Found 56 collections.

Filtering on: x1551 - 1600
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
53 items
The Shelleys of Castle Goring and of Michelgrove, in the county of Sussex, England. A collection of fifty-three manuscript legal documents relating both to close and more distant family members of Percy Bysshe Shelley, the English poet. Chiefly... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1531
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
These records of a notary public in Florence, Italy date from 1575 through 1665 and also include documents relating to the disposition of private property in those years. On vellum, written in Italian and Latin
Phillips family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2410
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Phillips family members resided in Shropshire, England. Collection contains documents relating to the Phillips family estate, Tyn-y-Rhos Hall, in Weston Rhyn, Oswestry, Shropshire.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2584
.27 linear feet (1 box)
Manuscript on parchment; text is in Italian, with some Hebrew. Believed to date to the seventeenth century
Venice (Italy). Ambasciata (Great Britain)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3153
.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Papers of the Venetian ambassadors to Great Britain, 1520-1720, comprising copies of letters to their home government on the affairs of Great Britain and Ireland and matters concerning the Catholic Church, and copies of treaties and other state... more
Rich, O. (Obadiah), 1777-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2570
24 linear feet (20 boxes); 113 microfilm reels
Collection consists of letters, documents and transcripts relating to the discovery, conquest and colonization of Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, the Moluccas, and the Philippines; and to the Casa de Contratación and the... more
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1225
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
On vellum, believed to date to the 17th century
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7155
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and documents from a number of Bedford earls and dukes (1578, 1642, 1821, 1828, 1836,1886, 1896, 1968).
Shee, Eliza Archer
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Shee)
1 volume (350 items), 29 cm; 1 volume (350 items), 29 cm
Album of autograph letters, letter fragments, and cut away signatures, many of which are addressed to the English portrait painter and writer Martin Archer Shee. Apparantly partially compiled by Shee's daughter, Eliza Jane, the album represents... more
Atienza, Lope de, 1537-1596? -- Compendio historial del estado de los indios del Perú
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 144
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
A historical compendium of the state of Indians in Peru, including documentation of their rites, customs, and inclinations, as well as warnings for those who live among them. Composed by Spanish Jesuit missionary Lope de Atienza, with the... more
Castañeda de Nájera, Pedro de, active 16th century
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2570, no. 63
1 volume
A transcription of an account of the expeditions of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado to conquer the "Seven Cities of Cibola," the volume chronicles the journey of Coronado and his army through what is now Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and... more
Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1282
.19 linear feet (2 volumes)
This is the only extended original prose work in English of Richard Hakluyt, the younger (1522-1616) and is an elaborate prospectus for English colonization of North America written in the sixteenth century. It was a confidential and important... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 536
1 linear foot (7 items)
Collection consists of manuscript, scrolls written in Manchu and Chinese, and ink sticks. Manuscript is 16th-century transcription of encyclopedia of Chinese literature written by Emperor Yung Lo in 1408. Scrolls, 1651-1828, are imperial... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 117
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript, bound in vellum, in Spanish
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 125
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Collection consists of two manuscripts written in Armenian. One volume, ca. 1639, contains philosophical treatises on David the Philosopher and Aristotle, and commentary on the New Testament. Also, ca. 14th-century manuscript on vellum of service... more
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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 542
.25 linear feet (1 volume)
This manuscript volume was written in various hands. From 1348 through 1573 entries are in German text hand; entries made from 1573 through 1625 are in different hands
Commendone, Giovanni Francesco, 1524-1584
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 603
1 box
Cardinal and papal nuncio. Register of letters to Cardinal Borromeo reporting on his activities in Poland.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1952
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume originating from 17th century England, containing household recipes for wine, cake, and other edibles, as well as medicinal treatments for the cure of human and animal ailments
Friesland (Netherlands)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1085
21 linear feet (109 v.)
Friesland is a province of the Netherlands on the North Sea. The province was part of the Spanish Empire until the late 16th century when it became one of the United Provinces of Holland. The provinces joined with the Belgian provinces in 1815 to... more
Echaux, Bertrand d', 1557-1641
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Bertrand d'Echaux, bishop of the French Catholic diocese of Bayonne from 1598-1621. To Antoine de Silly, comte de La Rochepot : 1 autograph letter signed : 25 Jul 1600 : (MISC 0511) : in French, 1 folded sheet. Filed in oversized manuscripts flat... more
Du Moulin, Charles, 1500-1566
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Charles Du Moulin, French jurist. To a Nicole Pithon : 1 autograph letter signed : 2 Jun 1557 : (MISC 0321) : in legal French.
Wilmerding, Lucius Kellogg, 1848-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23274
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Wilmerding family papers date from 1568 to 1951 (bulk dates: 1860-1900) and consist of correspondence, ephemera, invitations, business records, clippings, genealogical research, poetry, wills, and auction catalogs related to the Wilmerding... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2045
1.11 linear feet (6 volumes)
Original documents and transcripts of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, relating to the worship of the Virgin at Guadalupe, and her apparition there; includes sermons, discourses, pieces in the native language, and a few engravings.
Vollmer, Ruth, 1900-1982
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3188
Chiefly an autograph collection of manuscript letters, documents, musical scores, photographs, and other papers of European, British, and American composers, musicians, authors, novelists, poets, playwrights, historians, philosophers, painters,... more
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2037
10 linear feet (18 boxes, 20 volumes)
Gilbert Holland Montague (1880-1961) was an American lawyer and autograph collector. Collection consists of letters and documents with the autographs of American, British and other European figures including statesmen, politicians, artists,... more
Whitney, Helen Hay, 1875-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3318
1.5 linear feet (17 v.)
Collection consists of seventeen English and American manuscripts dating from the early 15th century to the late 19th century. In addition to cooking recipes, most of the manuscripts also contain medicinal recipes and remedies, as well as mixtures... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6143
18 linear feet (45 boxes)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America. Materials include correspondence of government officials and political leaders; autographs; notebooks; and documents, reports, wills, and... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1037
25 linear feet (55 boxes)
The Ford Autograph Collection was compiled between 1840 and 1898 by Gordon Lester Ford and his sons, Worthington Chauncey Ford and Paul Leicester Ford. Gordon L. Ford (1823-1891) was the business manager of the New York Tribune newspaper and had... more
Kohns, Lee, 1864-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 645
6 linear feet (19 boxes, 3 v.)
Collection consists of letters and documents, ca. 15th-19th centuries, collected by Lee Kohns. American and European historical, literary, artistic, and scientific figures are represented.
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