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Troup, Robert, 1757-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3035
6 linear feet (17 boxes, 63 v.)
Robert Troup (1757-1832) was a lawyer and land agent from New York State. He served as an officer with the American army during the Revolution, practiced law in Albany and New York City, was elected to the State Assembly, and in 1796 was appointed... more
Skeel, Emily Ellsworth Ford, 1867-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2766
106 linear feet (150 boxes and 2 v.)
Emily Ford Skeel (1867-1958) was a bibliographer, editor and philanthropist. Her parents were Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a railroad and real-estate magnate and collector of Americana, and Emily Fowler Ford (1826-1893), a poet. Like her older... more
Horton, R. G. (Rushmore G.), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6293
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Rushmore G. Horton (1826-1867) was editor of The Weekly Day Book (later the New-York Weekly Caucasian and the New-York Weekly Day-Book Caucasian), a New York City pro-slavery newspaper, as well the author of several publications, including The... more
Olcott, Euphemia M
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2289
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Euphemia M. Olcott lived in New York City. Collection consists of Olcott's correspondence, 1892-1911; her diary of a trip to Europe, 1902-1903; school notebooks and compositions, 1856-1860; and commonplace books, 1850-1920. Also included are items... more
Stanley, Edmund A., 1924-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4814
10.86 linear feet (28 boxes, 4 volumes)
The collection consists of miscellaneous corporate records of Bowne & Co., Inc., and papers relating to the Bowne family of Flushing, Long Island, N. Y., including original letters by Robert Bowne and other members of the Bowne and related... more
Norton, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1836-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2262
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace books created by Frank H. Norton containing memoranda, clippings, and notes relating to natural law, astronomy, mythology, the occult, and related ttopics
Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott), 1813-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2399
John Wolcott Phelps (1813-1885) was a graduate of West Point, Brigadier General in the U.S. Army, and the presidential candidate of the anti-Masonic American Party in 1880. The collection consists of his correspondence, writings on politics and... more
Dew, Louise E., 1871-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 781
4.4 linear feet (5 boxes)
Louise E. Dew (1871-1962), an American writer, editor and literary agent, began her career working in Chicago as a reporter and editor on special assignments for a variety of newspapers and magazines. She moved to New York City in the 1900s and... more
Carpenter, Julia M. Wass
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Julia M. Wass Carpenter of Boston was the grandmother of Lilias Hazewell MacLane Seligmann. The papers consist of Carpenter's diaries of travel through the west and Mexico, and commonplace book of limericks with accompanying sketches. The diaries... more
Smyth, Clifford, 1866-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2798
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Clifford Smyth was a literary critic and editor of the New York Times Book Review. The nature of Smyth's relationship to American actress, dramatist, and poet Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie is unknown. Smyth's papers consist of letters from... more
Beeks, James Crisfield
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4830
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Beeks family papers consist mainly of personal correspondence. Also included are manuscripts, a commonplace book, a few photographs, and other personal miscellany. The bulk of the material dates between 1899-1928, and includes a letterpress... more
Laacke, Bertha
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1674
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book titled "Poesie," maintained between 1868-1889. Includes pencil sketches and watercolor illustrations. In German.
Chandler, Charles Frederick, 1836-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 513
1 volume
Commonplace book kept, 1855-1856 in Berlin. Some of the verses are in German.
Donne, William Bodham, 1807-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 827
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
William Bodham Donne made entries in this commonplace book between 1830 and 1860. It contains notes on books and historical/antiquarian subjects, some original poetry, classical criticism, and entries on other topics, along with extracts of poetry... more
Coffin, Tristram
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 585
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Tristram Coffin of Dutchess County, New York, kept this commonplace book from 1852 through 1857
Potter, Maud
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2475
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A commonplace book kept mostly in Saratoga Springs, New York, by Maud Potter. Consists mainly of autographs and inscriptions from family and friends, as well as poetry and one drawing in ink
Merwin, Mary E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1975
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Mary E. Merwin kept this commonplace book, in which she copied poetry and prose, from 1865 through 1881
Butler family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssColl NYGB 18243
32.1 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Butler, Huntington, Smith, Cooke, and Clinch families were united through intermarriage and included prominent lawyers, architects, doctors, judges, politicians, scientists, and land owners hailing from New York City, Long Island, Boston,... more
Raines, John, 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18145
1 v. (p. 7-276) : ill ; 28 cm
Rev. John Raines, Jr. (1818-1877), born in Yorkshire, England, was an itinerant Methodist Episcopal minister associated with the Genesee Conference of New York State. He was the son of Rev. John Raines (born ca. 1784) and Mary Raines, who... more
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