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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
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 763
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an explorer, artist and author. As the artist and assistant topographer on John Wesley Powell's second Colorado River expedition, 1871-1873, he helped to prepare the first map of the Grand Canyon. He was a... more
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1367
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894) was an American portrait painter. He studied in Paris and painted in the U.S. and Europe. His best known works were portraits of Daniel Webster, Longfellow, and a series of U.S. presidents. Collection... more
Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 840
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Captain Percival Drayton (1812-1865) of Charleston, South Carolina and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a distinguished U.S. Navy officer who served in the Union Navy during the Civil War. The Percival Drayton family papers, 1827-1967, chiefly... more
Van Der Weyde, Peter Henri, 1813-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3132
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Peter Henri Van Der Weyde (1813-1895) was a Dutch-American industrial scientist and inventor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, materials related to inventions, and miscellaneous family papers. Correspondence includes letters Van... more
Bryant family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 421
2.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Members of the Bryant family were descended from Peter Bryant (1767-1820) and Sarah Snell Bryant (1766-1847) of Cummington, Mass., and included the poet William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) and his brothers, who settled in or around Princeton, Ill.... 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
Canfield, Amos, 1878-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18157
7.3 linear feet (15 boxes)
The papers consist of Dr. Amos Canfield's notes, genealogical charts, and correspondence, ca. 1920s-1930s from his research on the descendants of Thomas Canfield of Milford, Conn. and Matthew Canfield of New Haven, Conn. and Newark, N.J. Also,... more
Capehart family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18131
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard Sutton genealogical research papers contain family papers dating from 1801 to 1886, and Sutton's research notes, copies of documents, and correspondence generated by his research on the Sutton and Steele families. The family documents... more
Conant, Carlos Everett, 1870-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 620
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Carlos Everett Conant (1870-1925) was an American philologist and scholar. He worked as a government translator and interpreter of Spanish and Philippine languages in Manila from 1904 to 1907 and taught philology at the University of Chattanooga,... more
Carman, Ezra Ayers, 1834-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18081
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The collection consists of genealogical notes, copies of family records, clippings, photographs, and correspondence of Ezra Ayers Carman and, to a lesser extent, his son Louis Dale Carman, in the course of their research on the history and... more
Little, Lora C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18189
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
Lora Cornelia Little, public health activist and a descendant of the Ferris family through her maternal grandmother Ruth Ferris, was born Lora Williams, in Waterville, Minnesota Territory in 1856. The genealogical research compiled by Lora Little... more
O'Shaughnessy family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2280
7 linear feet (15 boxes)
Edith O'Shaughnessy (d. 1939) was an American author of fiction and autobiographical narratives concerning her life abroad. She was active in causes related to the Roman Catholic Church. Her husband, Nelson O'Shaughnessy (1876-1932), was a U.S.... more
Order of United Americans
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2299
.31 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
The Order of United Americans was formed in New York City in 1944 as a nativist benevolent association of American-born laborers. It quickly attained nationwide membership. Though it did offer some retirement benefits to its members, it was mainly... more
Hering, Oswald Constantin, 1874-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1387
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Collection consists of papers of Oswald C. Hering, his third wife, Adelaide Arms Hering, and his mother, Fanny Field Hering; and includes correspondence, photographs, photostats, architectural drawings, clippings, printed ephemera, and books.... more
Brooks, Maria Gowen, 1794 or 1795-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 407
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of Brooks's correspondence, some copies, relating to her work and to personal matters, and poems including manuscript of Zophiël with revisions and comments. Correspondents include W.B. Force, Rufus Griswold, Fitz-Greene... more
Mitchell, Cornelius von Erden, 1883-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18127
17 linear feet (20 boxes)
This collection contains the papers of the ancestors of Cornelius von Erden Mitchell, members of the Mitchell, Davis, Spingler and Van Beuren families and their connections. The materials in this collection include correspondence, photographs,... more
Moore, Mary de Camp Banks
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18044
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
Mary de Camp Banks Moore (b.1878) was the daughter of Gen. Robert Lenox Banks, Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of the New York Central Railroad, and Mary de Camp Corning, widow of Edwin Weld Corning, who was the nephew of Erastus Corning,... more
Maverick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6284
2.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Maverick Family Papers are comprised of correspondence of the Maverick Family of Texas, descendants of Samuel Augustus Maverick, and several related families. Letters received by Mary Vance Maverick constitute the majority of the... more
Hanks, Stedman Shumway, 1889-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1306
4 linear feet (53 v.)
Stedman Shumway Hanks (1889-1979), U.S. Air Force colonel, airport engineer and prolific writer, was an early pioneer in aviation, both civil and military. He was a breeder of Borzoi dogs which his father, Charles Stedman Hanks, brought to the... more
Bowles, Francis Tiffany, 1858-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 356
1.01 linear feet (5 volumes)
These papers of Francis Tiffany Bowles, Assistant Naval Constructor in the United States Navy, relate to the construction of the U.S.S. Texas and the U.S.S. Raleigh, as well as gun boats, auxiliary boats, and other vessels. They include... more
de Rose, Rose, 1902-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6347
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rose de Rose (1902-1982) was the daughter of Edward de Rose and Susan Varnum de Rose of Southampton, New York. The Rose de Rose papers includes travel ephemera from a world cruise, family portraits and photographs, a genealogy of the Varnum family... more
Michaels, Paul Wallace
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18276
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ross, Harkness, Decker, Worst, and Michaels families lived in Yonkers, New York; Medina County, Ohio; Spring Prairie and Centerville, Wisconsin; and Freemont, Ohio. Many family members served in the Union Army during the American Civil War The... more
King, Rufus, 1838-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18162
4.83 linear feet (12 boxes)
Rufus King (1838-1924) was a banker by profession as well as a respected genealogist. The son of Rufus Sylvester and Phoebe Odell King, his New England ancestors included the revolutionary war veteran and New York State Senator Rufus King, after... more
Sabine family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2659
13 linear feet (23 boxes, 18 v.)
Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Joseph F. Sabin (1846-1926) and J. Percy Sabin (1872-1934) were the principal proprietors of the family firm of book, autograph and print dealers doing business in the U.S. and England from 1842 to 1934. Joseph Sabin... more
Sutton, Richard C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18130
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard Sutton genealogical research papers contain family papers dating from 1801 to 1886, and Sutton's research notes, copies of documents, and correspondence generated by his research on the Sutton and Steele families. The family documents... more
Newton, Richard Heber, 1840-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2243
3.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 10 v., 1 package)
Richard Heber Newton (1840-1914), an Episcopal clergyman, was rector of All Soul's Church in New York City from 1869 to 1902. Collection consists of letters from prominent persons, sermons delivered by Newton, subject indexes used in preparing... more
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
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1575
13 linear feet (12 boxes; 57 volumes)
The Robert Underwood Johnson papers document Johnson's personal and professional life from 1875 until his death in 1937. Johnson, born in 1853, served on the staff of The Century Magazine until 1913, eventually rising to... more
Slocum, Margaret R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18265
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Slocum family genealogical research papers, compiled by Margaret R. Slocum, include family papers and genealogical research files. The family papers include correspondence belonging to Margaret's grandmother, Laura Dean, and to her... more