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Aaltonen, Wäinö Waldemar, 1894-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17771
1 folder
Finnish artist and sculptor. Letters to Mamie E. Ollila in the United States. The letters, written in Finnish, are accompanied by translations by Mrs. Ollila.
Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17972
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) was an American photographer best known for her black and white photography of New York City's architecture. This collection consists primarily business and personal letters she received, 1928-1992. Other materials... more
Abbott, Edward, 1841-1908
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6432
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Abbott, Lawrence F. (Lawrence Fraser), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6437
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Abbott, Samuel, 1864-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6438
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter to Lorimer, editor of the Saturday Evening Post, correcting the origin of a line of poetry that he believed should have been attributed to Tennyson
Abdalian, Zabelle.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | Sc 331.137-U (United States. Office of Administrator of the Census of Partial Employment...
4 v, illus. maps tables, 29 cm; 4 v, illus. maps tables, 29 cm
Abramson, Ben
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Ben Abramson was proprietor of the Argus Book Shop in Chicago, Illinois. Collection consists of correspondence with authors, illustrators and bookmen.
Adamič, Louis 1899-1951
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6464
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Social critic and writer. Letter to Sidney Hook regarding the treatment of Benjamin Stolberg.
Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6470
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Includes correspondence with NY Tribune regarding subscription, a check from NY Tribune for $20 (cashed), and correspondence with J.S. Billings, Esq. NYPL donating copies of work to the library.
Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6475
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American humorous writer, journalist & radio presenter. Correspondence with Mr. Cyril Clemens of the International Mark Twain Society; Mr. Edmund L. Pearson of the New York Public Library and later, Camp Upton; and a Miss Markowitz.
Adams, George Burton, 1851-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6476
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Professor of history at Yale University.
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 12
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian, novelist, and critic. The collection consists of twenty-eight autograph letters signed by Henry Adams, 1871-1899; his undated autograph memoranda on the art of writing biography (4 p.);... more
Adams, Leo, 1903-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 16
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Leo Adams (1903- ) was a management executive with R.H. Macy & Co. in New York City from 1930 to 1965. Before Macy's he worked in the early motion picture theaters in Chicago and New York. Collection consists of Adams's correspondence, photographs... more
Adams, Maude, 1872-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6489
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American actress. Original name: Maude Kiskadden. Two items. One autograph card dated October 1894. One piece of stationary with address 1432 Broadway New York "compliments of Miss Adams"
Adams, William Davenport, 1851-1904
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23
1.97 linear feet (10 volumes)
Corrections and additions to William Davenport Adams's Dictionary of the Drama, comprised of 24 volumes in 10 slipcases. Letters "Q" and "R" of the work are complete, and include printer's proof sheets. Letters "A" through "G" were published in... more
Adamson, Robert, 1871-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6505
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Robert Adamson served as the Secretary to the Mayor of New York City, William Jay Gaynor. The folder mostly contains correspondence from 1910 addressed to Mr. Adamson. Many of the letters commend him for his bravery during the shooting of Mayor... more
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3465
0.1 linear feet (1 folder; 3 microfilm reels)
American social worker, author and advocate of international peace. Won the Nobel Peace prize in 1931. The folder contains two letters written by Jane Addams, one of which is dated Mary 27, 1902. Also included is an invitation to a ceremony... more
Ade, George, 1866-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6508
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American author and playwright. The folder contains three letters from George Ade. The letter dated June 18, 1901 to Mr. Seymour Eaton is an acceptance of his request to write on "How to travel in Europe." The other two letters are to The... more
Adiassewich, Alexander Victorovitch, 1865-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 28
.4 linear feet
Petroleum engineer. Economic and historical studies on Turkey and Russia, including manuscripts on Turkestan, Caucasian Georgia and Daghestan, the Crimean peninsula, the Cossacks, and cotton growing, the textile industry, and the petroleum... more
Adsit, Newman Ward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18233
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Burnham family traces its lineage through Jacob Burnham of Yarmouth, England, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1753. He died in Schenectady, New York. Burnham descendants settled in Pittstown, Rensselaer County, New York; Saratoga Springs, New... more
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6519
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Alexander Agassiz was an American morphologist, geologist, zoologist, oceanographer, museum director, and mining engineer. He was the son of Louis Agassiz.
Agnew, George Bliss, 1868-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 30
George Bliss Agnew (1868-1941) was a New York City businessman and politician. The collection consists mainly of political correspondence that includes letters from constituents, associates, and others interested in the outcome of bills before the... more
Albee, Edward, 1928-2016
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 34
Papers consists of numerous drafts of literary works in a range of genres. The drafts, most of which date from 1940's and 1950's, pre-date Albee's fame.
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6559
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Alexander, De Alva Stanwood, 1845-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6565
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
U.S. Congressman from New York, 1897-1911. The folder contains one letter to Mr. N. McDonald regarding his support of the Telepost Bill, H.R. 19402 dated 28 Mar. 1910.
Alexander, Jerome, 1876-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 38
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Jerome Alexander (1876-1959) was the pre-eminent American scientist in the field of colloidal chemistry, the study of substances neither in suspension nor solution, which was pertinent to many other areas of chemistry. In addition to translating a... more
Alexander, Robert J. (Robert Jackson), 1918-2010
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 40
6.4 linear feet (10 boxes)
Robert Jackson Alexander (1918- ) earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University in 1950, and has taught economics at Rutgers University since 1947. His field of specialization, on which he has written frequently, is labor movements in Central and South... more
Alfange, Dean, 1897-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 46
Dean Alfange (1897-1989) was a lawyer, politician and political advisor to U.S. presidents and New York governors. He was instrumental in the formation of the Liberal Party, active in the Greek-American communtiy, and involved in human rights... more
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.;Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 47
68 linear feet (73 boxes)
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., founded in 1915 by Alfred A. Knopf (1892-1984), started by publishing translations of Russian and European works. By the 1920s, Knopf was publishing major American authors yet continued to publish important European authors... more
Alger, William Rounseville, 1822-1905
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6583
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)