Found 22 collections related to Librarians

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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
Gilliam, Beverly
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4408
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from Beverly Gilliam, a Special Services librarian for the United States Air Force, written from Korea (1953 to 1955) and London (1956 to 1958) to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Matthews; to colleagues at the Aguilar Branch of the New York Public... more
Kuss, Malena
Music Division | JPB 13-33
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Malena Kuss files on Carleton Sprague Smith date from 1981 to 2007. They mainly document the creation of Libraries, History, Diplomacy, and the Performing Arts: Essays in Honor of Carleton Sprague Smith (1991), for... 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
Sommer, Susan T.
Music Division | JPB 14-19
4.2 linear feet (10 boxes)
Susan Thiemann (Suki) Sommer (1935-2008) was an American music librarian, teacher, and scholar. The Susan T. Sommer papers, dating from 1965 to 1987, primarily document her activities in the Music Library Association and her teaching career at the... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4960
.4 cubic feet
Richard De Gennaro (1926-) was Director of the New York Public Library from 1987 to 1990, at which time he assumed the position of Librarian of Harvard College. Prior to his appointment at N.Y.P.L., he had held senior library positions at Harvard... more
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.
Broadbent, Alice S., 1885-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3840
1 folder
Alice S. Broadbent (née Cole) was a librarian. Recollections (8 p.), written in 1977, of her employment in the cataloging department of the Astor Library, ca. 1909-1910, and of her life in New York City as a single young working woman; also, a... more
Fishman, Israel David, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1012
5.46 linear feet (14 boxes)
Israel David Fishman (1938-) is best known for founding the Task Force on Gay Liberation (TFGL), a section of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Libraries Association. His papers document the early years of TFGL, Fishman's... more
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
Harris, Reginald, 1960-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 805
13.65 linear feet (34 boxes); 307.5 kb (9 computer files)
Reginald Harris (1960-) is an African American poet, author, editor, and library administrator. Harris's experience as a gay man is a frequent subject of his writing. His papers date from 1970 to 2016 and document Harris's creative work,... more
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