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Vernam, W.B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3160
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
These two volumes were kept by W.B. Vernam, a Brooklyn real estate appraiser. He appraised properties in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, and towns in Long Island, Westchester County, and New Jersey. Listed are values of land and... more
Torrens Campaign Committee
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3008
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
These letters are related to the Torrens Campaign Committee of New York, and legislation concerning the registration of land titles. The collection contains a volume entitled "Ledger A" kept by secretary L. Macchiaverna, a small scrap book, and... more
Pocahontas Memorial Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2440
.29 linear feet (1 box)
These records include the association's certificate of incorporation, a list of officers, financial statements, letters (1909-1916), newspaper clippings, and various ephemera created by the group. This national association was founded in 1906 to... more
Sunshine Settlement
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2928
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
The records of the Sunshine Settlement of New York City includes financial records (1905-1911) and a meeting attendance register (1901-1910). The Sunshine Settlement was a society formed in 1900 to provide education, health services, and healthful... more
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22939
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Autograph letter signed (4 p.) from British author Aldous Huxley at Llano, California, 1942 September 6, to L. P. Jacks, a British author, educator, philosopher and Unitarian minister. Responding to a query in Jacks’s last letter concerning... more
O'Hara, John Myers, 1870-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2277
77 p
Published in New York. Inscription: This edition is limited to ten copies printed in ink by the author. No. 3. This is the final draught of Pagan Sonnets, and the revised form in which I wish them preserved for posterity. This edition contains... more
Fiodorov-Puntzev, A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1002
2 v
Contains two stories. Covers are illustrated.
Miller, William B., d. 1959 -- recipient
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19052
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Letters to William B. Miller, German emigrant and artist in Brooklyn, New York, chiefly from Captain Carl Grasshof, Margarete Grasshof, and Trygve Narvesen expressing thanks for his donation of reading material and other goods to German prisoners... more
Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2500
.18 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) and Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) were Italian-American anarchists convicted of murdering two men during a robbery in Braintree, Massachusetts in 1920. Appeals on their behalf were unsuccessful and they were executed on... more
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6414
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection of letters signed by Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964), American writer, photographer and patron of the arts. Letters are chiefly to London publisher Grant Richards, 1923, regarding two of Van Vechten's works, Peter Whiffle and The Blind... more
Lüchow's Restaurant (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22991
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Lüchow's Restaurant, founded by August G. Lüchow in 1882, was located at 110 East 14th Street near Union Square in New York City. Lüchow's was popular for serving traditional German food and beer, as well as holding special event banquets and... more
Schlaraffia Nova Yorkia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23094
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
The Schlaraffia was a German émigré social club, founded in Prague in 1859 and focused on the arts and humor. The Schlaraffen Stammtisch register dates from 1911 through 1914 and details the membership and meeting attendance of the New York City... more
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4673
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of two typescript letters dated 1901, signed by Booker T. Washington, African-American leader, educator and author, as well as a clipped signature. Letters are written from the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in... 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
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4619
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers chiefly concern the publication of George Bernard Shaw's "The War Indemnities" by the American Mercury. The story had originally been submitted to Pearson's Magazine, but was discarded after the departure of editor Frank Harris.... more
American Institute of Graphic Arts. Printing Anniversary Committee
Manuscripts and Archives Division
5 folders
Correspondence with members and related groups, official reports, minutes, and financial statements, relating to a plan for coordinating the observance of the 500th anniversary of printing from movable type. Frederic G. Melcher conceived and was... more
Rice Playhouse
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 770
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Two volumes of account books, recording ticket sales and seat assignments for summer theatre at Rice Playhouse, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts from 1933 to 1940
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
Lafferty, Robert Charles, 1880-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1681
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Robert Charles Lafferty (1880- ) was an architect and engineer of New York City. Collection consists of letters, 1922-1954, from civic organizations and individuals regarding proposals made by Lafferty concerning New York City transit problems;... more
Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2744
1320 p
Author's final copy with original sketches of the designer of the book, directions to the printer, and revisions. Accompanied by a clean set of galleys. Introduction and last chapter (35) missing. See author's letter, Nov. 21, 1951 filed with... more
Goetz, Ruth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1166
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ruth Goodman Goetz (1912- ) and Augustus Goetz (1889-1957) collaborated on writing plays for the theatre and movies. Her father, Philip Goodman (1885-1940), was a producer of Broadway plays and musicals. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
Russian Lawyers' Association in the U.S.A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2653
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Russian Lawyers' Association in the U.S.A. was an organization of émigré Russian lawyers formed to establish contact and cooperation with organizations of American lawyers. Collection consists of letters and other papers, chiefly in Russian,... more
Patriotic Service League (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2351
.5 linear feet (3 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, speeches, address lists, and other records of the League. Includes minutes of district committees in New York City and papers of Ellery C. Stowell, founder and general secretary, relating to U.S.... more
Punaise (Yacht)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6194
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This logbook was kept on board the Punaise, a yacht, during a cruise in Long Island Sound from July 18 to August 17, 1903, touching at ports on Long Island and in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3751
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of manuscripts about John André, with an undated flyleaf signed J. André; facsimiles; transcripts; auction catalog clippings; and newspaper and periodical clippings concerning André as well as Cyrus W. Field's memorial to André in... more
Straub, Carlyle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2088
.87 linear feet (3 boxes)
These papers were used by Carlyle Straub in preparing the publication Muse Anthology of Modern Poetry, Poe Memorial Edition (1938). They include poems in the handwriting of many of the contributors, and letters from some of them; cards from... more
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York Railroad Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2375
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Weekly progress reports of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York Railroad Company's resident engineer, Section K, Bergen Hill Tunnels, recording work done on excavation and tunnel lining for period March 17, 1906-December 19, 1908. Two volumes