Found 119 collections related to Lawyers

Welling, Richard, 1858-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3279
21 linear feet (55 boxes)
Richard Ward Greene Welling (1858-1946), New York City lawyer and reformer, was founder of the National Self Government Committee and president of the George Junior Republic. He was active in political and municipal reform and belonged to many... more
Sherman, Roger Minot, 1733-1844
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4226
21 items (1 folder)
Lawyer and judge of Fairfield County, Connecticut. Letters received by Sherman relating to his law practice and to politics.
Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2643
.94 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Samuel B. Ruggles Papers document the business and civic activities of the New York lawyer, real estate developer and public servant. The collection spans from 1801-1881 and consists of correspondence, financial records, land records,... more
Schieffelin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2690
Papers document the career of Jacob Schieffelin as merchant landowner and Loyalist; travels and literary activities of his wife, Hannah Lawrence Schieffelin; and the careers of their son, Richard Lawrence Schieffelin, and grandson, George Richard... more
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Bartlett, Sidney, 1799-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 225
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Sidney Bartlett (1799-1889) was a lawyer in Boston, Mass. Collection consists of correspondence on professional matters including references to George D'Wolf, uncle of Herman Melville, and to the lawsuit of Gould v. Gould in regard to the... more
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3399
.1 linear feet (1 folder; 1 microfilm reel)
Silas Wright was an American lawyer and statesman, and a member of the "Albany Regency" that dominated the New York State politics in the early decades of the 19th Century. He was a member of the New York State senate from 1824 to 1827, and was... more
Lemkin, Raphael, 1900-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1730
2 linear feet (5 boxes); 5 microfilm reels
Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959), a Polish-born lawyer who coined the term "genocide", emigrated to the U.S. in 1941 and devoted his life to the crusade for the international adoption of the U.N. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime... 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
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
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
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