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McGrath, Camilla, -2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24314
124.41 linear feet (103 volumes, 59 boxes)
Earl McGrath was a writer, music executive, art collector, and gallery owner. His wife, Camilla Pecci-Blunt McGrath, was an Italian countess and photographer. The Camilla and Earl McGrath papers document the couple's exceptional social life,... more
Haste, Gwendolen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1349
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Gwendolen Haste (1889-1979) was an American poet. She wrote poems and short stories, worked in public relations at the General Foods Corporation from 1926 to 1954, and was active in the Poetry Society of America. She won the Nation Poetry Prize in... more
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
Sayre, Joel, 1900-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6135
3.2 linear feet (11 boxes)
The papers reflect the life and career of Joel G. Sayre (1900-1979), journalist, author, screenwriter and foreign correspondent.
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17775
242.99 linear feet (574 boxes, 1 tube)
The Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers document the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007), noted for his political activities in the Democratic Party and for his acclaimed accounts of... more
Rodwell, Craig, 1940-1993
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2606
7 linear feet (21 boxes)
Craig Rodwell (1940-1993) was an American gay rights activist. He was active in the Mattachine Society in New York City and in 1967 founded the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop, the first bookstore devoted to serious writing by gay authors. A... more
Waldman, Louis, b. 1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3202
34 linear feet (34 boxes); 7 microfilm reels
Louis Waldman (1892-1982), a prominent labor lawyer of New York City, was born in the Ukraine. Following his emigration to America in 1909 he became a garment cutter, attended evening school and earned a civil engineering degree from Cooper Union... more
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 778
Babette Deutsch (1895-1982) was a poet, author and critic. Collection consists of correspondence, copies of her published and unpublished works, research and teaching notes, personal papers, photographs, and memorabilia.
Vreeland, Diana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5980
27 linear feet (67 boxes)
The collection documents the professional, social and family life of Diana Vreeland (1903-1989), editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine and prominent celebrity in the fashion and publishing industry. Vreeland's career at Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, and the... more
Liberal Party of New York State
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1751
197.5 linear feet (180 boxes, 28 volumes)
The Liberal Party of New York State, the most successful third party in the United States in the twentieth-century, was organized in New York City in l944 by two prominent trade union leaders, David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies... more
Duberman, Martin B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 848
69.44 linear feet (164 boxes); 726.94 kb (434 computer files); 165 audio files, 109 cassettes
Martin B. Duberman, b.1930, is a historian and playwright who taught history in universities for over fifty years. He is the author of the play In White America, biographies of Charles Francis Adams, James Russell... more
Straus, Nathan, 1848-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2906
13 linear feet (26 boxes, 19 v.)
Nathan Straus (1848-1931) was a German-born New York City businessman and philanthropist. After making his fortune as a partner in the New York department stores Abraham and Straus and R.H. Macy and Co., Straus, with his wife Lina Gutherz Straus,... more
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6398
160 linear feet (592 boxes)
Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948) was a Hungarian-born writer and political activist who spent her life working for the causes of feminism, pacifism, and world government. She was the mastermind of the 1915 Ford Peace Expedition, and in 1937 co-founded... more
Town Hall, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3013
234 linear feet (281 boxes)
Town Hall was founded in 1894 by six prominent suffragists under the name League for Political Education to continue the struggle for women's rights by raising political consciousness. Robert Ely was director of the League from 1907 to 1937. The... more
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18365
4.54 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Patricia Cornwell (1956- ) is a contemporary American crime writer. The Patricia Cornwell collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and published material concerning Jack the Ripper collected in the course of her research for her book... more
International Typographical Union. No. 6 (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2228
24.5 linear feet (16boxes, 143 volumes)
The New York Typographical Union No. 6, representing printers in New York City, was founded in 1850. It was preceded by the New York Typographical Society, which was founded in 1809. Horace Greeley was the union's first president. The parent... more
Patai, Raphael, 1910-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2349
50.02 linear feet (114 boxes, 6 volumes, 4 oversized folders); 1.02 mb (34 computer files)
Raphael Patai (1910-1996) was a cultural anthropologist specializing in Jewish and Arab cultures. His papers, 1903-2011, document his career through extensive correspondence with colleagues, drafts and manuscripts of his many publications,... more
Strauss family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2905
9 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Straus family of New York City were the descendants of Lazarus Straus (1809-1898) and Sara Straus (1823-1876) who emigrated from Otterberg, Germany in the early 1850s with their four children: Isidor (1845-1912), Hermine (1846-1922), Nathan... more
Carruth, Hayden, 1862-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 479
13 linear feet (30 boxes)
Hayden Carruth (originally Fred Hayden Carruth) (1862-1932) was an American newspaper publisher, journalist, humorist, and author of juvenile fiction. After working for various weekly newspapers in the Midwest, he moved to New York City where he... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17781
78 linear feet (137 boxes, 189 volumes, 8 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Adolph Simon Ochs was an American newspaperman and the publisher of the New York Times for almost forty years, from 1896 to 1935. Under his leadership, the paper acquired an international reputation for objective and trustworthy reporting. The... more
Isaacs, Stanley M. (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1526
52 linear feet (52 boxes)
Stanley Myer Isaacs (1882-1962) was a New York City politician and civic leader. After practicing law and being active in real estate, building and investments, Isaacs was elected president of the Borough of Manhattan in 1937. In 1941 he became a... more
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 469
17.1 linear feet (39 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders); 2 cassettes
The papers of Truman Capote consist chiefly of holograph and typescript manuscripts of his works, both published and unpublished. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and personal... more
Yaddo (Artist's colony).
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4795
219.6 linear feet (579 boxes, 50 volumes, 1 oversized folder, 4 tubes, 1 folder); 2 cassettes
Yaddo is an artists' community located in Saratoga Springs, New York. The Yaddo Records date from 1835-1997 and contain the administrative records of The Corporation of Yaddo, as well as the institutional records of Yaddo from 1926, the year Yaddo... more
Sanders, Ronald, 1932-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3617
Ronald Sanders was an author, teacher, and lecturer on Jewish history and related topics. His papers include correspondence with family and friends, as well as other authors of note such as Yehuda Amichai, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Peter Gay, Shlomo... more
Vincent Astor Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3615
153 linear feet (307 boxes, 62 volumes)
The Vincent Astor Foundation was established in New York City in 1948 by Vincent Astor for the purpose of "alleviating human misery." Mrs. Brooke Russell Astor, widow of Vincent Astor, served as president of the foundation from 1960 until its... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18400
265.67 linear feet (610 boxes, 11 oversized folders, 22 tubes, 4043 computer files, 56 disk images); 1.78 Gigabytes (4043 computer files, 56 disk images)
Timothy Francis Leary, Jr. (1920-1996), a psychologist and writer, became known as an advocate for the use of psychedelic drugs and a counterculture icon. The Timothy Leary papers contain records created and accumulated by Leary over his entire... more
Mitgang, Herbert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2024
34 linear feet (56 boxes)
Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New York Times as a copy editor and... more
Geraghty, James M., 1905-1983
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1141
4 linear feet (13 boxes)
James M. Geraghty (1905-1983) was the art editor of The New Yorker magazine from 1939 to 1973. During his tenure, he also edited nine of the magazine's cartoon albums. Collection consists of correspondence, original art, unpublished manuscript,... more
Speyer, James, 1861-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2845
4 linear feet (5 boxes)
James Speyer (1861-1941) was an American banker who was actively involved with many social, educational and cultural organizations in New York City. He was one of the founders of the University Settlement Society, the first settlement house in the... more
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