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9/11 United Services Group
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6141
9.91 linear feet (24 boxes; 11 videos); 855.71 Megabytes (4640 computer files)
The 9/11 United Services Group was formed in December 2001 to facilitate, expedite, and enhance coordination of services among various charities and agencies in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks. The September 11th Fund, the... 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
Artkraft Strauss Sign Corporation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17768
168.31 linear feet (307 boxes, 37 volumes, 18 oversized folders, 93 tubes); 11.76 gb (3613 computer files); 120 video files
The Arkraft Strauss Sign Corporation was New York City's preeminent sign designer and manufacturer in the 20th century, responsible for creating some of the great icons in American advertising. Particularly known for their "spectaculars"—giant... more
Association of Village Homeowners
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17931
2.1 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Association of Village Homeowners was formed in 1960 in response to new construction, supporting protection and long-term regulation of the Greenwich Village neighborhood. The Association of Village Homeowners records document the changing... more
Biddle, Geoffrey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23870
2.91 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Geoffrey Biddle is a photographer whose book Alphabet City (published 1992) documented the Puerto Rican community on New York City's Lower East Side in the late 1970s. This collection contains photographs taken in the... more
Black, John Baxter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23785
11.55 linear feet (28 boxes)
John Baxter Black (1924-2014) was a writer and historian who wrote daily diary entries from 1936 to 2014. His diaries chronicle his life in Mansfield, Ohio; London; New York; at boarding school and university; and in the army. This collection... more
Bourscheidt, Randall
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22289
9.03 linear feet (22 boxes)
The Randall Bourscheidt Alliance for the Arts records (1968-2012) document the arts-related advocacy efforts undertaken by the Alliance for the Arts. The collection primarily contains published research reports and project planning documents.
Carroll, Jim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22985
21.77 linear feet (54 boxes, 9 oversized folders); 25.48 mb (113 computer files)
Jim Carroll was an American poet, diarist, and rock musician associated with the downtown arts scene in New York City. Carroll is known for his published diaries of youth and early adulthood and as vocalist and songwriter for the Jim Carroll Band.... more
Century Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18811
190 linear feet (456 boxes); 4,462 Kilobytes (63 computer files)
The Century Foundation, established in 1906 as the Cooperative League and renamed the Twentieth Century Fund in 1922, is a non-profit research institution that supports the study of political and economic issues in the United States. Since its... more
City Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 553
2.6 linear feet (6 boxes)
The City Club of New York was founded in 1892 by Edmund Kelly as a men's club to promote effective and honest government in New York City. The collection, 1896-2004, consists mainly of records from the early years of the organization and the... more
Dain, Phyllis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18397
5.86 linear feet (13 boxes)
Phyllis Dain is a Professor Emerita of Library Service at Columbia University. The Phyllis Dain papers consist of documents relating to her work as a library educator and historian, including the campaign to save the Columbia University Library... more
Dickstein, Morris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18867
18.69 linear feet (45 boxes)
Morris Dickstein is a distinguished humanities professor, American cultural historian, and widely published author and critic. The Morris Dickstein papers contain correspondence with fellow academics and prominent literary figures, as well as... more
Diggins, John P.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18353
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
John Patrick Diggins (1935-2009) was an intellectual historian, university professor, and the author of numerous publications, including Mussolini and Fascism; the view from America (1972), The American Left in the Twentieth Century (1973), The... more
Duberman, Martin B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 848
69.44 linear feet (164 boxes); 726.94 kb (434 computer files); 165 audio files, 109 cassettes
Martin B. Duberman, b.1930, is a historian and playwright who taught history in universities for over fifty years. He is the author of the play In White America, biographies of Charles Francis Adams, James Russell... more
Ecco Press
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 111
150.5 linear feet (358 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 1 audio file, 2 vhs tapes
Ecco Press was an independent small-trade publisher known for presenting distinguished new work in international poetry and fiction writing through its books and its journal Antaeus, and for reissuing neglected classics in a variety of fields,... more
Economic Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23786
3.61 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Economic Club of New York is a nonpartisan and nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study and discussion of social, economic, and political questions. The collection consists of meeting transcripts, photographs, programs, and... more
Environmental Action Coalition
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 937
72 linear feet (114 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversize folders)
Collection consists of general records, waste management program files, environmental education records, and other materials documenting the activities of the Environmental Action Coalition. General records, 1970-1987, include correspondence,... more
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 979
377.21 linear feet linear feet (893 boxes, 182 microfilm reels)
The publishing company Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus & Company by John Farrar and Roger W. Straus, Jr. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as... more
Fishman, Israel David, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1012
5.46 linear feet (14 boxes)
Israel David Fishman (1938-) is best known for founding the Task Force on Gay Liberation (TFGL), a section of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Libraries Association. His papers document the early years of TFGL, Fishman's... more
Five Orange Pips of Westchester County
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18241
1.47 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Five Orange Pips of Westchester County, established in 1935, is one of the first "scion societies" of the Baker Street Irregulars, the oldest and largest organization of Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts in the United States. The records consist... more
Fred L. Lavanburg Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18389
5.58 linear feet (15 boxes, 1 other item)
The records of the Lavanburg Foundation contain meeting minutes and administrative files documenting the activities of the foundation, records of construction of the Lavanburg Villages, and files on grants awarded. Materials are organized in three... more
Gay Officers Action League
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23914
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Gay Officers Action League was established in 1982 as an activist organization on behalf of gay and lesbian law enforcement personnel in New York City.
Getso, Robert, 1962-2014
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18095
.42 linear feet (1 box); 1 dvd
The Robert Getso ACT UP collection documents HIV/AIDS activism undertaken by members of ACT UP and the Costas.
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6397
79.16 linear feet (170 boxes, 7 oversized folders); 305 audio files, 4 dvds
Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) and Kay Tobin Lahusen (1930-) were gay civil rights pioneers and partners for nearly forty-six years. The collection contains their personal and professional papers, photographs by Lahusen created in the course of... more
Glanz, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17761
11.76 linear feet (28 boxes); 80 audio files
James Glanz is a journalist for The New York Times and a physicist who received his Ph.D. in astrophysical sciences from Princeton University. The James Glanz World Trade Center research files contain drafts, notebooks,... more
Goldsmith, Barbara
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18068
99.64 linear feet (157 boxes, 31 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 3.58 gb (1492 computer files)
Barbara Goldsmith (1931-2016) was an American author, journalist, and philanthropist known for her non-fiction and New York City-based cultural commentary. The Barbara Goldsmith papers date from approximately 1900 to 2016 and document Goldsmith's... more
Grumbach, Doris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1261
45 linear feet (86 boxes)
The papers document the professional career and personal life of Doris Grumbach, novelist, writer, literary critic, and educator.
Hamburger, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1296
71.1 linear feet (104 boxes, 5 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 2 cassettes
The Philip Hamburger papers document the literary career and personal life of the author best known for writings published in The New Yorker magazine since 1939. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts,... more
Hardy, Robin, 1952-1995
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4806
15 linear feet (37 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The papers reflect the personal life and career of Robin Hardy, Canadian-born gay activist, writer and editor of action/adventure fiction who emigrated to the United States from Canada in 1984. The papers consist of Hardy's personal and family... more
Hellman, Ronald E.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22318
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Gay Medical Student Alliance (GMSA), one of the earliest gay professional organizations, was founded by gay medical student, Ronald Hellman in 1973. The collection consists of letters sent to GMSA by students around the United States... more
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