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Bard, Albert Sprague, 1866-;City Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 206
63 linear feet (150 boxes)
Albert S. Bard (1866-1963) was an attorney and civic activist in New York City. A graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Law School, Bard came to New York City in 1893, where he engaged in the practice of corporation and general law until a few... 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
Victory Book Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3164
5 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Victory Book Campaign (VBC), originally named the National Defense Book Campaign, was established in 1941 by the American Library Association, the American Red Cross, and United Service Organizations (USO). The Campaign's purpose was to... more
Fleming, Harold M. (Harold Manchester)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1027
14 linear feet (13 boxes and 7 oversize folders)
Harold Manchester Fleming (1900-1971) was an American financial writer and political economist. He went to the Soviet Union in 1922 as a field inspector for the American Relief Administration and worked for the Bureau of Education and as a... more
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2846
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joel Elias Spingarn (1875-1939) was an American literary critic, poet, teacher, and social reformer. After teaching comparative literature at Columbia University, he became active in literary and public affairs. He helped to found the National... more
Healey, Horace Grant, 1867-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1366
8.5 linear feet (6 boxes, 4 v., 2 oversize folders)
Horace Grant Healey (1867-1938) was a practitioner of the art of penmanship. His career included teaching in New York City schools and affliation with the Penman's Art Journal and its successor, Business Journal. Collection consists of scrapbooks,... 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
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
National Audubon Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2099
408.69 linear feet (996 boxes, 5 folders and 1 microfilm reel)
The bulk of the records of the National Audubon Society document the activities of the organization from its incorporation in 1905 through 1991, reflecting the stewardship of its successive presidents (and vice presidents) including William... more
Walsh, Frank P.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3211
168 linear feet (151 boxes, 94 v.)
Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939), an American lawyer and political reformer, was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes. He also... more
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2390
25 linear feet (45 boxes, 4 packages)
Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official. Collection consists of correspondence and papers reflecting Pesotta's career as official of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and as organizer of garment workers in various cities... more
Gilder, Rodman, 1877-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1156
.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rodman Gilder (1877-1953) was an American editor and author. He was editor of Criterion and Credit Monthly and wrote on various subjects. The best known of his literary works is The Battery New York, a History (1935). He was also the archivist of... more
O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4803
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist and pro-labor activist from the 1920s until her death in 1988. She predominantly wrote for the Federated Press, a news service oriented toward labor and unions. O'Connor's articles were published in a variety... more
Wuttge, Frank, d. 1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3401
50 linear feet (46 boxes)
Frank Wuttge, Jr. was a writer and researcher with interests in the history of New York City, Edgar Allan Poe and poetry. His father, Frank Wuttge, Sr. was a photographer active in German-American organizations. Collection consists of... more
Grauer, Ben
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1202
6.2 linear feet (7 boxes)
Benjamin Franklin (Ben) Grauer (1907-1977) was an American radio and television announcer, reporter and news commentator. In the mid 1960s he assembled a collection of mainly French historical manuscripts. Collection contains approximately 10,000... more
Hillard, George B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1398
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
George B. Hillard was active in the Prohibition Party, the Young People's Prohibition League and a variety of other prohibition organizations in New York City from the 1880s through 1914. He ran for state and local office and served as a local... more
George Kleine (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1138
15.75 linear feet (2 boxes and 63 v.)
The George Kleine Company distributed motion picture films. The company was established by George Kleine (1864-1931) who was involved in various ventures in the early motion picture industry. He also formed the Kleine Optical Company to handle the... more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2590
8 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 package)
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) was an American poet. He lived in New York City and also worked at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Collection consists of the Lewis M. Isaacs (1877-1944) collection of E.A. Robinson's... more
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6233
35 linear feet; 88 boxes
Lola Maverick Lloyd was a prominent social activist involved in the international peace and world government movements during the first half of the twentieth century. The collection contains personal and professional materials documenting her life... more
Leffingwell, Christophea
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1723
13.6 linear feet (13 boxes)
Christophea Leffingwell was appointed by John Shaw Billings to work at the Astor Library in New York City. She then worked in the Director's Office of the New York Public Library (Research Division) until her retirement in 1933. Collection... more
United War Work Campaign, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3109
.3 linear feet (1 folder, 3 oversize folders)
United War Work Campaign, an American private organization, coordinated fundraising for World War I war work with American servicemen. The Campaign did fundraising for seven welfare societies: National War Work Council of the Young Men's Christian... more
War Welfare Council of Philadelphia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3216
.2 linear feet (1 v.)
The War Welfare Council of Philadelphia raised funds during World War I. Collection consists of posters, booklets, forms, instructions, publicity handouts, and other items used in the May 1918 War Chest drive in Philadelphia. Also includes music... more
Typophiles (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3628
67.14 linear feet (157 boxes); 67.19 mb (9 computer files)
The Typophiles is a not-for-profit educational association that encourages the appreciation and production of fine typography and bookmaking through lectures, meetings, and the production of fine examples of the printing arts. The collection,... more
Marx, Anne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1887
24.2 linear feet (58 boxes)
Anne Marx was a poet, lecturer and editor. She was vice-president of the Poetry Society of America in 1978 and regional president of the National League of American Pen Women in 1992. She died April 16, 2006. The collection contains correspondence... more
Sayre, Nora
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4847
47 linear feet (109 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
The papers document the personal life and literary career of Nora Sayre (1932-2001), author, critic and cultural historian, including correspondence, research notes, audiotapes (and transcripts) of her interviews, typescripts of her writings... more
Outdoor Cleanliness Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2312
18 linear feet (19 boxes and 2 map cases)
The Outdoor Cleanliness Association (OCA) was formed in 1930 by a group of New York City residents as a voluntary civic association to promote awareness of the refuse disposal and pollution problems becoming increasingly apparent in the city by... more
Smith, Randall B., 1916-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2790
3 linear feet (4 boxes)
Randall B. Smith (1916-1989) was a veteran of the International Brigades who fought in the Spanish Civil War, and an active member of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Collection consists of materials relating to the Spanish Civil War... more
Carroll, Jim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22985
21.77 linear feet (54 boxes, 9 oversized folders); 25.48 mb (113 computer files)
Jim Carroll was an American poet, diarist, and rock musician associated with the downtown arts scene in New York City. Carroll is known for his published diaries of youth and early adulthood and as vocalist and songwriter for the Jim Carroll Band.... more
CARE (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 470
1494.41 linear feet (1495 boxes)
Records of CARE document the organization's early years as a temporary relief agency in post-World War II Europe, and the evolution of its scope into international relief and development work. Materials include the files of CARE's executive staff,... more
New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2233
1203.48 linear feet (2508 boxes, 42 volumes; 12 sound recordings)
The New York World's Fair of 1939 and 1940, was held in Flushing Meadows in the Borough of Queens. The non-profit Fair corporation was formed in 1935 under the guidance of business and civic leaders, and financed through federal, state, municipal... more
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