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Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 586
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph Green Cogswell (1786-1871) was an educator and librarian. He was appointed librarian and professor of mineralogy and geology at Harvard University in 1820, founded the Round Hill School in Northampton, Mass. with George Bancroft in 1823,... more
Nelson, Charles Alexander, 1839-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2114
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Charles Alexander Nelson (1839-1933), librarian and bibliographer, was a Reconstruction administrator in New Bern, North Carolina, for a decade following the U.S. Civil War. He returned to the North in 1875 and worked until 1909 in various... more
Astor Library
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG1 5975
NYPL Archives Record Group 1 consists of the records of the Astor Library, a non-circulating reference library established in 1849 by the terms of the will of John Jacob Astor. In 1895 the Astor Library was consolidated with the Lenox Library and... more
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1524
15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.); 7 microfilm reels
Washington Irving (1783-1859), the American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American... more