Found 102 collections.

Filtering on: x1601 - 1650
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
Evangelisch Luthersche Kerk (Netherlands)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 955
.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Negative photostats and typed transcripts of records from the Amsterdam Lutheran Church archives relating to Lutheranism in New Netherlands. The records consist of minutes of the Consistory at Amsterdam, correspondence between the Consistory and... more
Great Britain. Board of Ordnance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1075
.4 linear feet (4 volumes)
Records of the British Surveyor of Ordnance, including some created by Sir Charles Frederick, who was Surveyor from 1750 through 1782. Consist of records and letters concerning the military establishment and its equipment in Europe and America,... more
Knights of Malta
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1855
Rules of the order of the Knights Hospitalers of St. John of Jerusalem (Knights of Malta), believed to have been written in the 17th century. In Spanish
Siles y Castro, Don Francisco Felix
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2754
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Papers relative to the nobility of Don Francisco Felix de Siles y Castro (of Spain?) from the 17th century. Manuscript on paper, with colored drawings of coats of arms
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2131
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes); 1 microfilm reel
Collection consists of letters of governors, petitions, extracts of letters, and other papers arriving in the colony of New Netherland. Also, accounts kept with the home government, list of houses, and various other colonial documents.
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.
Ainsworth, Henry, 1571-1622?
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 33
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bound manuscript, with binder's title: "Ainsworth on the Psalms. Lond. 1617." Formerly accompanied Ainsworth's printed work, "Annotations upon the book of Psalms" (2nd ed., 1617), which is now part of the Rare Book Collection at the New York... more
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
Benavides, Alonso de, fl. 1630
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3948
1 folder
Fray Alonso de Benavides was a Franciscan missionary in New Mexico. Manuscript translation from the Spanish by John G. Shea.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2072
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of genealogical records, family papers and biographical accounts. Family members include Captain Juan Adal de Mosquera, 1604; Ivan Fernandez de Mosquera and Ana Mendez Figueroa of Badajos, Castilla, 1670; Gonzalo Fernandez... more
Italy. Marina
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1533
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Contemporary copies of orders, instructions, and letters by the Medici, Grand Dukes of Tuscany, concerning vessels and naval affairs. On vellum, in Italian. Bears bookplate of W. Vernon
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2140
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is an inventory of records of the city clerk of New York (1647-1906), and surrogate records of the city and county of New York (1665-1914). Also present is a sketch of the material found among the Bureau of Design and Survey. These... 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
Pory, John, 1572-1636
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2460
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Three letters relating to the Virginia colony: letter of John Pory on the Virginia colony, September 30, 1619; John Harvey's declaration of the state of Virginia; and letter of Richard Kemp, May 17, 1635.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1900
1 v. (53 p.)
Testimony against Hugh Parsons, taken before Judge William Pynchon at Springfield, Massachusetts.
Strachey, William, 1572?-1621
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2900
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript transcription of William Strachey's "The historie of travaile into Virginia Britannia," undated and in an unknown hand. Accompanied by printed illustrations which appear to have been removed from a published copy of the work. End of... more
Drake, Samuel G., 1798-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6404
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Gardner Drake (1798-1875) was an American historian, antiquarian, genealogist, and bookseller. He wrote about New England history, Indians and witchcraft. Collection consists of Drake's manuscript transcripts of documents, 1633-1792,... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2726
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Collection consists of popular songs or verse in French (chanson pastorales, mazarinades, etc.) commenting on notable persons and events in France during the reign of Louis XIV, especially during the Fronde from 1648 to 1653.
Smyth, John, 1567-1641
Manuscripts and Archives Division | *ZL-214
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Smyth (1567-1640), from Nibley in Gloucestershire, England, was one of the original promoters of plantations and settlements in the second Virginia colony in North America. He was the author of "Lives of the Berkeleys". Collection consists of... more
Shepard, Thomas, 1605-1649
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2741
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Puritan minister Thomas Shepard kept this diary while living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Entries date from November 25, 1640-March 30, 1644 and the fly leaf includes family records and a note about Shepard in the hand of Ezra Stiles
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1225
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
On vellum, believed to date to the 17th century
Barbaro, Hermalao
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6955
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Patriarch of Aquileia
Monmouth, Robert Carey, Earl of, approximately 1560-1639
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 8216
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Bill to John Addis for moving "the wardrobe stuffe."
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
Digby, Kenelm, 1603-1665
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 808
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Fair copies of 46 letters by Digby in a contemporary scribe's hand. There are holograph corrections by Digby. The letters are to his sons (Kenelm, John and George) and other relatives and friends after the death of his wife, Lady Venetia, in 1633.... more
Raleigh, Walter, 1552?-1618 -- Sir
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4590
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A manuscript copy, possibly a contemporary transcript, of Sir Walter Raleigh's "A Discourse touching a Marriage between Prince Henry of England and a Daughter of Savoy," ca. 1611.