Found 10897 collections.

Tilton, Théodore 1835-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4647
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Theodore Tilton was an American abolitionist, newspaper editor, poet, and supporter of women's rights, who brought suit against Henry Ward Beecher in 1874 for adultery with his wife Elizabeth R. Tilton. Collection consists of miscellaneous... more
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4646
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of holograph fragments by Henry David Thoreau: from Cape Cod, Chapter V, The Wellfleet Oysterman, 2 p. on 1 leaf (removed from NYPL copy of The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Manuscript Edition, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin,... more
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2970
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection consists of English author William Makepeace Thackeray’s preface (dated 1852 as published) to “Mr. Brown’s Letters to a young man about town; with The proser and other papers” (New York ; D. Appleton and Co., 1853), written in the hand... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-303
16 boxes (ca. 454 drawings), some col, 54 x 37 cm or smaller; 16 boxes (ca. 454 drawings), some col, 54 x 37 cm or smaller
The Gates and Morange Studio was founded by Frank E. Gates and Edward A. Morange and was located in New York City. Gates was born in Chicago and Morange was born in Bronxville, New York. Both men studied at the School of Fine Arts in St. Louis,... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-023
1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller
Commedia dell'arte was a popular form of theater which began in Italy in the 16th century. It includes masked character types and stock scenarios. Performed outdoors on temporary stages, its performers utilized various props instead of elaborate... more
Carl Kent
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-215
4 boxes (ca. 46 drawings), some col, 56 x 81 cm. or smaller; 4 boxes (ca. 46 drawings), some col, 56 x 81 cm. or smaller
Designer, technical advisor, jazz pianist, and lyricist, Carl Kent (1918-1959), was born in New York City. A graduate of the National Academy of Design, he also studied at the Art Students League. Kent served as technical advisor and supervisor on... more
Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4657
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consist of confidential letters from U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish and acting Secretary John L. Cadwalader to District Attorney B.K. Phelps in New York concerning Tweed's apprehension and return from Spain, 1876, and two letters... more
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3608
4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller
Black and white and some color photographs, posters and prints mostly of New York City buildings and streets, including Battery Swimming Baths (Battery Park Baths), photograph by E.J. Lecocq (ca. 1900), 2 photographs of renderings of the New York... more
Union Library of Oneida County (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3074
.36 linear feet (3 volumes)
This collection documents the Union Library, founded in Oneida County, New York, in 1797. The first volume contains the library's Articles of Agreement signed by subscribers (December 12, 1797), incorporation documents (December 18, 1797), trustee... more
Weston, Roswell
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3302
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is Roswell Weston's land record book, which documents land transactions in the Old Military Tract in Clinton, Franklin, and Essex Counties, New York (1811-1854). Other New York State property locations mentioned include Warren County,... more
Vernam, W.B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3160
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
These two volumes were kept by W.B. Vernam, a Brooklyn real estate appraiser. He appraised properties in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, and towns in Long Island, Westchester County, and New Jersey. Listed are values of land and... more
Sullivan, George, 1933-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2921
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook kept by George Sullivan and Joseph H. Pierce as commissioners to prosecute the claim of Massachusetts on the general government for expenditures for services of militia during the War of 1812.
Torrens Campaign Committee
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3008
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
These letters are related to the Torrens Campaign Committee of New York, and legislation concerning the registration of land titles. The collection contains a volume entitled "Ledger A" kept by secretary L. Macchiaverna, a small scrap book, and... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3200
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Meeting minutes of free holders and inhabitants of school districts number 13 (Wolcott, New York) and number 4 (Rose, New York). Include are reports of trustees of district 4 to the commissioners of the Common Schools of Rose
H. R. Newton's Oyster House
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22293
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Hannah R. Newton (1840-1905) ran an oyster house at 268 Sixth Avenue, corner of 17th Street, New York City, from approximately the late 1870s to the mid-1890s, as listed in City street directories. Her husband, Richard W. Newton (1834-1907), an... more
Arcularius and Merrell (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22285
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Philip Jacob Arcularius and Andrew Merrell ran a leather-tanning business in New York City. Arcularius, a German immigrant, also held various civic positions and was appointed superintendent of the Alms House in 1805. The volume contains two sets... more
Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 399
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Sergei Denham was a businessman and ballet enthusiast who became the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The collection holds a handwritten biography of Denham by Michael Subotin, as well as Denham's own writings on ballet history and... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22942
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Shipping receipts from Hudson River ship captains for foodstuffs and livestock forwarded and sold for R. S. Crawford, Moses Crawford, Alexander Crawford, and James Crawford, from Newburgh, New York to New York City, via steamboats and other... more
Daykarhanova, Tamara, 1889-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-112
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Tamara Daykarhanova (1889-1980) was a Russian-born actress and acting teacher. She debuted with the Moscow Art Theatre (Moskovskiĭ khudozhestvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr) at age 18 and, following the Russian Revolution, went on to tour with the... more
Hogan, Frank
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-006
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frank Hogan (1916-1997) was a New York City-based playwright, editor, and radio promoter. The Frank Hogan theatre papers date from 1969 to 1997 and document three of Hogan's stage and film works: Finn MacKool, That Nice Mister Grant, and Lillian... more
En Garde Arts, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30500
.5 linear feet (1 box)
En Garde Arts, Inc., was a New York-based theater company that specialized in "site specific" productions, staging both classics and new works in specially designated, nontraditional architectural or outdoor spaces. Founded in 1985 by former... more
Steinbeck, Elaine A.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-003
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Elaine Steinbeck papers on The Grapes of Wrath (1988-1990) concern the stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, written by Frank Galati and produced by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. The collection documents the... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz VF (Byron, G.) (1813. St. James's Chronicle)
6 clippings, various sizes; 6 clippings, various sizes
A collection of six clippings, removed from the album of Byronana which also formerly housed Byron's 30 April 1814 autograph letter to Clio Rickman (B 0186), along with several other Byron-related manuscripts and printed material. Included here... more
Cohan, Georgette
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-036
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Georgette Cohan (1900-1988) was an American actor, and daughter of George M. Cohan and musical comedy performer Ethel Levey. Her photographs and memorabilia (1895-1978) include images of Cohan, her mother, her husband J. William Souther, other... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Lace pattern book)
1 volume (39 pages of content 264 total leaves), 125 mm; 1 volume (39 pages of content 264 total leaves), 125 mm
Small duodecimo notebook containing thirty-seven pen and ink lace patterns, one unfinished pattern in pencil, and one partial pencil sketch of a shirt. Buff boards stamped "1807" on spine; marbled endpapers. Watermark date of "1803." With an... more
Century Lighting, Inc.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-047
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Century Lighting, Inc. designs consist of technical drawings of stage lighting control systems produced by the New York-based company. Designs include a portable switchboard for My Fair Lady (1957), a cue control system (labeled... more
Lambs (Theatrical club : New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 06-1
183 linear feet (257 boxes)
Established in New York City in 1874, the Lambs Club is the oldest professional theater club in the United States. The Lambs Club scores consists of the organization's library of published and manuscript music, representing a range of popular... more
Mauro, Antonio, 1944-
Music Division | JPB 14-21
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Antonio Mauro (? - 1922) was an Italian composer and organist. The Antonio Mauro scores, dating from 1884 to 1938, hold ten original compositions and five arrangements.
New York (Colony). Council
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2166
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains council minutes from the Indian Congress at Albany that took place in June and July of 1754. In addition to the minutes are copies of documents from 1684 to 1754 concerning previous treaties and propositions between New... more
West Side and Yonkers Patent Railroad Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3294
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This item documents the West Side and Yonkers Patent Railroad Company, which created the first elevated train in New York City, the Ninth Avenue Line in 1868. The volume contains subscription lists for bonds and capital subscribers, and provides... more