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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Mainzer Carneval-Verein (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23092
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
The Mainzer Carneval-Verein songbooks date from 1878 to 1894 and consist of 19 pamphlets bound in one volume. The songbooks contain lyrics distributed during gatherings of the Mainzer Carneval-Verein in New York, an émigré extension of the Mainz,... more
Storrs, Richard S. (Richard Salter), 1821-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4634
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists chiefly of letters written by Reverend Richard Salter Storrs, Jr., of the Church of the Pilgrims in Brooklyn, New York. Letters concern social engagements, lectures given and attended, sermons given, books read and borrowed,... 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
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4636
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several brief letters and autographs of American abolitionist and author Harriet Beecher Stowe, and a draft of a letter to the editor of the [New York?] Tribune regarding life in Florida dated February 8, 1877. Also includes a copy of the poem... 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
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4630
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and an emended typescript draft of "Poe, Cooper, and the Hall of Fame" written by American poet, critic, and essayist Edmund Clarence Stedman. Letters mainly discuss literature, literary criticism, editorial matters, and social engagements.
Taylor, Joseph F.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4640
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters to and from publisher Joseph F. Taylor concerning J. F. Taylor &Company and related business matters; professional and social engagements; and a manuscript copy of the poem "American for Me" by Henry Van Dyke in Van Dyke's hand,... more
Foley, Lucille de Luze
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18250
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical notes, charts, correspondence, clippings, and printed material, ca. 1940s-1950, produced by Foley's genealogical research on the Foley, de Luze, and related families. Some original 18th and 19th century documents including a letter to... more
Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4641
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor and electrical engineer. The collection consists of brief letters, three to Stanford White (1901) touching on the construction of Tesla’s transmission tower and building (known as Wardenclyffe); three... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4618
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Collection consists of a contract for the construction of the pedestal of the monument to Shakespeare in Central Park, as well as ephemera relating to the inauguration of the monument; correspondence, including letters to Lenox librarian Samuel... more
Perry family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2384
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Perry family was primarily from Kingston, Rhode Island. Collection consists of correspondence, broadside advertisements, leaflets, patents received, and materials relating to mowers, binders and other farm implements invented by members of the... more
Clinton Avenue Congregational Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18066
1 v, ill, 31 cm; 1 v, ill, 31 cm
Presentation album for Alfred J. Smithers, with photographic portrait, containing autographs, Sunday School lists, pressed flowers, and testimonials from church members, families and groups associated with the Clinton Avenue Congregational Church... more
United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to inquire into the Mississippi election of 1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3088
125 items (1 box)
The United States Senate (44th Congress, 1st Session, 1875-1876) appointed a select committee on 31 Mar. 1876 to investigate fraud, civil rights abuses and violence surrounding the Mississippi election of 2 Nov. 1875. The scope of the inquiry was... more
Willow Springs Phrenological Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3349
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Records of the Willow Springs Phrenological Society of Willow Springs, Illinois, from the date of its organization on June 17, 1847 to February 22, 1851. Contains constitution and by-laws, list of members, list of books in the library and library... more
Philippines. Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2404
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Official papers, reports, and other documents of the Revolutionary Army of the Philippine Islands in the War of Independence against Spain, 1898-1899
Holton, David-Parsons, 1812?-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18121
.4 linear feet (1 box)
David-Parsons Holton, M.D., was a founding member of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. His wife, Frances K. Holton, was the first female member of the Society. The Robbins family genealogical research papers consist of... more