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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
Union Library of Oneida County (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3074
.36 linear feet (3 volumes)
This collection documents the Union Library, founded in Oneida County, New York, in 1797. The first volume contains the library's Articles of Agreement signed by subscribers (December 12, 1797), incorporation documents (December 18, 1797), trustee... 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
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
Sullivan, George, 1933-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2921
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook kept by George Sullivan and Joseph H. Pierce as commissioners to prosecute the claim of Massachusetts on the general government for expenditures for services of militia during the War of 1812.
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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3200
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Meeting minutes of free holders and inhabitants of school districts number 13 (Wolcott, New York) and number 4 (Rose, New York). Include are reports of trustees of district 4 to the commissioners of the Common Schools of Rose
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
Arcularius and Merrell (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22285
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Philip Jacob Arcularius and Andrew Merrell ran a leather-tanning business in New York City. Arcularius, a German immigrant, also held various civic positions and was appointed superintendent of the Alms House in 1805. The volume contains two sets... 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
New York (Colony). Council
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2166
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains council minutes from the Indian Congress at Albany that took place in June and July of 1754. In addition to the minutes are copies of documents from 1684 to 1754 concerning previous treaties and propositions between New... 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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2231
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains tax records of the town of Wallkill in Orange County, New York (1813-1818). Included are the tax assessment rolls for the town from 1803, 1804, 1805, 1809, 1814, 1815, 1817, 1818, and undated. These lists detail the amount... more
Phillips, Edward, 1630-1696?
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2409
23 p
Appended to Tractatulus de carmine dramatico poetarum veterum in 18th edition of J. Buchler, Sacrarum profanarumque phrasium poeticarum thesaurus. London, 1679.
United States. Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6357
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is a code book used by the United States Navy in 1814 that contains color illustrations of flags and signal numbers for words, names of commanding officers, and ships. This volume may have been used onboard the Ship Congress
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
Spencer, John C. (John Canfield), 1788-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2842
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This memorandum book, kept by New York officeholder John Canfield Spencer, contains entries related to land patents, military pensions for Revolutionary War service, military land warrants for War of 1812 service, and various receipts for... more
Society of Shipwrights and Caulkers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2814
.4 linear feet (5 volumes)
These records document the Society of Shipwrights and Caulkers of New York City (1815-1825). Included are rolls of members (1815-1818); the society's constitution, bylaws, and meeting minutes (May 1815-March 1816 and January-May 1818); an account... 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
Stuyvesant, Peter, 1592-1672
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2916
.14 linear feet (1 volume)
Grant to Jacob Strycker of land in Midwout (Flatbush, New York). One page in Dutch, signed by the Director General of New Netherland, Peter Stuyvesant (Petrus Stuyvesant), on April 12, 1661
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
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.
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
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