Found 2789 collections.

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2231
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains tax records of the town of Wallkill in Orange County, New York (1813-1818). Included are the tax assessment rolls for the town from 1803, 1804, 1805, 1809, 1814, 1815, 1817, 1818, and undated. These lists detail the amount... more
United States. Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6357
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is a code book used by the United States Navy in 1814 that contains color illustrations of flags and signal numbers for words, names of commanding officers, and ships. This volume may have been used onboard the Ship Congress
Spencer, John C. (John Canfield), 1788-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2842
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This memorandum book, kept by New York officeholder John Canfield Spencer, contains entries related to land patents, military pensions for Revolutionary War service, military land warrants for War of 1812 service, and various receipts for... more
Society of Shipwrights and Caulkers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2814
.4 linear feet (5 volumes)
These records document the Society of Shipwrights and Caulkers of New York City (1815-1825). Included are rolls of members (1815-1818); the society's constitution, bylaws, and meeting minutes (May 1815-March 1816 and January-May 1818); an account... more
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, duke of , 1769-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3280
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists chiefly of letters, most in the hand of soldier and statesman Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, briefly acknowledging correspondence or confirming engagements. A clipped signature and autograph address leaf are... more
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz BT (Moore, T.) 03
1 volume (104 total leaves many pages blank), 23 cm; 1 volume (104 total leaves many pages blank), 23 cm
Chiefly composed of copies, in Moran's hand, of letters by Thomas Moore (most to Leigh Hunt, as published in The Tatler in January of 1831) and various Moore-related press clippings (poems, reviews, etc.); also with copies some of Moran's own... more
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZP+++ Broadsides
9 linear feet (91 folders)
Over 420 broadsides primarily of dance performances, but also of theater and music presentations at theaters in cities all over the world: Bologna, Boston, Copenhagen, Hanover, London, Milan, Munich, New York City, Panama City, Paris, San... more
S. & W. Brown, (milliners & dress-makers)
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
11 pages (3 double sheets), 30 cm; 11 pages (3 double sheets), 30 cm
S. W. Brown, milliners dress-makers of Edinburgh. Itemized tally of Sir Walter Scott's purchases between May 1818 and March 1823, for dresses and other articles for Scott's wife and daughters. Includes many items for the 1820 wedding of Scott's... more
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
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz BT (Moore, T.) 02
1 volume (120 manuscript pages 67 total leaves), 23 cm; 1 volume (120 manuscript pages 67 total leaves), 23 cm
Contemporary copy in an unknown hand of the 1819 fourteenth edition published by James Carpenter in London, though here the title page is dated 1821 and the "imprint" is excised. Bound in quarter calf and marbled boards with worn gilt spine... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (68 manuscript pages + 11 inserts), 31 cm; 1 volume (68 manuscript pages + 11 inserts), 31 cm
Reversed calf album with marbled endpapers and 78 total leaves (many blank), containing transcripts of letters by and about Shelley family members, Shelley family pedigrees, and various genealogical notes tracing the Shelleys from the Norman... more
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
3 pages (1 double sheet 1 single sheet), various sizes; 3 pages (1 double sheet 1 single sheet), various sizes
Copied passages in an unidentified hand, including: an account of Byron's last speech in the House of Lords ("... he was in a state of most humorous exaltation after his display ..."); a copy of Byron's 5 Oct 1814 letter to the Countess of... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 pages (double sheet), 33 cm (folio); 4 pages (double sheet), 33 cm (folio)
· Manuscript poem copied in the hand of "Miss Hazlet" [possibly Margaret Hazlitt (1770-1841)]. Nine ten-line stanzas; begins, "Oh! shame to thee, land of the Gaul, / Oh! shame to thy children and thee ...." Published in various 19th century... more
Van Orden, Peter S.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4660
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Peter S. Van Orden of Rockland County was Major General of the Fourth Infantry Division (15th and 29th Brigades) of the New York State Militia, and a New York State Assemblyman. Papers consist of correspondence (mainly letters received), brigade... more
Lambert Bercier, Ursula
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3022
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A brief letter (2 p.) written by Ursula Lambert Bercier, 31 May 1825 at Le Havre, France to Miss Caroline Byrnes in care of a friend in New York, describing her family's pleasant 25-day voyage to Le Havre on Captain Macy's ship, and her... more
Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4674
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Virginia lawyer Bushrod Washington (1762-1829) was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and a nephew of President George Washington. He inherited the estate of Mount Vernon upon Washington's death. The collection consists of letters... more
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4623
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lydia Huntley Sigourney, born Lydia Howard Huntley, was a 19th century American poet and educator. Her letters discuss social engagements; the education of young ladies in Connecticut; books of interest or purchased; and matters relating to the... more
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4624
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters sent and received by American poet, novelist, and historian William Gilmore Simms between 1835 and 1854, chiefly concerning social matters and engagements; and the writing and publication of his work. Correspondents include fellow writers... more
Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4628
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of letters from American historian, educator, and editor Jared Sparks to Virgil Maxcy, Gales &Seaton, Eliza Bard, J. K. Tefft, and others. Letters relate to editorial matters; books and periodicals sent and received;... more