Found 40 collections related to Memoirs

Bloecher, Ted
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5984
15.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Ted Bloecher (1929- ) is a retired actor and member of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. His papers (1950-2000) consist of correspondence, personal journals, a memoir and other writing, theatre memorabilia, and his New York City Gay Men's Chorus... more
Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1927
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Filippo Mazzei (1730-1816), also known as Philip Mazzei, was an Italian physician, merchant, and agriculturist who served as state agent for Virginia in Europe during the American Revolution, from 1779 to 1782. The Philip Mazzei papers, dated... more
Wilkinson, Harry P., 1874-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4679
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Harry P. Wilkinson (Henry Porteus Wilkinson, 1874-1949), of Brooklyn, New York, served in Company G of the 47th Regiment of the New York National Guard, federalized for service in the Spanish-American War. He enlisted May 2, 1898, and mustered out... more
Pierce, Charles E. (Charles Edgar), 1842-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24251
.23 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Charles E. Pierce (1842-1907), a farmer from Oneida County, New York, served as a private in Company I of the 146th New York Infantry from 1862 to 1865 during the American Civil War. The Charles E. Pierce cash book, 1853-1879, contains a narrative... more
Bockman, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Essay titled "Stonewall 25: After a quarter century of gay liberation, can we say the words?" by Philip Bockman of New York City. Discusses his experience of the 1969 Stonewall Riots; his coming of age as a gay man in college in Grand Rapids,... more
Spies, Adam W. (Adam William), 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22287
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Adam W. Spies (1800-1891), the son of Mary Bergh and John Spies, was a hardware and military goods merchant in New York City. He was employed by the firm of C. & J. D. Wolfe, and was their agent in England in the 1820s. In 1834 he established A.... more
Angelou, Maya
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 830
200.83 linear feet (408 boxes)
Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was one of the most renowned and celebrated voices in American literature. The Maya Angelou papers consist of original manuscripts, computer generated typescripts, galleys, and proofs of published work as well as... more
Marion, Kitty
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6263
1.3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Kitty Marion was a German-born actress and social activist deeply involved in the British Suffragette, and the American Birth Control movements. Arrested numerous times in both her adopted countries and subjected to over two hundred prison... more
Cooper, Madge Huntington
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18248
2.35 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Ford, Roelker, and Turle families were united by intermarriage and resided in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. The members of these families include the descendants of Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a prominent businessman and lawyer,... more
McCorkle, Susannah
Music Division | JPB 06-3
30 linear feet (63 boxes)
Susannah McCorkle (1946-2001) was an important American jazz / pop singer as well as a talented writer. Her papers consist of her writings, correspondence, business and personal papers, scores, concert programs, clippings, publicity material,... more
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1983-006
3 volumes
Playwright. The collection consists of a typescript, "Seven Card Stud: A Life Story" (1974), a 440 p. autobiography of Williams that was edited and published as MEMOIRS (1975), and two short stories: "The Inventory at Fontana Bella" (1972, 11 p.)... more
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3042
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a Russian-born popular American entertainer. She gained fame as a performer in vaudeville and burlesque in the World War I era, and continued her career for many years in nightclubs, films, radio and television. The... more
Hill, Samuel, 1777-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1397
3 v., 1 oversize folder
The Samuel Hill papers consist of his autobiography, his journal of a voyage of the brig Ulysses, unidentified poetry, and writings by F. Stanhope Hill about Samuel Hill, all bound in one volume; a bound copy of the autobiography in negative... more
Lawrence, Samuel, 1801-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1701
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Prominent Massachusetts merchant Samuel Lawrence wrote these reminiscences of his childhood and early life in Groton and Boston while in Stockbridge in March 1875. The reminiscences cover the years 1803-1844 and mention James Madison, Noah... more
Broadbent, Alice S., 1885-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3840
1 folder
Alice S. Broadbent (née Cole) was a librarian. Recollections (8 p.), written in 1977, of her employment in the cataloging department of the Astor Library, ca. 1909-1910, and of her life in New York City as a single young working woman; also, a... more
Walbrook, H. M. (Henry Mackinnon), 1865-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3199
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Undated reminiscences of English playwright, drama critic, and author Henry Mackinnon Walbrook, describing the English stage and social customs during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including sketches of drama critics Clement Scott and... more
Thorburn, Grant, 1773-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2985
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Grant Thorburn was a Scottish-born New York City nurseryman and author. The collection consists mainly of letters and letter fragments from his friend William Carver, a mutual acquaintance of Thomas Paine, with a loose poem by Carver on Nature and... more
MacDonald, Gordon Gallie
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1825
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Gordon Gallie MacDonald, a Lieutenant in the British Navy, wrote this memoir about the years 1745-1831. The memoir includes information about his ancestry; an account of the battle at Culloden; his father's service with General John Burgoyne at... more
Maule, Quentin, 1919-2000
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6208
.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
A typescript memoir written by Quentin Maule. Maule (1919-2000) was an art historian who received his PhD from University of California, Berkeley. He taught at Berkeley as well as the University of Chicago, where he focused on Etruscan art. His... more
Bond, Fred G., 1852-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 331
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Written in January 1924. Reminiscences of transporting the Nez Perce Indians from Fort Keogh, Montana, down the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers to Bismark, South Dakota, en route to Indian territory
Braun, Edith Evans, 1887-1976
Music Division | JPB 91-96
The Edith Evans Braun Collection highlights the history of American music in the early and mid twentieth century. The collection shows various details of the lives and careers of notable music figures of the period through the memoirs and diaries... more
Allworth, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3621
28.33 linear feet (44 boxes); 19 audio_files; 679 kilobytes (11 computer files)
Edward Alfred Allworth (1920-2016), a specialist on ethnic minority populations in former Soviet Central Asia, was a professor of Turco-Soviet Studies in the Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures Department at Columbia University. The... more
Pinto, Francis Effingham
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2430
1.36 linear feet (7 volumes)
The Francis Effingham Pinto recollections cover the period from 1823 to 1856, with discussion of Pinto's early life in New Haven, Connecticut and New York City; service as Lieutenant, 1st N.Y. Volunteers during the 1846 campaign in Mexico; travel... more
McCarter, William, -1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1936
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Revised and improved manuscript of William McCarter's Life in the American Army. Originally published as My Life in the Army in 1862, this version dates from 1875
Hyslop, John, 1827-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1472
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Hyslop was a Scottish baker who emigrated to New York in 1793. The John Hyslop diary, dated 1793, records his journey from New York City to Springfield, Massachusetts, and his sojourn there, during the months of June and July. Hyslop traveled... more
Sturtevant, John J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2915
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections of a resident of New York City from 1835-1905, describing stage lines, oil lamps and lamplighters, markets, theatres, museums, eating places, hotels, parks, yachting, steamships, fire companies, church-going, shops, residences of... more
Padula, Edward, 1916-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-032
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Edward Padula is a producer, director and writer for the American theater. He produced BYE BYE BIRDIE on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre in 1960. Collection consists of the typescript of his memoirs on producing the show and a souvenir program... more
Dillingham, C. B. (Charles Bancroft), 1868-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 813
Collection consists of correspondence, stage managers'reports, receipt books, roster and salary records, and some personal papers of Dillingham. Correspondence, 1903-1927, of Dillingham and his associates Bruce Edwards and Fred G. Latham with... 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.
Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, 1890-1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3366
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Typescript of portions of Count Sergei Witte's memoirs, translated and edited by Abraham Yarmolinsky. Included are notes used in connection with the work of translation. The translation was published in 1921 by Doubleday, Page & Co. as "The... more
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