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Found 9 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel

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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
Washburn, Mrs. Samuel Benjamin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3229
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Mrs. Samuel Benjamin Washburn, whose husband served in the United States Navy during the American Civil War, kept this diary in 1862. Entries describe their domestic affairs in Bethany, Genesee County, New York and a trip to New York City from... more
Ende, Amelia Kemper von, 1856-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 931
2 linear feet (7 boxes)
Amelia Kemper von Ende (1856-1932) was a Polish-born lecturer, writer, translator, and editor. Von Ende wrote articles for periodicals and presented lecture-courses on various topics. Between 1905 and 1922 she lectured in the United States for... more
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
Crossman, George Danvers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 700
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
George Danvers Crossman was a lawyer from Thornbury (near Bristol) England. He kept this diary from May-August 1854 while traveling to New York City; Hamilton, New York; Niagara Falls; and Toronto, Canada. Diary includes an excellent description... more
Brachvogel, Udo, 1835-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 361
2 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 v.)
Udo Brachvogel (1835-1913), a German author and translator, was a major figure in German-American publishing. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter. Includes letters written to Brachvogel and... more
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
Cooper, Charlie
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 662
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles Cooper of Great Britain kept this diary in 1853 while on a five-week visit to New York. The diary is illustrated with watercolor sketches
King, Naomi R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4827
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Naomi R. King was born 1886 or 1887. Travel diary of Naomi R. King, a twelve-year old girl from Indiana who visited New York City for the first time in January of 1899. The diary includes details her month-and-a-half long stay in the city,... more
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