Found 288 collections related to Diaries

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Brainard, Ingrid
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 144
29 linear feet (86 boxes)
The Dr. Ingrid Brainard Papers contain documents from the 1890s to 2000, and cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dance historian and author. It contains letters, writings, research and conference materials, and teaching... more
Van Wart, Irving, 1808-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3143
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Irving Van Wart kept this diary from November 3, 1854 through May 11, 1855. He was thirteen years old in 1854, when he began the diary, and he kept it on behalf of himself and his twin brother, Ames, at their home in New York City and country home... more
Eder, Franz
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 891
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
These pocket diaries (2 vols.) were kept in 1863 and 1865 by Franz or Francis Eder (born Benno Wohlgemuth, at Wolfsberg in Carinthia), during which time he served as a private in the U. S. Army, Company A and Company D, 119th Regiment, New York,... more
Wolcott, Frederick Henry, b. 1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3367
.15 linear feet (2 volumes)
Prominent New York City merchant Frederick Henry Wolcott kept this diary (2 vols.) from November 5, 1849 through January 2, 1854. Prior to his retirement on January 1, 1852, he was partner in the dry goods firm Wolcott and Slade. Diary entries... 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
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
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
Burgess, Edward Guyre
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18186
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Edward Guyre Burgess (1848-1919) was a grain merchant who lived and worked in both Montclair, New Jersey and New York, N.Y. He pursued his family genealogy as an avocation, tracing his lineage to 17th-century England through the Burgess and allied... more
Burgess family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 431
4.25 linear feet (9 boxes, 2 vols)
The Burgess family papers document three generations of an English family involved in overseas commerce. Charles Henry Burgess (1806-1854) was the first British subject to export good directly from England to Persia. The papers contain... more
Moore, C. W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2049
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
These diaries (4 vols.) were kept between 1842 and 1871 by New York City dry goods merchant C. W. Moore, of the firm C. W. and J. T. Moore and Company. They cover the years 1842-1847, 1852-1857, and 1870-1871 and include records of travels in... 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
Lachmund, Carl, 1853-1928
Music Division | JPB 92-1
The Carl V. Lachmund Collection represents the musical career of Carl Lachmund, a student of Franz Liszt, and Lachmund's subsequent devotion to the remembrance of Liszt's personality and the advancement of his music.
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... 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
Orton, John B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2305
1 box (14 v.)
John B. Orton resided in western New York State. Diaries, 1845-1907, including extended visits to Kalamazoo, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. Probably later transcripts.
Buxton, Otis F
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 446
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept by Otis F. Buxton while serving in the U.S. Army. Buxton, along with his cousin Homer A. Buxton and friends Alfred P. Ranney, Walter W. Ranney, and J. Hunt Clark, enlisted in August 1862 from Westminster, VT., and served in Co. "B",... 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
Stoughton, Mary Fiske Bound Green
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2898
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Mary Stoughton (whose full name was Mary Fiske Bound Green Stoughton) was married to Edwin Wallace Stoughton, U. S. Minister to Russia. She kept this diary between May 23, 1878 and February 16, 1879. Entries describe the couple's travels in Spain,... more
Washburn, Mrs. Samuel Benjamin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3229
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Mrs. Samuel Benjamin Washburn, whose husband served in the United States Navy during the American Civil War, kept this diary in 1862. Entries describe their domestic affairs in Bethany, Genesee County, New York and a trip to New York City from... more
Speed, Susan
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2839
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Mrs. Susan Speed (née Mosby), great-grandmother of actress Beverly Sitgreaves, maintained in Virginia from 1861-1865. Entries primarily describe her sorrow at the death and destruction caused by the Civil War, along with her hopes for her... more
Weinert, Susanne
Music Division | JOB 91-37
6 items
Susanne Weinert was a governess employed in the Wagner household at Villa Wahnfried, July 1875 - April 1876. The German opera composer Richard Wagner had married Cosima Von Bülow (born Liszt), his second wife, in 1870. Diary entitled Im Hause... 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
Van Gieson, A. P. (Acmon Pulaski), 1830-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18089
1 volume, 20 cm; 1 volume, 20 cm
Rev. Acmon Pulaski Van Gieson was a minister of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York State. Notebook used to record his diary, 1853 May 11-1855 September 26; notes on religious subjects; and records of baptisms, marriages, and additions, 1853... 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
Weaver, Robert C. (Robert Clifton), 1907-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3701
The Robert Clifton Weaver Papers primarily concern Weaver's professional activities and development from his entry into government service in 1933 to 1961. Material prior to 1933 relates to the Weaver family.
Yard, Robert Sterling, 1861-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3404
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Sterling Yard (1861-1945) was an American journalist and Sunday editor of the New York Herald Tribune. Diary kept by Yard chronicles his personal life at the turn of the 20th century. Events covered are his engagement and marriage to Mary... more
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017
Music Division | JPB 07-6
84.67 linear feet (172 boxes)
The Roberta Peters Collection contains office files, photographs, programs, clippings, datebooks and diaries, scrapbooks, scores and audio/video recordings documenting every phase of her long career at the Metropolitan Opera and beyond.
Linton, C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1765
.19 linear feet (1 volume)