Found 90 collections related to Politicians

Van Cortlandt, Pierre, 1762-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3127
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848) was a soldier and politician from Westchester County, New York. He was a U.S. Congressman from 1811-1812 and a brigadier general in the Westchester militia during the War of 1812. His first wife, Catharine... more
Sontz, Carl, 1936-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2818
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Carl Sontz (1936- ) was an electrical engineer who was active in New York City politics. He served as head of Democratic Party clubs in the Bronx and ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for the City Council in 1961 and 1970. Bulk of... more
Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4686
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Fernando Wood was an American Democratic politician who served as mayor of New York City; United States Representative; and Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress. This collection consists predominantly of... more
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3368
.9 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797) and Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833) were American statesmen from Litchfield, Connecticut. George Gibbs (1815-1873), grandson of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., was a lawyer, historian, and ethnologist. The collection consists... more
Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 20
2.25 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversized folders)
Samuel Adams (1722-1803) was an American revolutionary and post-revolutionary era political leader. Adams served as lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts from 1789 to 1793, and was governor from 1794 to 1797. The Adams papers contain letters to... more
Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 323
61.5 linear feet (62 boxes)
Sol Bloom (1870-1949) was a U.S. Congressman from New York City, 1923-1949, and served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1939-1949. Collection consists of Bloom's public papers as a member of Congress including case files, special... more
Isaacs, Stanley M. (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1526
52 linear feet (52 boxes)
Stanley Myer Isaacs (1882-1962) was a New York City politician and civic leader. After practicing law and being active in real estate, building and investments, Isaacs was elected president of the Borough of Manhattan in 1937. In 1941 he became a... more
Gouverneur, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1799-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1187
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur (1799-1867), American politician and capitalist, was postmaster of New York City from 1828 to 1836. His wife, Maria Hester Monroe, was the daughter of U.S. President James Monroe. After 1850, Gouverneur moved to... more
Provoost family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18064
1 v, 39 cm; 1 v, 39 cm
The Provoost (Provost) family, of French Huguenot descent, were early settlers of New Amsterdam. David Provoost (1670-1724) was a merchant and Mayor of the City of New York from 1699 to 1700. His nephew John Provoost (d. 1767) was the son of... 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
United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to inquire into the Mississippi election of 1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3088
125 items (1 box)
The United States Senate (44th Congress, 1st Session, 1875-1876) appointed a select committee on 31 Mar. 1876 to investigate fraud, civil rights abuses and violence surrounding the Mississippi election of 2 Nov. 1875. The scope of the inquiry was... more
Reade, Joseph, 1694-1771
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2412
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Adolph Philipse (1665-1750) was a wealthy New York City merchant and politician with extensive landholdings in the lower Hudson River Valley. Baptised Adolphus, he was the second son of New York City merchant Frederick Philipse, first Lord of the... more
Cole, Ashley T., 1876-1965
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 594
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Ashley Trimble Cole (1876-1965) was a lawyer in New York City who was active in both city and state politics. He served on the New York State Racing Commission and was a member of the New York State World's Fair Commission from 1936 to 1941.... more
Flagg, Azariah C. (Azariah Cutting), 1790-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1023
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Azariah Cutting Flagg (1790-1873) was a newspaper editor and politician in New York. The collection consists of letters received, 1821-1848, from Silas Wright, Jr., Michael Hoffman, John A. Dix, R.H. Walworth, W.L. Marcy, Albert Gallatin, Preston... more
Boston Committee of Correspondence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 343
2.4 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Boston Committee of Correspondence was formed at the Boston Town Meeting of November 2, 1772 in response to the British government’s decision to pay the governor and Superior Court judges of Massachusetts with Crown stipends, thereby making... more
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1459
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elected governor of New York State, he resigned in 1910 to become an Associate Justice of... 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
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
Butler, James B., d. 1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 443
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
James B. Butler (d. 1927) was an American lawyer and government official. He served as chief of the Appointment Division of the Treasury Department from 1881 to 1884, working under Treasury Secretary Charles J. Folger. Butler was campaign manager... more
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 754
1.26 linear feet (6 volumes)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3753
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from... more
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 756
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Raymond, Henry J. (Henry Jarvis), 1820-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2532
.73 linear feet (2 boxes)
Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with George Jones and Edward B. Wesley. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, articles, and... more
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4494
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Henry Laurens (1724-1792) was a South Carolina merchant, plantation owner, and Revolutionary-era statesman. The collection of Henry Laurens letters and documents, 1769-1792, includes letters written by him to Lachlan McIntosh, 1769; to his son... more
Agnew, George Bliss, 1868-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 30
George Bliss Agnew (1868-1941) was a New York City businessman and politician. The collection consists mainly of political correspondence that includes letters from constituents, associates, and others interested in the outcome of bills before the... more
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3992
1 folder
Journalist, U.S. Congressman and Senator from Maine, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and U.S. Secretary of State under James A. Garfield. Miscellaneous letters to and from James G. Blaine, notably his letter 11 Feb. 1869 to Horace Greeley... more
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2035
4 linear feet (18 boxes); 8 microfilm reels
James Monroe (1758-1831) was a soldier, statesman and the fifth President of the United States. Collection consists of correspondence and Monroe's writings. Correspondence, 1772-1836, is largely political, focusing on constitutional issues,... more
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
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3275
1.75 linear feet (7 boxes); 4 microfilm reels
Gideon Welles (1802-1878) was an American politician and editor. He served as Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869 under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson after having political positions in Connecticut as a member of the Democratic Party. He left... more
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