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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
Manford, Jeanne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1857
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Jeanne Manford, mother of gay rights activist Morty Manford, is best known as co-founder of the first support group for parents of gay children. Known as Parents of Gays (POG), the group was the predecessor to PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Gays... 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
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
Gran Fury (Artists' collective)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3648
1.25 linear feet (4 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 9 oversize items)
Gran Fury was an artists' collective devoted to AIDS activism through agitprop art. Named after the Plymouth automobile favored by the New York City police department, Gran Fury drew its membership from the ranks of ACT UP/NY (AIDS Coalition 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
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
Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1126
169.68 linear feet (408 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 1 tube); 916 video files; 221 audio files; 14.18 megabytes (2,671 computer files)
The Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), America's oldest AIDS organization, formed in 1982, serves to educate the public about HIV/AIDS, provide care services for People with AIDS (PWAs), and advocate at all levels of government for fair AIDS... more
Fierce Pussy (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 995
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Fierce Pussy is a lesbian artist/activist public art collective formed in 1991 in New York City. Work of the collective focuses on issues of lesbian visibility and lesbian and gay rights. Collection consists of approximately thirty works by Fierce... more
Environmental Action Coalition
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 937
72 linear feet (114 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversize folders)
Collection consists of general records, waste management program files, environmental education records, and other materials documenting the activities of the Environmental Action Coalition. General records, 1970-1987, include correspondence,... more
Ecco Press
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 111
150.5 linear feet (358 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 1 audio file, 2 vhs tapes
Ecco Press was an independent small-trade publisher known for presenting distinguished new work in international poetry and fiction writing through its books and its journal Antaeus, and for reissuing neglected classics in a variety of fields,... 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
Parmelee, Foster
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2340
11 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 package)
Foster Parmelee was a New York City businessman and adult educator. He was a charter member of the United World Federalists, secretary in the Campaign for World Government, and participated in many conventions of the world government movement.... 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
Mass, Lawrence, 1946-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1893
38 linear feet (91 boxes)
Lawrence David Mass, a co-founder of the Gay Men's Health Crisis, is a physician and writer living in New York City. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, 1966-1995, notes, drafts, outlines, and published copies of his... more
Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1621
59.3 linear feet (140 boxes, 2 bundles, 6 tubes)
The Jonathan Ned Katz Papers include correspondence, writings, research notes, audiotapes, moving picture films, and textile designs. They reflect Katz's personal life and career as author, playwright, gay rights activist, teacher, textile... 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
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1394
1.97 linear feet (6 boxes)
John Edward Heys is an actor/filmmaker/director/writer who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam’s Ridiculous Theatrical Company. In August 1969, he founded America's first bi-monthly newspaper... more
Carson, Lettie Gay, 1901-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 481
15 linear feet (17 boxes)
Lettie Gay Carson (1901- ) was an American social activist. Collection consists of correspondence, reports, speeches, and other papers of Carson reflecting her work as president of the Harlem Valley Transportation Association (HVTA), her promotion... more
CARE (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 470
1494 linear feet (1492 cartons, 2 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
Sontz, Carl, 1936-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2818
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Carl Sontz (1936- ) was an electrical engineer who was active in New York City politics. He served as head of Democratic Party clubs in the Bronx and ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for the City Council in 1961 and 1970. Bulk of... 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
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
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
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
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
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