Found 425 collections related to Photographs

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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
Edelson, Stuart, 1944-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 889
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
Stuart Michael Edelson (1944-1995) was a writer and sculptor in New York City. He worked at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Musuam of Art. In addition to creating sculpture pieces, he wrote novels, plays and short stories. Collection... more
Testing the Limits (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3614
14 linear feet (22 boxes); 13 audio files, 1824 video files, 132 vhs tapes
Testing the Limits was a video collective formed in New York in 1987 to document AIDS activism. The collective produced a short work, Testing the Limits : NYC, in 1987 and a feature-length documentary Voices from the Front in 1991. The... 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
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2390
25 linear feet (45 boxes, 4 packages)
Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official. Collection consists of correspondence and papers reflecting Pesotta's career as official of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and as organizer of garment workers in various cities... 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
Stebbins, Rowland, 1882-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2867
4.2 linear feet (13 boxes)
Rowland Stebbins (1882-1948) was a New York theatrical producer who worked under the name Laurence Rivers, Inc. He began his professional life as a stockbroker, started producing plays during the 1920s, and in 1929 became a full-time theatrical... more
Collings, Beatrice
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18378
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Beatrice Collings managed the Royal York hotel (and later, the Royal Albion) in Brighton, England, with her sister's husband, boxing and sports promoter Sir Harry Preston. The vistors' book includes photographs, autographs, sketches, caricatures,... more
Philipp, Rudolph
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6317
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Author Rudolph Philipp wrote the first biography on Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who protected thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Second World War by issuing them Swedish "protective passports." Following the Soviet entry into Hungary in... 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
Joseph, Rupert L.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1598
2 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 v.)
Rupert L. Joseph was a stockbroker in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, film negatives, ephemera, and printed matter. General correspondence, 1939-1959, concerns Joseph's loan of his art objects to museums and... more
Vollmer, Ruth, 1900-1982
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3188
Chiefly an autograph collection of manuscript letters, documents, musical scores, photographs, and other papers of European, British, and American composers, musicians, authors, novelists, poets, playwrights, historians, philosophers, painters,... 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
Staggs, Sam
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2857
4.02 linear feet (8 boxes)
Magazine editor. Editor-in-chief (1982-1984) of Modernismo Publications, Ltd. publishers of MANDATE, HONCHO, and PLAYGUY, popular men's magazines. The papers include correspondence, make-up sheets, tear sheets, and photographs. The correspondence... 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
Haas, Robert K., 1890-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1273
3.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Robert K. Haas (1890-1964) was an American publisher who created the Book of the Month Club with Harry Scherman in 1926. He also founded New Books, Inc. (a two-part reading program) and Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, a publishing house that... more
Kennedy, Robert C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1632
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Scrapbook compiled by Robert C. Kennedy documenting the Habsburg royal family in the 1930s, including several items related to Archduke Otto Habsburg. Included are clippings, memorabilia, photographic portraits, and a few letters addressed to Kennedy
Clement, Robert M
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 567
2.92 linear feet (3 boxes)
Robert Clement founded the Church of the Beloved Disciple in New York City for the purpose of ministering to the needs of the gay community. The collection consist of miscellaneous correspondence and papers and photographs. The photographs consist... more
Byrnes, Robert Francis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 448
15.06 linear feet (37 boxes, 3 volumes)
The collection contains a portion of the records of two companies: Horn & Hardart Baking Co. of Philadelphia, the parent company, and its subsidiary, Horn & Hardart Co. of New York. The bulk of the collection pertains to the Horn & Hardart Company... more
Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart), 1869-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 739
16.5 linear feet (34 boxes)
Robert Hobart Davis (1869-1942) was an American journalist, editor, dramatist, and photographer. He was editor of Munsey's Magazine from 1904 to 1925, columnist for the New York Sun from 1925 to 1942, and honorary president of the Stevenson... 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
Hardy, Robin, 1952-1995
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4806
15 linear feet (37 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The papers reflect the personal life and career of Robin Hardy, Canadian-born gay activist, writer and editor of action/adventure fiction who emigrated to the United States from Canada in 1984. The papers consist of Hardy's personal and family... 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
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
Spanish Child Welfare Association of America
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2836
2.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Spanish Child Welfare Association was founded in New York City in 1937 for the purpose of raising funds to evacuate, feed and nurse children who were victims of the Spanish Civil War. It raised funds primarily by sponsoring exhibitions of... more
Backus, Standish, 1875-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18073
1.08 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Standish Backus (1875-1943) was a corporate lawyer and president of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company from 1920 to 1943. The collection is composed of correspondence concerning his genealogical research on the Standish, Backus, and related... more
Turkel, Stanley.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4853
16 linear feet (42 boxes)
The City Club of New York was founded in 1892 by Edmond Kelly as a men's club to promote effective and honest government in New York City. The Club continues as a non-partisan "watchdog" to the New York City government to make it more accountable... more
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1170
11 linear feet (10 boxes, 42 v., 1 oversize folder)
Samuel Gompers (1850-1924), labor leader, was president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) from the year of its founding in 1886 until 1924. Collection consists of scrapbooks, testimonials and memorials, photographs, certificates, printed... more
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