Found 63 collections related to Commonplace books

Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19082
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A commonplace book kept around 1780 containing notes on a colony between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River during the French and Indian War. Also includes notes and excerpts from books by ancient and contemporary writers on... more
Schütte, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19083
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A commonplace book kept by Edward Schütte circa 1833 containing geographical and statistical notes about America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia; statistics relating to the British Royal Marines and Royal Navy in 1832; and memoranda on the... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 volume (169 leaves, some blank)
Possibly put together by relatives of the Reverend John Leroux, Rector of Long Melford, Suffolk, who died in 1819. He had two children: George Wilson Leroux, an army officer who died in 1822 at the age of 27; and Louisa Mary Leroux, who died in... more
Vergès, Eugénie de, 1774-1843
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Vergès, E.)
2 volumes
Eugénie de Vergès, née Choppin d'Arnouville. She was born on September 13, 1774 to René Choppin d'Arnouville, chevalier, a counsellor to Louis XV and president of the Cour des Monnaies; and his wife, Marguerite-Élizabeth... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Jenkins)
3 volumes
William Jenkins, pells office, Treasury Chambers, Dublin Castle, deputy clerk of the pells. Two of his sons were William Jenkins (1805-1874), lawyer, of Clifton Court, near Bristol; and Thomas Lowten Jenkins (1812-1869), lawyer and rower, of... more
Gissing, George, 1857-1903
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Gissing [Text]
1,108 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, diaries kept from 1879 to 1913, a commonplace book, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works.
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
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Lamb
118 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, eleven undated commonplace books, an album dating from 1831 to 1843, financial documents, and pictorial works.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3258
6.2 linear feet (8 boxes, 15 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
The Noah Webster papers consist of correspondence, writings by Webster on various topics, diaries, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondence, 1776-1843, and diaries, 1784-1820, relate to his career as lawyer, educator, editor of newspapers,... more
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.
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
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
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