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Found 4 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel

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Bachman, Bernard, b. 1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 174
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
These diaries (5 vols.) were kept by Bernard Bachman, a merchant in Augsburg, Germany, in 1845 and from 1848-1859. Entries describe Bachman's life as a young merchant, his family and social affairs, readings and reflections, travels, fortunes of... more
Whitehouse, George W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3314
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George W. Whitehouse kept this diary during a trip to Boston, New York, and Albany in July 1844. Entries describe his travels
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1814-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 510
2 v
Thomas Chamberlain (1814-1891) was an immigrant from England who worked as a printer in the United States. He married Deborah Ann Bugbee in 1845 and became a U.S. citizen in 1859. Chamberlain's diary describes his departure from Portsmouth,... more
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3142
156.3 linear feet (208 boxes, 339 v.)
Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) was a writer, promoter of African-American artists during the Harlem Renaissance, patron of the arts, and photographer. After he graduated from the University of Chicago in 1930, he entered upon a career as a reporter... more
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