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Vincent Astor Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3615
153 linear feet (307 boxes, 62 volumes)
The Vincent Astor Foundation was established in New York City in 1948 by Vincent Astor for the purpose of "alleviating human misery." Mrs. Brooke Russell Astor, widow of Vincent Astor, served as president of the foundation from 1960 until its... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18400
265.67 linear feet (610 boxes, 11 oversized folders, 22 tubes, 4043 computer files, 56 disk images); 1.78 Gigabytes (4043 computer files, 56 disk images)
Timothy Francis Leary, Jr. (1920-1996), a psychologist and writer, became known as an advocate for the use of psychedelic drugs and a counterculture icon. The Timothy Leary papers contain records created and accumulated by Leary over his entire... more
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1090
10 linear feet (24 boxes); 21 microfilm reels
Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was a psychoanalyst, author, educator, and social philosopher. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1934. In New York Fromm was associated (until 1939) with the International Institute for... more
Boultenhouse, Charles, 1926-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 349
The Charles Boultenhouse and Parker Tyler Papers (1927-1994) consist of correspondence; published and unpublished manuscripts and typescripts of each man's writings; photographs; personal files and mementos; subject files; films; sound recordings;... more
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3142
156.3 linear feet (208 boxes, 339 v.)
Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) was a writer, promoter of African-American artists during the Harlem Renaissance, patron of the arts, and photographer. After he graduated from the University of Chicago in 1930, he entered upon a career as a reporter... more
Sayre, Nora
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4847
47 linear feet (109 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
The papers document the personal life and literary career of Nora Sayre (1932-2001), author, critic and cultural historian, including correspondence, research notes, audiotapes (and transcripts) of her interviews, typescripts of her writings... more
Fashion Group International
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 980
65 linear feet (168 archival boxes)
The Fashion Group International Inc., founded in 1931, is a global nonprofit organization of more than 6,000 members representing all the areas of the fashion, apparel and related industries. The records contain several hundred black and white... more
Segal, Martin Eli, 1916-2012
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23010
46.2 linear feet (111 boxes); 60.82 mb (79 computer files)
The Martin E. Segal papers date from 1929 to 2012 (bulk 1975-2005) and document Segal's career as a businessman and patron of the arts in New York City.
Gutman, Judith Mara
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5982
15.8 linear feet (38 boxes)
Judith Mara Gutman is a New York-based author of books on popular and academic topics, and a specialist in the field of the social history of photography. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence; typescript drafts and... more
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 979
377.21 linear feet linear feet (893 boxes, 182 microfilm reels)
The publishing company Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus & Company by John Farrar and Roger W. Straus, Jr. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as... more
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1542
Records of a social settlement founded in 1891 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan by The King's Daughters, an organization of Episcopal church women, and Jacob A. Riis. Incorporated in 1898 as The King's Daughters Settlement, the institution was... more
Baum, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1920-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6181
62 linear feet (158 boxes)
Joe Baum (1920-1998) was the celebrated restaurateur responsible for some of New York City's most well-known restaurants during the period of the 1950s-1990s. The collection spans Baum's career from his years with Restaurant Associates, through... more
Skinner, Constance Lindsay, 1882-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2769
13.8 linear feet (18 boxes)
Constance Lindsay Skinner (1882-1939) was a Canadian-born author, critic, historian, and playwright. Her writings included poetry, novels, plays, literary and music criticism, historical works, and adventure stories for children. She wrote... more
National Council of Women of the United States
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2103
35 linear feet (35 boxes and 1 v.); 988 microfiche
Records document the varied activities of the National Council of Women, chiefly its executive committee meetings, annual and biennial meetings, conferences, seminars, and other events, and the work of its ad hoc and standing committees,... more
Kahn, E. J. (Ely Jacques), 1916-1994
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1611
53.72 linear feet (120 boxes, 1 other item)
Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., the son of the eminent Art-Deco architect, Ely Jacques Kahn, was a prolific free-lance journalist, author of 27 non-fiction books, and longtime staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. The bulk of the papers reflect Kahn's... more
Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 355
61 linear feet (126 boxes)
Records consist of general and family correspondence, personal papers, subject papers, writings and speeches, diaries and travel journals, financial records, papers of Bowker's father, Daniel Rogers Bowker, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter,... more
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.;Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 47
68 linear feet (73 boxes)
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., founded in 1915 by Alfred A. Knopf (1892-1984), started by publishing translations of Russian and European works. By the 1920s, Knopf was publishing major American authors yet continued to publish important European authors... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1109
211 linear feet (368 boxes, 153 volumes, 12 oversized folders)
The collection consists chiefly of papers of members of the Gansevoort, Lansing and Melville families and reflects the social, business, and political interests of the families, their friends and associates. Also included are some papers of... more
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