Found 543 collections related to Diaries

Mellen, Ida M., 1877-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1958
8.5 linear feet (7 boxes, 8 v., 1 package)
Ida May Mellen (1877-1970) was an aquarist at the New York Aquarium, 1916-1929. She wrote books and articles in the fields of marine biology and felinology. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, family and personal papers, photographs,... more
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
Kolodin, Irving, 1908-1988
Music Division | JPB 06-40
77 linear feet (157 boxes)
The Irving Kolodin Papers document the career of Irving Kolodin, music critic, author of several books and teacher at the Juilliard School. The collection dates from 1844 to 1986. In addition to Kolodin’s papers, dating from 1915-1986, there are... 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
Blakeslee, Fred Gilbert, 1868-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 316
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Fred Gilbert Blakeslee (1868-1942) was an insurance executive and author of books and articles on fencing, arms and armor, and uniforms from around the world. Collection includes diaries and notebooks kept by Blakeslee describing his travels in... more
Westbrook, Frederick E., 1808-1844
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3295
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Frederick E. Westbrook of New York City kept this diary from 1840-1843. He also wrote about previous life experiences in retrospect, recalling his business losses at Fishkill; public opinion and the War of 1812; Burr and Hamilton social affairs;... 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
Lotto, Frederick S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1809
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Frederick S. Lotto kept these diaries while traveling. One diary was kept between June and August 1902 while Lotto was on a Gaze Tour, beginning in Paris on July 7 and ending in Dublin on August 29. The diary begins with his departure from New... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1109
211 linear feet (368 boxes, 153 volumes, 12 oversized folders)
The collection consists chiefly of papers of members of the Gansevoort, Lansing and Melville families and reflects the social, business, and political interests of the families, their friends and associates. Also included are some papers of... more
Garvin, Vicki, 1915-2007
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 647
2.37 linear feet (5 boxes)
Victoria (Vicki) Garvin was an African-American trade union and political activist as well as a pan-Africanist and internationalist. The Vicki Garvin papers document aspects of Garvin's work as a trade union organizer, especially among... 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
Brass, Perry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 373
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Perry Brass, author and playwright, was born (Sept. 15, 1947) in Savannah, Georgia. He attended high school there and afterwards studied fine arts (for one year) at the University of Georgia. From 1965 to 1968 he was employed in the advertising... more
Rhinelander, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2561
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Philip Rhinelander kept this diary from May 1, 1838-January 3, 1839 while on a journey from New York City to Liverpool and during subsequent sightseeing through Scotland, England, Ireland, France, Italy, and other locations
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2701
19.79 linear feet (55 boxes, 17 volumes, 15 oversized folders)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, military records, land records, and other papers... more
Harman, Phillip E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1321
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Phillip E. Harman lived in Los Angeles, California. Collection consists of Harman's diaries from March 30, 1947 to February 16, 1973. Diaries concern his daily activities and are written in Gregg shorthand.
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
Butler family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssColl NYGB 18243
32.1 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Butler, Huntington, Smith, Cooke, and Clinch families were united through intermarriage and included prominent lawyers, architects, doctors, judges, politicians, scientists, and land owners hailing from New York City, Long Island, Boston,... 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
Helscher, Fern
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 191
8 linear feet (16 boxes)
Fern Helscher was the publicist and booking agent for Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers in the 1930s, promoting and arranging the company’s performances and tours in the United States and Europe. With the establishment of Jacob’s Pillow as an... 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
Lewis, Oliver, 1757-1784
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1746
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book of Oliver Lewis, containing copies of his essays and orations at Yale College and the orations of others, 1777-1782; a genealogy of the Lewis, Burnham, and Curtis families of Connecticut; and O. Lewis' journal or autobiography to... more
Brady, S. William
Music Division | JPB 97-47
1 item ([63] p. bound), 19 cm; 1 item ([63] p. bound), 19 cm
Diary of operas seen during Brady's European trip in 1901. The longest section, on Germany, consists of mounted programs for and comments in ink about Der Barbier von Bagdad, Cavalleria Rusticana, Der Afrikanerin, Bastien und Bastienne, Der... more
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