late-18th to mid-19th century Beekman family deeds, wills, accounts, mortgages, and other documents. Other New York families represented are the Heath, Taylor, Payne, Roosevelt,... more
Beekman, William, 1623-1717
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7171
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
1699 land survey document of a parcel of land bounded by East River, "Stivesant" Street, Kipp St, and Highway; 1704 land deed from Mary Kip to William Beekman; 1876 letters from James Beekman; 1950s transcripts of 1699 land survey and 1704 land deed.
Belcher, Jonathan, 1682-1757
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7185
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American merchant and colonial governor of Massachusetts and New Hampshire 1729/30-1741 and of New Jersey 1747-1757. Two letters to Richard Waldron 1731, 1734 and an authorization for payment, 1752.
Bertelot, M
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 274
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Heavily illustrated manuscript, in French, concerning military architecture. Calculations and detailed instructions accompany the illustrations, which depict many fortified buildings, as well as some fortified villages
Besser, Johann von, 1654-1729
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7308
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Poet, Master of Ceremonies of Prussian Court. Item in German.
Beverley, William, 1696-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 283
1 box
Virginia planter and political figure. Papers of William Beverley, 1737-1748 include letter book (1737-1744), account book (1737-1745), tenant accounts (1742), accounts (1743), rents due (1748), deeds, wills, etc.
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
Birnbaum, Johann Abraham, 1702-1748
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7374
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Birnbaum was a teacher of rhetoric at the University of Leipzig.