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Vincenz, Lilli
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6236
2 audio files, 1 video file
Lilli Vincenz is psychotherapist and gay rights activist. The recordings include an audiotape of a 1973 interview with Vincenz regarding the weekly Gay Women's Open House (GWOH) which she held in her home and VHS copy of two films: footage of the... more
Newton, David E.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2242
.42 linear feet (1 box)
David E. Newton is a writer specializing in the area of science education as well as the author of Gay and Lesbian Rights: A Reference Handbook. Newton's papers, 1973-1974, consist of correspondence with officers and members of gay and lesbian... 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
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19061
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1958-1959, between British author Aldous Huxley and editor David Solomon at Esquire magazine in New York. Solomon would later edit the book LSD: the Consciousness Expanding Drug (1964), dedicated to Huxley. Letters pertain to... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23005
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Timothy Leary Memorandum to the Supreme Court and related documents contain a copy of a memorandum Leary submitted in 1970 to Justice William O. Douglas, known as the "Eagle Brief." The copy includes Leary's handwritten notes to his lawyer,... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23006
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
In 1970, Timothy Leary and Rosemary Leary traveled to Algeria, where they stayed as the guests of Eldridge Cleaver and the Black Panther Party. This collection contains a transcript of a tape-recorded statement titled "Cleaver from Algiers," made... more
Laguna Beach Police Department
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23002
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Timothy Leary arrest file was created by the Laguna Beach Police Department after Leary's 1968 arrest for possession of marijuana in Orange County, California. He was arrested with his wife, Rosemary Leary, and son John Leary. The file dates... 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
Wynyard, David
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18801
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, proposals, notes, clippings, and other material belonging to radio producer and engineer David Wynyard relating to gay programming on WBAI Radio, as well as typescripts of Wynyard's weekly radio reports.
Louisiana Sissies in Struggle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22804
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Louisiana Sissies in Struggle (LASIS), a collective of white gays, was formed in New Orleans for the purpose of opposing racism and sexism, and for promoting the social and civil rights of gays and other minorities. In 1978, LASIS formed a small... more
Queer Blue Light Gay Liberation Video
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22805
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Queer Blue Light Gay Liberation Video was a nonprofit organization formed in 1971 in Brooklyn, New York, and originally affiliated with Centers for Change, which produced and distributed videotapes on issues affecting the gay community. The... more
Gay Youth (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22803
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Gay Youth was founded ca.1966 in New York City by Marc Segal for the purpose of supporting gay rights legislation, and providing young gays with an alternative to bars and bath houses in which to meet and socialize. It was affiliated with the... more
Edwards, Scott (Bassist)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18792
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence between activist Scott Edwards and various American politicians regarding gay rights issues; correspondence regarding the International Gay Archive (IGA), a forerunner of the International Gay Information Center; and photographs of... more
Neal, Benjamin Edwards
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18386
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Good Neighbor Foundation was organized in 1933 by Benjamin E. Neal "with the express purpose of establishing a neighborly precedent by setting aside one day on which not one unemployed American would go hungry." By the 1950s, the aims of the... 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
Brass, Perry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 373
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Perry Brass, author and playwright, was born (Sept. 15, 1947) in Savannah, Georgia. He attended high school there and afterwards studied fine arts (for one year) at the University of Georgia. From 1965 to 1968 he was employed in the advertising... more
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
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
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
Broadbent, Alice S., 1885-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3840
1 folder
Alice S. Broadbent (née Cole) was a librarian. Recollections (8 p.), written in 1977, of her employment in the cataloging department of the Astor Library, ca. 1909-1910, and of her life in New York City as a single young working woman; also, a... more
Gessner, Robert, 1907-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1146
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Robert Gessner (1907-1968) was an American author and educator. Collection consists of typescripts of writings by Gessner including his books The Democratic Man (1956) and The Moving Image (1958); numerous short stories, novelettes and literary... more
Berg, Moe, 1902-1972
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 267
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Morris (Moe) Berg (1902-1972) was an American baseball player, linguist, lawyer, and spy during World War II. Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia reflecting Berg's... more
Leslie, Rosette King
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18282
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Rosette King Leslie married George Robert Leslie III. George Leslie attended the Bovee School, a private boys' academy in New York City between 1925-1927. He died in 1968 The papers consist of one folder of material relating to the Bovee School,... more
Harman, Phillip E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1321
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Phillip E. Harman lived in Los Angeles, California. Collection consists of Harman's diaries from March 30, 1947 to February 16, 1973. Diaries concern his daily activities and are written in Gregg shorthand.
Phi Beta Kappa Alumnae in New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2400
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Phi Beta Kappa, founded in 1776, is an honorary society in the field of liberal arts and sciences. Collection consists of correspondence, minutes of annual meetings and of the council, reports of the treasurer and of the nominating committee,... more
Tisdale, Phebe Alden
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2998
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Contains miscellaneous writings and correspondence between Tisdale and the Manuscripts Division of the New York Public Library. Also includes photocopies of original manuscripts for "All seasons around the son: a telescopic view of the first... more
Chaliand, Gérard, 1934-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | *PXLB 73-2959
190 p, 19 cm; 190 p, 19 cm
Oliver, Paul, 1927-....
Manuscripts and Archives Division | JSF 73-313
240 p, illus. maps plans, 26 cm; 240 p, illus. maps plans, 26 cm
Gilder, Rodman, 1877-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1156
.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rodman Gilder (1877-1953) was an American editor and author. He was editor of Criterion and Credit Monthly and wrote on various subjects. The best known of his literary works is The Battery New York, a History (1935). He was also the archivist of... more