Found 50 collections related to New York, N.Y.

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
Tisdale, Charles R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2997
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles R. Tisdale kept this logbook and account book between 1875 and 1890. One section contains the log of sailing vessel Galatea, kept while on a voyage from Iliolo, Philippines to New York by way of Africa from June 11-October 17, 1875. Also... more
Photographers + Friends United Against AIDS (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3632
14.8 linear feet (35 boxes, 1 folder)
Photographers + Friends United Against AIDS was a not-for-profit organization that fundraised through exhibitions, the sale of photographs, and events, to lend financial support to organizations providing health care to people with AIDS; to... more
Barrow, John, 1767-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3926
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City merchant company Byrd and Barrow kept this receipt book from April 25, 1801, to April 3, 1828. The volume documents transactions for freight, taxes, household expenditures for Joseph Byrd and John Barrow. Also present are receipts... 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
Weeks, Marian E., d. 1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3262
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Marian E. Weeks was a member of the New York Public Library staff. She kept this diary from April 1942 through September 6, 1944. Entries describe her experiences as an air-raid warden in New York City during the World War II
Eddey, Roy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18242
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Roy Eddey Motive papers mainly document the history of Motive as a magazine of gay liberation from 1964 to 1972, in particular the creation of one of the two final editions of the magazine... more
Swift, Reuben
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2936
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Food and provision merchant Reuben Swift kept this receipt book for his company Reuben Swift and Co. from May 11, 1802, to September 29, 1813. The volume contains receipts for pork, beef, butter, and other items, as well as accounts for money paid... more
Allen, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3481
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Receipt book of payments made by New York grocers Allen and Cock. Robert Allen and Robert Allen and Company, and Samuel Allen The Allen and Cock of 300 Broadway, New York City, receipts document purchases for bran, flour, sugar, oats, coffee,... more
Childs, Abel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 533
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Abel Childs kept this tabulated record of prisoners in the New York State Prison in New York City between 1801 and 1813. He included the prisoners' names, crimes, dates of imprisonment, sentences, and how and when they were discharged. Childs also... more
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 92
.29 linear feet (1 volume)
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals kept this register of original dog licenses (numbers 1 to 10,000), issued April 16-May 31, 1894, with renewals for these licenses made between 1895 and 1904
American Institute of the City of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 78
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
The American Institute of the City of New York, also known as the American Institute of the City of New York for the Encouragement of Science and Invention, was an association of inventors which organized exhibitions, lecture series and radio... more
Watson, Thomas O
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3239
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
An attempt to explain the changed of the winds experienced by the Cunard steamship Siden from Liverpool to New York, January 1867. Also the Liverpool and Valencia gales August 21-23, 1868...concluding with examples from practical experience off... more
Hosack, Alexander, b. 1737
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1436
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Alexander Hosack, a British officer in America and a prominent New York City physician, kept this receipt book from 1787 to 1801
New York, N.Y.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2142
.1 linear feet
This amendment to New York city's charter was adopted on September 8, 1829, at a convention presided over by William Paulding. The document contains the complete text of the amendment and the signatures of Paulding and many other convention delegates
Bieber, Albert A. (Albert Aloysius), 1888-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 298
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Aloysius Bieber was a book dealer located successively in New York City, West Hoboken, Jersey City, and Manasquan, New Jersey. These papers include letters from customers (including bibliographers, collectors, authors, college professors,... more
Columbian Peithologian Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 600
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the Columbia College Peithologian Society's constitution, bylaws, and roll of members spanning 1806 to 1840. The society was founded in 1806 as a literary group for freshmen students. It later opened its doors to all students... more
Ferris, Charles G. (Charles Goadsby), approximately 1796-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 991
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is a collection of precedents of the Mayor's Court of the City of New York and the Supreme Court of the State of New York. The volume includes entries spanning 1800 to 1825 and contains an index. Charles G. Ferris' autograph appears on... more
Osborn, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2307
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City merchant Charles Osborn kept this receipt book between 1823 and 1846. The volume documents Osborn's personal and business expenses, and contains receipts for maintenance on his house at Fire Place, Long Island
Cady, J. Cleveland, 1837?-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4113
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Primarily outgoing letters from New York architect J. Cleaveland Cady to Gordon Lester Ford, dated 1866 to 1888. Also includes letters from Cady to E.S. Mills and other individuals, a few invoices and receipts, and a letter from Cady's wife, Julia... more
McLaughlin, J. T
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1946
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
J. T. McLaughlin, a midshipman in the United States Navy, kept this diary and logbook of the U.S.S. Erie and U.S.S. Boston. Log entries for the U.S.S. Erie date from September 1-October 3, 1828, during a voyage from New York to the West Indies,... more
Woodforde, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 123
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
William Woodforde kept these logbooks (2 vols.) of the H.M.S. Ariadne and H.M.S. Astrea. Entries for the Ariadne date September 16, 1780 through February 10, 1781, when the ship sailed from the Isle of May (Scotland) in a convoy, by way of... more
Henry Clay (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1383
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the merchant ship Henry Clay was kept by its captain, Ezra Nye, on the ship's maiden voyage as well as subsequent voyages between New York, Liverpool and Cork. Entries include notes on the weather. Inserted in the volume is a... more
Gilmore, James Clifford, 1834-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1160
.02 linear feet (1 volume)
James Clifford Gilmore, a sea captain of Searsport, Maine, kept this logbook of the ships Henry Darling and Caro. He kept the log on board the bark Henry Darling from 1860-1862 on voyages from Boston, New York, and Portland to Valparaiso, Havana,... more
Herald of Light Publishing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4818
.29 linear feet (2 volumes)
Letterbooks of the Herald of Light Publishing Company contain the correspondence of S. E. Furry, president of the company, mainly with subscription agents in various parts of the United States, relating to the sale of Souls in Pawn, a religious... more
Lewis, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1744
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Exercise book in mathematics kept from 1788 to 1838(?), probably by James Lewis in New York. Binding is lined with part of a New York newspaper of January 1, 1788
Morris, Gerard W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2063
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City resident Gerard W. Morris kept this receipt book from January 26, 1830, to February 12, 1853. Documented are his household expenditures and bills for building a home and settling law cases
Mills, A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2005
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A receipt book kept by A. Mills and his estate for rent payments for real estate in New York City (1840-1859)
Barrow, Lawrence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 220
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
Lawrence Barrow of New York City kept these two account books between June 1, 1841 and August 7, 1844, and November 3, 1841, and April 1, 1874. The first volume, bound with the Edmund Prior receipt book, contains entries documenting expenses for... more
Copland, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 667
.29 linear feet (1 volume)
Mariner James Copland kept this logbook aboard the Boxer (on which he was employed by John Jacob Astor) from March 1-May 9, 1818; the America from January 28-June 17, 1819; the Cadmus, captained by Reuben Brumly, from September 1, 1819-January 25,... more