Found 32 collections related to Librarians

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3270
6 linear feet (10 boxes, 10 v., 1 package)
Frank Weitenkampf (1866-1962) worked for the New York Public Library for 61 years. He started as a page at the Astor Library in 1881, became head of the NYPL Art Department, and served as Curator of Prints from 1921 until his retirement in 1942.... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4947
Records from the office of Franklin F. Hopper (1878-1950), Director of the New York Public Library from 1941-1946.
Davis, Mary Gould, 1882-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 737
.24 linear feet (3 folders)
Mary Gould Davis (1882-1956) was an author, editor, children's librarian, and storyteller. She wrote books for children and edited collections of verse. Collection contains correspondence, clippings and other materials concerning Davis.... more
Myers, Paul, 1917-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-005
Papers of Paul Myers, librarian, author and curator of the Theatre Collection of the New York Public Library, 1967-1980.
Javitz, Romana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6197
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, diaries and other personal papers of Romana Javitz, Curator of The New York Public Library Picture Collection from 1929-1968.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4951
Records from the office of Ralph A. Beals, Director of the New York Public Library from 1946-1954.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4946
Records of Harry Miller Lydenberg, Director of The New York Public Library from 1934-1941. Collection spans the years 1926-1970 (bulk 1926-1944), covering his term as Director and also his participation in numerous professional associations.
Freedley, George, 1904-1967
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-052
29.5 linear feet, 52 boxes (5 vols., 1 oversize folder
Papers of George Freedley, author, educator, theatre critic, librarian and founder of the Theatre Collection of the New York Public Library.
Jones, Ada Alice, 1861-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1584
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
Ada Alice Jones (1861-1943), librarian and teacher, was a cataloger at the New York State Library in Albany. She also taught cataloging at the New York Library School from 1889 to 1911. Collection consists of Jones's correspondence and diaries.... more
Millener, Jessie Scott
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1995
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Jessie Scott Millener was a librarian at the New York Public Library. Her papers include correspondence, a diary, and ephemera relating to her work with the New York Public Library and the Young Men's Christian Association
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4937
Records of the first Director of The New York Public Library. John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) served as Director of NYPL from its founding in 1895 until 1913. He helped create NYPL by combining the Astor and Lenox Libraries into a public research... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4952
Correspondence from the offices of three Directors of The New York Public Library: Harry Miller Lydenberg, Franklin Ferguson Hopper and Ralph A. Beals.
New York Library Club
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2180
9.66 linear feet (23 boxes)
The New York Library Club was founded at Columbia College in 1885 by Melvil Dewey for the purpose of promoting libraries and librarianship in New York City and its environs. The collection dates from 1885 to 2002 and contains administrative... more
Rockwell, William Walker
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2596
12.4 linear feet (31 boxes)
William Walker Rockwell (1874-1958) was a Congregational minister, professor of church history and librarian. After being ordained a minister of the Congregational Church in 1905, he joined the Union Theological Seminary in New YOrk City where he... more
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 878
90.5 linear feet (113 boxes)
Collection consists of materials reflecting Eames's interests and scholarly achievements in the fields of bibliography and librarianship. Correspondence, 1866-1937, includes both business and personal correspondence, mostly incoming, with... more
Busch, Wilhelm, b. 1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 440
1 linear foot (1 box, 1 package)
Wilhelm Busch (b. 1874) was a librarian at the New York Public Library from 1923 to 1939. Busch's diaries, largely in German, date both before and after his emigration to the United States from Germany. Entries record his daily life and career in... more
Nelson, Charles Alexander, 1839-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2114
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Charles Alexander Nelson (1839-1933), librarian and bibliographer, was a Reconstruction administrator in New Bern, North Carolina, for a decade following the U.S. Civil War. He returned to the North in 1875 and worked until 1909 in various... more
Leland, Claude Granger, 1873-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1728
2.25 linear feet (2 boxes, 3 v.)
Claude G. Leland (1874?-1950) was the Superintendent of Libraries for the Board of Education of New York City from 1903 to 1943. He served in the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1903 and again from 1914 to 1919. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4953
Records of Edward Geier Freehafer, Director of The New York Public Library from 1954-1971. Records pertain to financial matters, library space, preservation of older library materials, acquisitions of new collections of art, manuscripts and rare... more
Gaillard, Edwin White, 1872-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1101
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin White Gaillard (1872-1928) was a librarian who worked at the New York Public Library from 1897 to 1928. Collection consists of miscellaneous papers, chiefly notes, clippings, and correspondence, relating to the history and residents of... more
Peterson, Frank A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2392
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Frank A. Peterson, a librarian on the staff of the New York Public Library, was a collector and cataloger of printed materials and manuscripts pertaining to the Church of Seventh-Day Adventists. Collection consists mainly of correspondence,... more
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4197
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Dr. Victor Hugo Paltsits (1867-1952) was an archivist, librarian, and New York State Historian who served as Keeper of Manuscripts for the New York Public Library from 1914 to 1941. Collection consists of correspondence of both a professional and... more
Johnston, Esther
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4470
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters, photographs,an interview transcript, and other material by or about Esther Johnston, a librarian who began her career with the New York Public Library in 1916, and who retired as Chief of the Circulation Department in 1951. Letters are... more
Helbig, Richard E. (Richard Ernest), 1870-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22943
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Richard E. Helbig was a New York Public Library employee who worked with the German-American collection. His papers (1896-1938) are comprised of articles authored by Helbig; correspondence; bibliographic reports; and notes on the library's German... more
Freeman, Marilla Waite
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4390
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Marilla Waite Freeman was born in Honeoye Falls, New York, in 1870. After receiving a degree in literature from the University of Chicago in 1897, Freeman became a librarian. Her career included positions with the the Newberry Library, St.... more
Astor Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23354
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
One scrapbook depicting the nearly empty interior of the Astor Library and two dozen loose photographs of library staff members. The library building appears to have been photographed when the Astor Library ceased operations at 425 Lafayette... more
Wetmore, George Peabody, 1846-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23291
.21 linear feet (1 box)
George Peabody Wetmore was the 37th governor of Rhode Island and later a U.S. senator from the State. The George Peabody Wetmore papers consist chiefly of his correspondence with dealers, librarians, and others regarding the location or purchase... more
Rosenthal, Herman, 1843-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2630
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Herman Rosenthal (1843-1917), who emigrated to the U.S. from Russia in 1881, was the first chief of the Slavonic Division (now the Slavic and Baltic Division) of the New York Public Library. Collection consists of Rosenthal's personal... more
Lydenberg, Harry Miller, 1874-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1821
23.2 linear feet (55 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Harry Miller Lydenberg (1874-1960) was an American librarian, scholar, and the third director of the New York Public Library, from 1934 to 1941. His work for the library spanned nearly forty years. The collection dates from 1892 to 1961 and... more
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 304
48 linear feet (109 boxes); 53 microfilm reels
John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) was an American surgeon, hospital planner and librarian. He served as a U.S. Army surgeon and was responsible for creating the nation's foremost medical library, now the National Library of Medicine. He served as... more
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