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13th Moon, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1
16.17 linear feet (24 boxes)
13th Moon, a feminist literary magazine, was founded in 1973 by Ellen Marie Bissert. The magazine's records 1973-1984 contain editorial correspondence, project files on poetry readings and research projects, mechanicals and printed copies of the... more
ACT UP New York (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 10
97.4 linear feet (234 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes, 1 oversize item)
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Center in New York City's Greenwich Village as an organization devoted to direct action (demonstrations and civil disobedience) to call the... more
AIDS and Adolescents Network of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4811
The AIDS and Adolescents Network of New York was established in 1987 by a coalition of youth and health service providers concerned about the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on adolescents. The organization sponsored HIV/AIDS education, prevention... more
Aaron Diamond Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3623
217 linear feet (521 boxes)
The Aaron Diamond Foundation was a philanthropic foundation in New York City established by Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Diamond for the purpose of serving the public interest. From 1986 until its termination in 1996 the Foundation awarded financial grants... more
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
Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6450
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Member of Congress from New York. . Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Morton Freund thanking them for a sketch of Abzug. References author being on a show with Truman Capote.
Adair, Douglass.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6456
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two letters to Broadus Mitchell from Douglass Adair concerning his work on Alexander Hamilton.
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
Adee, Alvey A. (Alvey Augustus), 1842-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6509
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter dated Feb. 14, 1894, is addressed to Worthington C. Ford on Department of State letterhead. Letter dated March 6, 1894 is addressed to Mr. Ford concerning the exclusion of a Mr. Strauss from some club or group.
Ahléen, Reinhold
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 32
.67 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection consists of two typescripts with additions and biographical information on the author. "A Comprehensive History and Anthology of Swedish Poetry" [700 to 1950], dated 1960, includes biographical notes, a brief survey of Swedish... more
Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6528
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American poet, anthologist, critic and fiction writer. . Letter to Mr. Herbert Cahoon of NYPL.
Aiken, George D. (George David), 1892-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6529
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American. . United States Senator from Vermont in 1944, and Governor of Vermont from 1937-1941. A letter to Mr. Leo M.J. Manglaviti of Johns Hopkins University regarding the establishment of a National Presidential primary.
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, Richard Stoddard, 1902-1986
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1700
.62 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
This scrapbook is comprised of condolence letters, cards, and telegrams sent to Gertrude Lawrence's husband Richard Aldrich after the actress's sudden death in 1952. Included are remembrances from friends, former colleagues, and admirers. Also... more
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
Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3734
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A speech delivered at the annual meeting of the staff of the New York Public Library at Hunter College, October 1951. Published in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, November 1951
Allworth, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3621
8.3 linear feet (21 boxes); 679 kb (11 computer files); 19 audio files
Edward A. Allworth is professor emeritus of Turco-Soviet Studies in the Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures Department of Columbia University. He began his career at Columbia in 1961, dedicating his writings and teaching to the study... more
American Aid to France
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 63
3.9 linear feet (6 boxes)
American Aid to France was a relief organization, previously known as American Relief for France. Collection consists of minutes of the board of directors and executive committee meetings, general ledger and journal, financial statements,... more
American Foundation for AIDS Research
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6126
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The American Foundation for AIDS Research is a nonprofit organization formed in September 1985 from the merger of two existing AIDS research organizations: the AIDS Medical Foundation, based in New York City, and the Los Angeles-based National... more
American Legion. New York. Willard Straight Post No. 842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 81
1 linear foot (1 box)
The Willard Straight Post of the American Legion was established in 1920 in opposition to the philosophy expressed by the leaders of the newly organized National American Legion. Collection consists of the papers of Irving M. Engel as member and... more
American Movement for World Government
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1667
22 linear feet (44 boxes)
The American Movement for World Government (AMWG), a not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1954, was founded by William H.D. Cox, Jr. to promote the establishment of federal world government as a necessary condition for world peace and... more
American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 91
14 linear feet (14 cartons)
The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society was founded in 1895 to preserve scenic and historic sites. The records contain correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs and printed material documenting the Society's work, chiefly in New... more
American Theatre Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 93
48 linear feet (106 boxes)
The American Educational Theatre Association, was formed in 1936 by a group of drama teachers to encourage high standards of teaching, production and scholarship; to disseminate information concerning developments in the theatre; and to initiate... more
Anania, Valeriu.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | JFC 72-2983
84 p. with port, 19 cm; 84 p. with port, 19 cm
Anspacher, Louis Kaufman, 1878-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 110
Papers consist of correspondence and theatrical writings, ca. 1903-1960 of Louis K. Anspacher, playwright, author, lecturer, and occasional actor.
Archard, Marcel, 1899-1974
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6452
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Address on succeeding M. Andre Chevrillon as a member of the French Academy, 1959. In French.
Arciniegas, Germán, 1900-1999
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 120
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Germán Arciniegas (1900- ) was a Colombian journalist, author and educator. Collection consists of correspondence and "fugitive" communications, mainly on censorship and violence as political instruments in Latin America, principally in Colombia.
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