Found 119 collections related to Lawyers

Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3307
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 958
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831) was a lawyer and philanthropist of Charlestown, Mass. Collection consists of Evarts's account books recording personal and domestic receipts and expenditures; and accounts in connection with his duties and travels as... more
Williams, Isaiah Thornton, 1819-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3333
58.23 linear feet (150 boxes; 2 microfilm reels)
The bulk of the collection consists of legal case files, legal correspondence and miscellaneous legal papers of Isaiah Thornton Williams (1819-86), an attorney who practiced law in Buffalo, New York and in New York City from 1844 until his death... more
Ivins family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1535
13.1 linear feet (22 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes, and legal and financial records of William Ivins, Sr.; correspondence, writings, notes, and diaries of William Ivins, Jr.; correspondence of other family members; family personal miscellany;... more
Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1299
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician. He served as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Collection consists of Hamilton's correspondence, ca.... more
Emerson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 923
15.95 linear feet (63 boxes, 1 volume)
The Emersons were an American family who lived in Europe and Japan and traveled widely during the second half of the 19th century. The family consisted of Edwin Emerson (1823-1908), his wife Mary Ingham Emerson (d. 1883) and their six children.... more
Robinson, Herman Foster, d. 1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2591
.75 linear feet (5 v.)
Herman Foster Robinson (d. 1903) was a lawyer of New York City. Collection consists of Robinson's notebooks and other papers. Notebooks contain history and law notes from Columbia and Harvard universities. Also, record of law case, account book,... more
Hall family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1290
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence of John Hall, Sr., of Ellington, Conn., and his sons Edward, Junius and John Hall, Jr., relating to village and family affairs, the school conducted by John Hall, Sr., his efforts at publishing a book and its... more
Rice, Alfred, 1907-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18572
3.15 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Hemingway legal files collection contains the records of Hemingway's lawyers, Maurice J. Speiser (1929-1948) and Alfred Rice (1947-1969). The papers include letters, contracts, and documents concerning foreign and domestic licensing of... more
Henriques family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1382
2.25 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 v.)
The Henriques family, a mercantile family originally from Portugal, lived in England, Scotland, Nova Scotia, and the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, cash and account books, receipts, newsclippings, tracts, writings, and... more
Forster, Henry Atherton, 1868-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1048
4 linear feet (12 boxes)
Henry Atherton Forster (1868-1932) was a lawyer and historian in New York City. Collection consists of Forster's correspondence, questionnaires and scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Correspondence, 1916-1932, is with prominent American and foreign... more
Metcalfe, Henry Bleeker
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1977
2 boxes
Henry Bleeker Metcalfe was an attorney in Staten Island, New York. Legal papers and documents, collected primarily while prosecuting attorney and county judge, Richmond County, New York. Includes land papers, leases, mortgages, conveyances, etc.
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1334
5 linear feet (8 boxes, 13 v.)
Henry Harrisse (1829-1910) was a lawyer, bibliographer and historian who specialized in the American explorations of Columbus and others. He was born in Paris but studied and worked as a lawyer in the U.S. He returned to Paris in 1869 where he set... more
Ruggles, James Francis, 1834-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2642
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Francis Ruggles (1834-1895), attorney of New York City, was secretary to New York governor Washington Hunt, 1851-1852. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, land papers, and unsorted papers of Ruggles. Correspondence, 1849-1895,... more
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 828
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Rood Doolittle (1815-1897) was a lawyer, judge and United States senator from Wisconsin, 1857-1869. Collection consists of Doolittle's correspondence relating to professional matters. Also, miscellaneous clippings and ephemera.
Sherman, J. S. (James Schoolcraft), 1855-1912
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2743
31 linear feet (72 boxes)
James Schoolcraft Sherman (1855-1912), lawyer, banker and vice-president of the United States, began his political career as mayor of Utica, N.Y. in 1884. In 1886 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served until 1908 excepting... more
Van Siclen, George W. (George West), 1840-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3140
1 box, 1 folder
New York City attorney and author. Miscellaneous papers relating to personal matters, the Holland Society, and the Van Siclen family.
Wehrmann, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3264
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
George Wehrmann was a Counsellor at Law, probably of New York City. This volume contains a record of his cases from January 7, 1891 through October 5, 1899, with shorthand entries, apparently about business matters, and miscellaneous material... more
Fitzmaurice, Gerald, 1901-1982 -- Sir
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18381
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Sir Gerald Grey Fitzmaurice (1901–1982) was an English barrister and judge who was actively involved in advising the British government until 1960, and later became a judge in the International Court of Justice at The Hague, the main judicial... more
Livingston, Gilbert, 1742-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1781
3 linear feet (12 boxes)
Gilbert Livingston (1742-1806) was a lawyer and legislator in New York State. He was a member of New York's Provincial Convention, 1775-1777; a delegate to the state's convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution, 1788; and a member of the New York... more
Speranza, Gino, 1872-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2844
30 linear feet (58 boxes, 44 v.)
Papers document Speranza's career as an attorney involved with the problems and working conditions of Italians in the United States and his subsequent work as a journalist and author whose writings included works on immigration, Italo-American... more
Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1040
11 linear feet (24 boxes)
Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891) was a businessman, lawyer and collector of Americana. He practiced law for much of his life but his main interests were business and real estate investment. He was president of the New London, Willimantic & Palmer... more
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 37
.25 linear feet (1 box)
James Alexander (1691-1756) was counsel for John Peter Zenger during his trial for libel, 1734-1735, in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York. The collection consists of papers relating to the trial of John Peter Zenger, written or collected... more
Waldman, Louis, b. 1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3202
34 linear feet (34 boxes); 7 microfilm reels
Louis Waldman (1892-1982), a prominent labor lawyer of New York City, was born in the Ukraine. Following his emigration to America in 1909 he became a garment cutter, attended evening school and earned a civil engineering degree from Cooper Union... more
Marsh, Luther R. (Luther Rawson), 1813-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1880
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Luther Rawson Marsh (1813-1902) was Daniel Webster's law partner. Collection consists of scrapbook containing mostly newspaper clippings concerning Marsh's lectures about Daniel Webster, spiritualism, political and social events, and other topics.... more
Holmes, John, 1773-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1423
.3 linear feet (1 box)
John Holmes (1773-1843), lawyer, was a United States Senator from York County, Maine. Collection consists of correspondence relating to family affairs, politics during Holmes's service as senator, his law practice, the cotton industry, Maine state... more
Hackett, John Keteltas, 1821-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1274
.2 linear feet (1 box)
John Keteltas Hackett was a lawyer in San Francisco and New York. Collection consists of letters concerning Hackett's law business in San Francisco while he was a member of the firm of Hackett and Judah; his New York law practice; dramatic... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Kent family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1635
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of letters from Moody Kent, lawyer of Pembroke, N.H., to his brother Paul Kent, of Newburyport, Mass., and to Paul's daughters, chiefly on family and local matters. Letters to Paul include discussions of ownership of Kent... more
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