Found 94 collections related to Ford collection

Graham, Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1189
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bound copy of treatise by Alexander Graham titled Reasons "Theoretical and Practical for Pronouncing Against a Free Trade in Corn," dedicated to Charles, Duke of Richmond, Lennox and Aubrigny, President of the Sussex Society for the Protection of... more
Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1468
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Jedediah Huntington was an American general in the Continental Army during the American revolution. The collection consists largely of letters written to Huntington during his tenure as collector of customs at New London, Connecticut from Gabriel... more
Pliny, the Elder
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2438
1.15 linear feet (5 volumes)
Historia natural de Plinio, translated by Dr. Francisco Hernandez. Libros 1-3, 9-25. [Transcripts, partially from the original draft, and partly from a copy made in the time of Hernandez]. Madrid, 1785
Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4048
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Justin Winsor (1831-1897) was an American librarian and historian. He was superintendent of the Boston Public Library from 1868 to 1877, and librarian of Harvard University from 1877 until his death. The collection contains letters to Justin... more
Colden, Alice Wadsworth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3194
1 v
Manuscript transcript of a history of the Colden, Murray and other New York families.
Wallace, Johnson, & Muir
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3207
.33 linear feet (1 volume)
A letterbook kept in Nantes, France, by the firm Wallace, Johnson, & Muir, containing copies of letters to various commercial houses, mostly in America. Wallace, Johnson, & Muir was a mercantile partnership formed in 1781 that concentrated on the... more
United States. Continental Army. Massachusetts Regiment, 16th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1897
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 16th Massachusetts Regiment (formerly Colonel Jackson's Additional Continental Regiment) kept at Highlands, Peekskill, Orangetown, Ten Eyck, and elsewhere in New York and New Jersey. The orderly book records general orders,... more
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3578
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Susan B. Anthony was an American abolitionist and militant agitator for female and Negro suffrage, temperance, and civil rights. The papers consist of a check from New York Tribune with "Pay Susan B. Anthony" on the back; a copy of "The History of... more
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4117
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) was an American statesman who served as Vice-President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of War, and who served in both the House and Senate representing South Carolina. The papers consist mainly of letters written by... more
Callicot, Theophilus C. (Theophilus Carey), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4129
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Theophilus Carey Callicot (1826-1920) was an American lawyer, newspaper editor and politician. The papers relate mainly to Callicot's stint as Customs Collector in Brooklyn, 1865-1868, and his subsequent arrest for traffic in illegal liquor.... more
Fuller, George D., fl. 1840-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4235
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Receipts and other miscellaneous papers of George D. Fuller, an insurance agent in Norwich, Connecticut, who also served as treasurer of the East Middle Town Street School District, and constable of Norwich. Receipts relate to teacher and... more
Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4259
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Tench Coxe (1755-1824) was an American political economist and a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress in 1788-1789. He was the son of William Coxe and grandson of English physician and governor Daniel Coxe and jurist Tench... more
Cragin, Aaron H. (Aaron Harrison), 1821-1898
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4260
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Aaron Harrison Cragin (1821-1898) was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1852 to 1855, and was elected by the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress. The... more
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4261
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813-1892) was an American writer, artist, and Unitarian minister. The papers consist of a small quantity of correspondence, poems, and financial documents. Correspondence is predominantly outgoing and pertains to both... more
Cranch, William, 1769-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4262
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of correspondence and legal papers belonging to American lawyer and jurist William Cranch. Correspondence dates from 1794 to 1831, with much of it relating to his real estate and land speculation activities and resultant... more
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4303
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George William Curtis (1824-1892) was an American journalist, orator, author, and publisher. In 1871 he was appointed to chair the commission on the reform of the civil service by President Ulysses S. Grant. The papers consist mainly of letters... more
De Lancey, James, 1703-1760
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4312
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James De Lancey (1703-1760) served as chief justice of the Supreme Court of New York, and as lieutenant governor, and acting colonial governor of the Province of New York. The papers include charges brought against De Lancey in his capacity as... more
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4314
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Simeon De Witt (1756-1834) was Geographer and Surveyor General of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and Surveyor General of the State of New York for the fifty years from 1784 until 1834. The correspondence consists of letters... more
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4347
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Adams Dix (1798-1879) was an American statesman who served as senator for New York, United States Postmaster General, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to France, and Governor of New York. The papers consist of letters written by Dix in his... more
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4348
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802-1887) was an American mental health activist whose efforts culminated in the Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane, one of the first public mental health initiatives in the United States. The collection consists of... more
Drake, Benjamin, 1794-1841
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4350
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Drake (1805-1871) was a physician in New York City in the early 19th century. After graduating from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, he continued his studies in Europe before returning to New York to establish a practice. Drake... more
Drake, Joseph Rodman, 1795-1820
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4351
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Rodman Drake (1795-1820) was an American poet. Drake's poems were frequently published in the Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, and he was considered a member of the "Knickerbocker Group." In 1819, Drake and fellow poet... more
Edwards, Henry W., 1779-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4360
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry W. Edwards (1779-1847) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut, and later Governor of Connecticut. The papers consist largely of letters from Edwards to Jedidiah Huntington and Thomas U. Cushing during their service... more
Eliot, George, 1819-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4364
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two autograph letters signed 'M.E. Lewes' (George Eliot) to Emily E. Ford, discussing social matters, and to Mr. Simpson, a clerk with publisher William Blackwood & Sons relating to the publication of one of her works
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4367
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several autograph letters dating from 1854 to 1860 and four lines of manuscript verse signed by Transcendentalist poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. Letters are brief, and relate to social and speaking engagements. One letter to publisher James R. Osgood... more
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4368
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dr. Thomas Addis Emmet (1828-1919) was a renowned surgeon and early collector of American manuscripts of the revolutionary era. His collection was purchased by John S. Kennedy and presented to The New York Public Library in 1896. Emmet's papers... more
Farquharson, Gregor
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4371
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Six letters from Captain Gregor Farquharson dating between 1824 and 1826. One is addressed to the Earl of Buchan at Edinburgh, "on the repeal of the Forfitures consequent upon the [Jacobite] Rebellions [of] 1715 and 1745."
Ferris, Charles G. (Charles Goadsby), approximately 1796-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4376
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, predominantly letters received by New York Congressman Charles Goadsby Ferris. Most letters are from Ferris's constituents, requesting appointments and other favors
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4380
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James T. Fields was an American author and publisher. His papers consist of a manuscript poem titled "An Invitation," as well as letters and ephemera. The letters are outgoing, and pertain mainly to social matters and subscriptions to various... more
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4381
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist primarily of notes and letters sent by American statesman Hamilton Fish to various parties. The letters are generally brief, and relate to both professional and social matters. Autographs and clippings are also present