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Vincent Astor Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3615
153 linear feet (307 boxes, 62 volumes)
The Vincent Astor Foundation was established in New York City in 1948 by Vincent Astor for the purpose of "alleviating human misery." Mrs. Brooke Russell Astor, widow of Vincent Astor, served as president of the foundation from 1960 until its... more
Berg, Vernon E. (Vernon Edward), 1951-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3444
Artist and gay rights activist Copy Berg was born Vernon E. Berg, III on July 10, 1951. He attended the United States Naval Academy from 1970-1974 and then served with the U. S. Navy Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. In 1975 the Navy sought to... more
Artkraft Strauss Sign Corporation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17768
168.31 linear feet (307 boxes, 37 volumes, 18 oversized folders, 93 tubes); 11.76 gb (3613 computer files); 120 video files
The Arkraft Strauss Sign Corporation was New York City's preeminent sign designer and manufacturer in the 20th century, responsible for creating some of the great icons in American advertising. Particularly known for their "spectaculars"—giant... more
Hardy, Robin, 1952-1995
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4806
15 linear feet (37 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The papers reflect the personal life and career of Robin Hardy, Canadian-born gay activist, writer and editor of action/adventure fiction who emigrated to the United States from Canada in 1984. The papers consist of Hardy's personal and family... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18400
265.67 linear feet (610 boxes, 11 oversized folders, 22 tubes, 4043 computer files, 56 disk images); 1.78 Gigabytes (4043 computer files, 56 disk images)
Timothy Francis Leary, Jr. (1920-1996), a psychologist and writer, became known as an advocate for the use of psychedelic drugs and a counterculture icon. The Timothy Leary papers contain records created and accumulated by Leary over his entire... more
Stein, Jean
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24576
122.13 linear feet (282 boxes, 4 volumes)
Jean Stein (1934-2017) was an American author, oral historian, editor, and philanthropist. She worked as an editor at The Paris Review, under George Plimpton, and co-edited the literary and visual arts magazine more
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17775
242.99 linear feet (574 boxes, 1 tube)
The Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers document the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007), noted for his political activities in the Democratic Party and for his acclaimed accounts of... more
Maryam Jameelah, 1934-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1545
The Maryam Jameelah Papers include the correspondence, fiction, and academic writings of Maryam Jameelah, (nee Margaret Marcus), an American Jew who, after her conversion to Islam, emigrated to Pakistan and resides there still. Her correspondence... more
Mitgang, Herbert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2024
34 linear feet (56 boxes)
Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New York Times as a copy editor and... more
Kahn, E. J. (Ely Jacques), 1916-1994
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1611
53.72 linear feet (120 boxes, 1 other item)
Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., the son of the eminent Art-Deco architect, Ely Jacques Kahn, was a prolific free-lance journalist, author of 27 non-fiction books, and longtime staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. The bulk of the papers reflect Kahn's... more
Vining, Donald, 1917-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3171
3.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Donald Vining was the author of A Gay Diary and the founder of the Pepys Press. The collection, 1926-1996, includes correspondence, diaries, novels, play scripts, stories, and articles as well as a scrapbook and two... more
Grumbach, Doris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1261
45 linear feet (86 boxes)
The papers document the professional career and personal life of Doris Grumbach, novelist, writer, literary critic, and educator.
Laven, Anne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6068
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Anne and Paul Laven papers, which span the years 1933-2001, document Anne Laven's creative pursuits and her husband Paul's military service during WWII. In addition to correspondence, the collection includes photographs and scripts related to... more
Segal, Martin Eli, 1916-2012
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23010
46.2 linear feet (111 boxes); 60.82 mb (79 computer files)
The Martin E. Segal papers date from 1929 to 2012 (bulk 1975-2005) and document Segal's career as a businessman and patron of the arts in New York City.
Marcus, Eric
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17770
11.73 linear feet (669 audio files, 2 computer files, 27 boxes); 669 audio_files; 65 kilobytes (65 kb)
Eric Marcus is an author of non-fiction, public speaker, and television news producer noted for his use of interviews and oral histories to document the lesbian and gay rights movement in the United States. The bulk of the Eric Marcus papers date... more
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