Found 3 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel -- 19th century

Brevoort, Edith, 1832-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24250
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Edith Brevoort (1832-1891) was the youngest of the eight children of Henry Brevoort Jr. (1782-1848), a wealthy New York City landowner and friend of Washington Irving, and Laura Carson of South Carolina (died 1845). In 1853 she married Pierre... more
Hall, Sophie C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1293
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary kept by Sophie C. Hall (Mrs. George W. Hall) during a visit to New York in 1879. Describes stores, museums and their collections; churches and preachers; companions at her boarding house; Greenwood Cemetery; the general appearance of the... more
Smith, John T. (John Thomas), 1868-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22960
1.59 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
John T. (John Thomas) Smith (1868-1938), was the son of confectioner Edward Smith (born Edward Colgan) and Anne Grady Smith. He lived his entire life at 154 Greenwich Street in Manhattan, also the site of the family's main candy store. The... more