Found 90 collections related to Maps

Pilat, Ignaz Anton, 1820-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2427
.31 linear feet (1 box)
The Ignaz Anton Pilat Papers contain correspondence, official documents, newspaper clippings, booklets and pamphlets, and photographs and other graphics. The largest series is correspondence, chiefly between Pilat and other individuals involved in... more
Penn Central Transportation Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2372
250 linear feet (393 boxes)
Collection consists of records relating to the operations mainly in New York State of the New York Central Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad. Collection contains records, 1796-1969, of the New York Central (Buffalo East Lines) and the... more
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2701
19.79 linear feet (55 boxes, 17 volumes, 15 oversized folders)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, military records, land records, and other papers... more
Branson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 400
69 linear feet (200 boxes, 11 v.)
The Bronson family included Isaac Bronson (1760-1838), of New York City and Greenfield, Conn., and his sons Arthur (1801-1844), Frederic (1802-1868) and Oliver (1799-1875), who aided him in his business as a land speculator, money-lender and... more
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3150
.3 linear feet (1 box and portfolio)
Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on... 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
Carman, Ezra Ayers, 1834-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 473
5.5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Ezra Ayers Carman (1834-1909) was a Civil War officer interested in the history of that war and particularly the Battle of Antietam. Carman served on the Antietam Battlefield Board from 1894 to 1898 and in 1905 was appointed chairman of the... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Fifth Ward Whig Committee Electors (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 997
1.5 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection contains minutes of meetings, names and addresses of members, accounts, election returns, printed notices, and election map of the Fifth Ward.
Palestine Economic Corporation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2326
42 linear feet (105 boxes, 4 drawers)
The Palestine Economic Corporation (PEC) was organized in 1925 to facilitate investment in Palestine by American Jews and others interested in fostering the economic development and resettlement of the Jewish homeland. Bernard Flexner served as... more
Stanton, Robert Brewster, 1846-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2860
18.07 linear feet (36 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 13 tubes, 1 other item)
Robert Brewster Stanton (1846-1922) was a civil and mining engineer, who as chief engineer of the Denver, Colorado Canyon and Pacific Railroad Company led a survey party through the Grand Canyon in 1889-1890. The collection includes... more
Rudd, Robert R., b. 1860
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6648
Correspondence, reports, rosters listing names of troops, ledgers, performance evaluations, and discharge papers, relating to Rudd's command of I Company, 48th Infantry, an all African-American unit fighting in the Spanish-American War, and the... more
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
Heim, Samuel S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1374
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel S. Heim was an American explorer and researcher in a topic he called "Biblic geography". Collection consists of Heim's letters, notebooks, maps, and related materials he compiled. Letters from Heim to the New York Public Library concern his... 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
Bigelow, Poultney, 1855-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 302
34 linear feet (64 boxes, 2 v.)
Papers consist of family and general correspondence, Bigelow's writings, biographical materials, papers of his first and second wives, and related materials. Family correspondence, 1864-1954, and general correspondence, 1880-1954, contain chiefly... more
American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 91
14 linear feet (14 cartons)
The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society was founded in 1895 to preserve scenic and historic sites. The records contain correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs and printed material documenting the Society's work, chiefly in New... more
Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 734
3 linear feet (8 boxes, 8 v.)
Alexander Jackson Davis (1803-1892), the American architect, started working as a draftsman for Josiah C. Brady and Ithiel Town in New York City. He became Town's partner in 1829 and they collaborated on public structures, including the New York... more
Roe, Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye), 1844-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2607
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Alfred Seelye Roe (1844-1917) was a historian. Collection consists of journal from Roe's trip to Europe entitled "My Trip Abroad with Notes and Comments on What I Saw and Heard" (1890), describing the trip and his return on the steamer Waesland of... more
Adelberg & Raymond
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 26
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Justus Adelberg was a metallurgist and engineer. Together with Rossiter Worthington Raymond (1840-1918), he formed a mining and assaying partnership in New York City in 1864. Raymond became prominent in the developing profession of mining... more
Kleiman, Adriana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19041
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Adriana Kleiman received her master's degree in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962 and was employed by the New York City Planning Commission. Her papers consist of correspondence, reports, and research files relating to the... more
Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2736
251.91 linear feet (237 boxes, 45 volumes and 2 microfilm reels)
The Albert Shaw Papers contain correspondence (professional and personal); files concerning the books, articles, and speeches Shaw authored, administrative records and articles from the Review of Reviews; and many... more
Schenck, Bard Pendleton
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2688
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Alternate title: "Eighteen hundred miles on horseback." This diary (Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 1892) contains descriptions of a journey made by U.S. Army Lieutenants Bard Pendleton Schenck and Palmer G. Wood from Fort Yates, North Dakota to Yellowstone... more
Arnold, Bion J. (Bion Joseph), 1861-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 129
11.31 linear feet (14 boxes, 21 volumes)
Bion J. Arnold (1861-1942) was an engineer who advised Chicago and other cities on the development of their electric transit systems. He devised the plan for the electrification of Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Collection consists of... more
Bleecker family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 317
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Bleecker, Collins and Abeel families lived in Albany, N.Y. and New York City and were merchants, lawyers and military officers. Collection consists of correspondence, maps, surveys, deeds and land papers, military records, wills, and other... more
Behm, Charles F. W., 1813-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 247
.1 linear feet (1 box)
Charles F.W. Behm (1813-1882) was a German-born merchant sea captain who served as a U.S. Navy officer during the Civil War. Collection consists of correspondence, naval orders, report, autograph album, photograph, and memorabilia of Charles F.W.... more
Leffingwell, Christophea
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1723
13.6 linear feet (13 boxes)
Christophea Leffingwell was appointed by John Shaw Billings to work at the Astor Library in New York City. She then worked in the Director's Office of the New York Public Library (Research Division) until her retirement in 1933. Collection... more
Griffin, Anthony J. (Anthony Jerome), 1866-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1246
14 linear feet (25 boxes)
Anthony Jerome Griffin (1866-1935) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from the Bronx, New York City. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899; practiced law in the Bronx; was founder and editor of the Bronx Independent; and served four... more
Robertson, Archibald, approximately 1745-1813
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2589
2 linear feet (1 oversize case)
Archibald Robertson (ca.1745-1813) served in the British Army during the American Revolution as an officer in the Royal Engineers. Collection consists of six maps attributed to Archibald Robertson. Maps are chart of the approaches to Boston Bay in... 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
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