Found 3409 collections.

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
White Rose Mission and Industrial Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 837
.2 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
White Rose Mission and Industrial Association was incorporated in 1899 in New York City. It was founded by Victoria Earle Matthews (1861-1907), former slave, journalist, author and social worker. The White Rose Mission was a Christian,... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-189
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
The scrapbook of theater and opera house ephemera contains tickets for opera, plays, and vaudeville shows; clippings of articles about and images of prominent performers; promotional materials such as fliers; and business cards from entertainment... 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
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-153
1 box (87 drawings), some col, 40 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (87 drawings), some col, 40 x 35 cm or smaller
Original watercolor costume designs on paper and board (mostly unidentified, ca. 1890-1911), possibly for Klaw Erlanger spectacles such as Beauty and the beast, music by J.M. Glover and Frederick Solomon (1901), and Mr. Bluebeard, music by... more
Münnich, Carl Eduard Julius
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2083
94 p
Geschichtliches Schauspiel in fünf Acten. Rhetorisches Melodrama frei nach Friedrich's von Raumer Geschichte der Hohenstaufen gedichtet. Published in York, Pa., 1880.
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
Stephens, Leona
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-009
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Leona Stephens (born circa 1885) and her husband Len D. Hollister (1884-1936) were writers and actors who worked on the Broadway stage and in vaudeville in the early 20th century. Following Hollister's death, Stephens continued performing and... 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
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4643
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two brief letters by British author William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), one of them thanking the Cozzens family for the “jolliest day I have had for a long long time,” and a letter from Samuel Laurence to “my dear Judge” forwarding a pasted... more
Hume, Edward
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-053
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Edward Hume was an American actor who performed on Broadway and in touring theatre companies during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Edward Hume photographs and ephemera date from 1892 to 1909 and document Hume's performances in the... more
Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-115
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Sir Francis Cowley Burnand (1836-1917) was a playwright, humorist, and editor of Punch from 1880 to 1906. The F.C. Burnand letters and memoranda (1873-1907) were written to Punch staff and other colleagues and associates. Subjects include the... more
Paone, Marion
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-024
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Marion Paone collection of Russian theater and ballet photographs contains promotional images of actors, dancers, playwrights, and directors, dating from about the 1900s to the 1950s. Most of the images are printed on postcards, and are... more
Union League of America. New York State Council
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3073
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains the proceedings minutes of a New York City chapter of the Union League of America (May 9, 1863-April 9, 1865). The records provide the names of newly enlisted members, resolutions submitted during meetings, and a roll of... more
Rice, William Gorham, 1856-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2566
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This scrapbook was created by William Gorham Rice who served as secretary to New York Governors Grover Cleveland and David B. Hill. The volume contains various printed documents, such as governor's messages, governor proclamations, lists of New... more