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Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3368
.9 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797) and Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833) were American statesmen from Litchfield, Connecticut. George Gibbs (1815-1873), grandson of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., was a lawyer, historian, and ethnologist. The collection consists... more
Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1130
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 4 v.)
Sydney Howard Gay (1814-1888) was an American journalist, author and abolitionist. He was an editor at the Anti-Slavery Standard, the New York Tribune, the Chicago Tribune, and the New York Evening Post. His other activities included lecturing for... more
Drake, Samuel G., 1798-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6404
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Gardner Drake (1798-1875) was an American historian, antiquarian, genealogist, and bookseller. He wrote about New England history, Indians and witchcraft. Collection consists of Drake's manuscript transcripts of documents, 1633-1792,... more
Flick, Alexander Clarence, 1869-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1031
1.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
The papers of historian Alexander Clarence Flick consist of correspondence, research notes, and printed matter relating to his biography of Samuel J. Tilden. The correspondence contains letters of inquiry to other scholars, and 19th century... more
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1808
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Benson John Lossing (1813-1891) was a historian, wood engraver and editor. Collection consists of correspondence, drawings, manuscripts of writings, and miscellaneous papers, many from printers and publishers relating to Lossing's writings.... more
Authors Club (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 161
1 linear foot (1 box)
The Authors Club of New York was founded in 1882. Members included Robert Louis Stevenson, Stephen Crane, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, and Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt. The club was disbanded and its assets were turned over to the New... more
Westervelt, Harman C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3299
.6 linear feet (3 oversize v.)
Harman C. Westervelt was an American historian. Collection consists of Westervelt's essays on various features of New York City, miscellaneous papers and letters, and newsclippings. Essays concern churches, parks, prisons, fire department, the... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 196
29 linear feet (42 boxes, 37 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, dispatches, writings by Bancroft and others, legal papers and accounts, clippings, notes, photographs, and research materials. General correspondence, 1823-1890, contains Bancroft's correspondence, 1847-1849,... more
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 507
4.08 linear feet (2 boxes, 27 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a British historian, civil servant, and author. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to Maryland in 1763. He was a lawyer in Baltimore until the American Revolutionary War broke out, when he left for England. Chalmers... more
Riker, James, 1822-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2581
The James Riker Papers document the literary activity and family background of the New York historian and genealogist. The collection consists of original documents from colonial-era New York in Dutch and English, extracts and transcripts from New... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1029
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Walter Lynwood Fleming (1874-1932) was professor of history at various universities in the U.S. including West Virginia University, Louisiana State University and Vanderbilt University, in addition to serving as dean of arts and sciences at... more
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4172
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a Scottish antiquarian and political writer. The papers include a notebook kept by Chalmers in the 1770s with notes on the American Colonies; several letters from Chalmers to various parties; a fragmentary... more
Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4628
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of letters from American historian, educator, and editor Jared Sparks to Virgil Maxcy, Gales &Seaton, Eliza Bard, J. K. Tefft, and others. Letters relate to editorial matters; books and periodicals sent and received;... more
Sobel, Bernard, 1936-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-071
5.35 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Bernard Sobel (1887-1964) was an American author and theatrical press agent. His papers include drafts, notes, research materials, and other unidentified papers relating to Sobel's writing; correspondence; photographs; notebooks; a diary; and... more
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4431
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters, notes, calling cards, autographs, and other items from American author, historian and Unitarian clergyman Edward Everett Hale. Several letters are to New York Public Library Director John Shaw Billings, and relate to... more
Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 9786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Elizabeth Fries Ellet (1818-1877) was an American writer, historian and poet. She is remembered as the first writer to record the lives of women who contributed to the American Revolutionary War. The papers consist predominantly of letters written... more
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