Found 60 collections related to United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

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
Horry, P. (Peter)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1433
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Transcripts of miscellaneous letters written in South Carolina during the American Revolution
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
Rodney family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2602
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Caesar Rodney (1728-1784), his brother Thomas Rodney (1744-1811) and Thomas Rodney’s son Caesar A. (Caesar Augustus) Rodney (1772-1824) were prominent American politicians and statesmen from Kent County, Delaware. The Rodney family papers, dating... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 2nd (1777-1784)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3662
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 2nd Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army, dated July 2-September 25, 1779, kept at Danfords, New Windsor, "Moore's House," and elsewhere in Connecticut. Records general orders, courts martial, and other information.... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 4th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3678
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 4th Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army, dated May-August 1780, kept at Highlands, New York. Heavily damaged by rust, so that many sections are illegible
Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 20
2.25 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversized folders)
Samuel Adams (1722-1803) was an American revolutionary and post-revolutionary era political leader. Adams served as lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts from 1789 to 1793, and was governor from 1794 to 1797. The Adams papers contain letters to... more
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2066
1.1 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Robert Morris (1734-1806) was a Founding Father of the United States, a businessman, and statesman. As a Philadelphia merchant, Morris helped to finance the American Revolution with the wealth he acquired through his real estate and shipping... more
South Carolina. Provincial Congress
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4021
.1 linear feet ()
"Association unanimously agreed to, in the Provincial Congress of South Carolina on Saturday, the 3d. of June, 1775," to unite and support the colonies in their effort to secure their constitutional rights from Great Britain. Subscribed to by all... more
Lombart de la Neuville, Louis-Pierre Penot, b. 1744
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains a contemporary copy of plans of maneuvers, with text and diagrams, of the Chevalier de la Neuville, Inspector General of the Northern Army in the United States during the American Revolutionary War. The first section of the... more
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1297
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexander Hamilton (1754-1804) was a Founding Father, soldier, lawyer and statesman. He served as the first United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1789 to 1795. The Alexander Hamilton papers, dated 1775-1804, primarily consist of letters and... more
Boston Committee of Correspondence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 343
2.4 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Boston Committee of Correspondence was formed at the Boston Town Meeting of November 2, 1772 in response to the British government’s decision to pay the governor and Superior Court judges of Massachusetts with Crown stipends, thereby making... more
Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 203
.15 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Volume (166 p.) contains Barbé-Marbois's account of the conspiracy of Benedict Arnold and Henry Clinton against the U.S.
United States. Continental Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2825
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book, possibly of the South Carolina line, kept at Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina, 16 February-10 May, 1780
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1118
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Horatio Gates (1728-1806) was a general in the American Revolutionary War. He commanded the American forces at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777 and in 1780 was placed in chief command of the army in the South. During the French and Indian War, he... more
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4494
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Henry Laurens (1724-1792) was a South Carolina merchant, plantation owner, and Revolutionary-era statesman. The collection of Henry Laurens letters and documents, 1769-1792, includes letters written by him to Lachlan McIntosh, 1769; to his son... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 195
60 linear feet (432 v. and 15 boxes)
George Bancroft (1800-1891) was an American historian, diplomat and public official who wrote the ten-volume History of the United States. Bancroft's positions included Collector of the Port of Boston, Secretary of the Navy under Polk, Minister to... more
Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 573
1 linear foot (1 box and 1 v.)
George Clinton (1739-1812) was a soldier in the American Revolution; the first governor of New York State, 1777-1795 and 1801-1804; and Vice-President of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1805-1812. Collection consists of... more
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... more
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3231
5.52 linear feet (11 boxes, 15 volumes, 9 oversized folders)
George Washington (1732-1799) was a Virginia planter, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and first President of the United States. The Washington Papers comprise manuscript items by or related to George... more
Yates, Abraham, 1724-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3405
2.99 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Abraham Yates, Jr. (1724-1796) was an American lawyer, politician, and pamphleteer. He held numerous elected offices and political appointments throughout his life including sheriff of Albany city and county from 1754 to 1759, chairman of the... more
Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1468
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Jedediah Huntington was an American general in the Continental Army during the American revolution. The collection consists largely of letters written to Huntington during his tenure as collector of customs at New London, Connecticut from Gabriel... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Bowie, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 354
.23 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains sixty-three letters to Captain John Bowie of South Carolina, commandant at Fort Independence and elsewhere, from General Andrew Williamson of Georgia and other individuals. The letters were written between 1776 and 1780... more
Levitt, Morris, 1906-1976
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 542
6.2 linear feet (6 record cartons, 1/2 archival box)
Morris Levitt served as a consultant for the Negro History Associates, founded by Middleton "Spike" Harris in 1963, whose purpose was to educate the public and school children about the role of African Americans in American history. Levitt was a... more
Van Cortlandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3130
3 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Members of the Van Cortlandt family were major Westchester County landowners and New York politicians from the 17th to the 19th century. The Van Wyck family was related to them by marriage. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal... more
Sabine, William Henry Waldo, 1903-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2661
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
William Henry Waldo Sabine (1903- ), an English-born author and editor, emigrated to the U.S. in 1947 and became interested in the local history of Queens and the American colonial and revolutionary eras. Collection consists of papers relating to... more
Livingston, William, 1723-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1785
3 linear feet (14 v.)
William Livingston (1723-1790), a lawyer, was the first governor of New Jersey. After practicing law in New York, he was a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776 and also a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. He served as... more
Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 9th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3253
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
Orderly books of Colonel Webb's Additional Continental Regiment (later known as the 9th Connecticut Regiment), 1779-1780, kept at Morristown, New Jersey. Used to record court martial, general orders, and other information
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