Found 63 collections related to Commonplace books

Monnet, Jeanne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2033
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Two commonplace books including manuscript drafts of a play entitled "Leaves in the Air...Fortune of the Air" written in 1935. Also includes a photograph of Monnet dated 1903.
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
Linklater, Eric, 1899-1974
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Linklater
189 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, an undated commonplace book, an undated journal, and notebooks, one of which is dated 1936.
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
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Belloc
1,126 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence by and about the author, a travel diary for 1930, a commonplace book for 1924, and financial documents.
Granbery, Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 686
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book of Henry Granbery, which he titled "Select Pieces in Prose, Blank Verse and Poetry: From the most eminent writers / And also a few pieces of Poetry written by Gentlemen in Norfolk." He kept this volume in Norfolk, Virginia... more
Harvey, Francis Joseph, b. 1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1341
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary and commonplace book in German entitled Erlebter und Erdachtes ein Vermächtnis von Dr. Franz Herz, dated at Wein, 1938. Included are autobiographical details, philosophical reflections, a list of his publications, and numerous family... more
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
Fletcher, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1030
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This commonplace book, created by John Fletcher in 1719, contains notes on heraldry, an argument concerning the day of Judgment, the life and history of Pocahontas, dialogues of the dead, notes of famous men, places and beings, and other topics.... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... 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
Millay, Kathleen, -1943
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Millay, K
3,576 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscript and typescripts, correspondence, diaries from 1911 to [1917], an undated commonplace book, notebooks for 1916-1940, financial and legal documents, and portraits and pictorial works.
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
Raines, John, 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18145
1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm; 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
Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Barham
258 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, an undated galley proof, notebooks and commonplace books dating from [1798?] through 1845, financial documents, portraits, and pictorial works.
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Southey
106 items
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, correspondence, an undated commonplace book, and an undated notebook.
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
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Scott
55 items
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, portraits of Scott, and drawings for his books, as well as legal and financial documents.
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, S
1,525 items
This is a synthetic collection that consists of manuscripts and a typescript, correspondence, diaries for 1829 and 1859, seventeen journals kept from 1829 to 1869, notebooks, commonplace books, financial documents, and pictorial works.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Coleridge
189 items
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, correspondence, a journal for 1798, notebooks kept for 1814 through 1832, legal documents, and a commonplace book.
Sayre family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18146
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Family correspondence of descendants of Revolutionary War officer Maj. Pierson Sayre (1761-1852). Most numerous are letters, 1943-1946, from Marine Dobbs to Anna Roberta "Bertie" Vergin Ellis concerning their family. Also included are some 19th... more
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, N
351 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, as well as his Italian diary kept in 1859, journals for 1842 through 1855, a notebook for 1858, a commonplace book, and financial and legal documents.
Bayliffe, Anna Georgia, 1800 or 1801-1823
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Bayliffe, A.)
1 vol. (67 manuscript pages 92 total leaves many blank), 2 silhouette portrait paper cuttings, 19 cm; 1 vol. (67 manuscript pages 92 total leaves many blank), 2 silhouette portrait paper cuttings, 19 cm
Anna Georgia Bayliffe of Pickwick, Corsham, Wiltshire, England. She was the child of George Searle Bayliffe (1734-1813), deputy lieutenant for the county of Wiltshire, and his wife, Ann (née Banks). Anna Georgia died of typhus at age 22 on 27 June... more
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Auden
2,978 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence to, from, and about the author, notebooks dating from [1928] to [1973], undated commonplace books, diaries for 1959 through 1973, journals for 1929 through 1964,... more
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Irving
167 items
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, portraits, pictorial works, commonplace books, journals, and notebooks, a certificate, a scrapbook and correspondence.
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
Mayhew, Betsey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1924
.46 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Betsey Mayhew kept this commonplace book in 1806. Entries consist primarily of poetry
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
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