Found 70 collections related to Legal documents

Radcliff, Peter W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2516
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the law register for the Dutchess County Court of Common Pleas from May 1, 1801, to March 1802, and for the New York Mayor's Court from May 1, 1802, to November 1811. Peter W. Radcliff, a Dutchess County lawyer, kept the... more
Barker, Margaret, 1908-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-003
19.61 linear feet (46 boxes)
This collection of personal and family papers, correspondence, production files, scripts, writings, and ephemera provide a wealth of documents on the life of actress, producer and director, Margaret Barker, a founding member of the Group Theatre,... more
Liebman, Max
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-006
Max Liebman was one of the leading pioneers in producing, directing, and writing several highly credited television productions in the 1950s. Growing up in New York, he attended the Boys High School in Brooklyn, and got his start in entertainment,... more
Ferris, Morris Patterson, 1855-
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 127
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Morris P. Ferris Genealogical Research Files largely document Ferris’ own family history, but also contain research materials for genealogies of several other families, including the Brewer, Hadley, Haines (Haynes), and Mason families.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-010
6.34 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Steppenwolf Theatre Company Grapes of Wrath production files contain scripts, schedules, administrative records, research material, correspondence, programs, reports, contracts, plans, notebooks, clipppings,... more
Ostrow, Stuart, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-001
24.33 linear feet (62 boxes, 1 volume); 21.29 megabytes (2272 computer files)
Stuart Ostrow-theatre producer, director, author and teacher-was a driving force behind many successful Broadway productions from the 1960s through the 1990s. The Stuart Ostrow papers contain material that chiefly documents Ostrow's professional... more
United States. District Court (New York : Southern District)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3091
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection is comprised of court records related to the United States District Court, New York, Southern District's investigation into the sinking of the steamship Vestris on November 12, 1928. Included are the stenographer's minutes for the... more
Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 410
The Angela Davis Legal Defense Collection is comprised of legal documents and other materials associated with the legal and political campaign to have Davis acquitted of all charges against her. The bulk consists of documents which reflect 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
De Mille, Agnes
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 140
84 linear feet (142 boxes)
Agnes De Mille was an American dancer, choreographer, director, and writer. The collection contains music scores, correspondence, writings, notes, programs, plots, legal and financial papers, daily reminders, and phone books.
Lillie, Beatrice, 1894-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-012
37.8 linear feet (75 boxes)
Beatrice Lillie, comedienne, actress, singer and author, was born May 29, 1894 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Beatrice Lillie papers consist of 37.8 linear feet spanning the 1910s to the 1990s. The collection consists of correspondence,... more
Baldwin, Evelyn Briggs, 1862-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18176
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Evelyn Briggs Baldwin was a meteorologist and Polar explorer who accompanied Robert E. Peary on his North Greenland expedition in 1892-1894. The collection contains his research files and the correspondence generated in the course of his research... more
Hour of Music, Inc
Music Division | JPB 06-38
.5 linear feet (1 box)
This collection of records from the Hour of Music organization spans a 30-year period. Included are committee papers, correspondence, legal documents, publicity materials and treasurer's reports.
Thomas, Howard A
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 176
11.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Howard A. Thomas (ca. 1899-1998) was a genealogist who received a B.F.A. degree from Cornell University in 1934; he and his wife, Ida Mae Sincerbeaux Thomas, lived in Long Island City, New York. Genealogical research papers of Howard A. Thomas,... more
Rice, Alfred, 1907-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18572
3.15 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Hemingway legal files collection contains the records of Hemingway's lawyers, Maurice J. Speiser (1929-1948) and Alfred Rice (1947-1969). The papers include letters, contracts, and documents concerning foreign and domestic licensing of... more
Ripley, George B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2582
.21 linear feet (1box)
George B. (George Burbank) Ripley (1801-1858) of Norwich, Connecticut was a lawyer, landowner, and judge. He was the son of druggist Dwight Ripley (1764-1835) and Eliza Coit Ripley (1772-1846), the daughter of Captain William Coit (1735-1821) of... more
Smith, James Scott
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2786
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is the law register of James Scott Smith, a lawyer from Haverstraw, New York. The register documents court proceedings in Rockland County and New York City
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
Morrell, John Dorrance
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 179
11.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
John Dorrance Morrell (1921-1987), librarian and scholar of genealogy and history, lived in New York City and Brooklyn, New York. Genealogical research papers of John Dorrance Morrell, including medieval to 20th century information in the form of... more
Kent, James, 1763-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1636
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is comprised of Justice James Kent's records concerning the case The People of the State of New York v. Harry Croswell (1804). Journalist Harry Croswell was charged for criminal libel for his statements against President Thomas... more
New York (N.Y.). Mayor's Court
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2154
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains miscellaneous legal documents relating to the New York City Mayor's Court. These include court decisions and various outcomes of legal disputes
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2156
7.82 linear feet (16 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York City's history, including letters, certificates, reports, court records, land documents, maps, estates, deeds, official government records, autographs, news clippings, and... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
Verplanck, William G., 1861-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18278
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
William G. Verplanck (1861-1931) was an amateur genealogist who conducted research along with his wife Harriet. The William G. Verplanck Genealogical Research papers consist primarily of the notes and correspondence generated by Verplanck in the... more
Kahn, Erich Itor, 1905-1956
Music Division | JPB 90-26
40 linear feet (80 boxes)
This bulk of the collection consist of manuscript copies, printed scores, parts, writings and correspondence belonging to the composer Erich Itor Kahn and his late wife Frida Kahn, who was a music teacher and a translator. Erich Itor Kahn was... more
Callarman, Barbara Dye
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 178
13 linear feet (25 boxes)
The progenitor, Laurens Duyts, a Dane, emigrated to New Amsterdam and died in New Jersey. Correspondence, handwritten and photocopied research notes, family record worksheets, card files, clippings, photographs, photocopies of legal documents,... more
Gallo, Fortune T., 1878-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 282
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Opera and ballet impresario Fortune Gallo (1878-1970) was the manager of the San Carlo Opera Company and was the tour director of Colonel Wassily de Basil's Original Ballet Russe between 1940 and 1942. This collection documents Gallo's management... more
Harris, Dale, 1928-1996
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 201
8.19 linear feet (20 boxes)
Dale Harris was a preeminent dance critic who lectured on a wide variety of topics including ballet, cultural history, and opera. The collection consists of correspondence, lectures, articles, photographs, programs, contracts, legal records,... more
Philp, Richard
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 197
32 linear feet (75 boxes)
Richard Philp was the editor-in-chief of Dance Magazine, from 1989-2000. The collection reflects his editorship at the magazine.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 129
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Poet, novelist, short story writer, playwright, lyricist, and author of juvenile books, Langston Hughes was one of the most prolific African-American writers of the 20th century. Born in Joplin, Missouri, Hughes came to New York in the 1920s and... more
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