Found 29 collections related to Historians

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1111
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence and introduction written by García Icazbalceta. Correspondence includes letters to Wilberforce Eames primarily concerning bibliographies of Mexican history; and correspondence, 1891-1893, with Thomas Janvier.... 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
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 12
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian, novelist, and critic. The collection consists of twenty-eight autograph letters signed by Henry Adams, 1871-1899; his undated autograph memoranda on the art of writing biography (4 p.);... more
Dawson, Henry B. (Henry Barton), 1821-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 740
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Barton Dawson was an American editor, historian and antiquarian bookseller. Collection consists of correspondence, research papers, diary, and other papers of Dawson and his son. Includes correspondence, 1859-1889; papers relating to... more
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1334
5 linear feet (8 boxes, 13 v.)
Henry Harrisse (1829-1910) was a lawyer, bibliographer and historian who specialized in the American explorations of Columbus and others. He was born in Paris but studied and worked as a lawyer in the U.S. He returned to Paris in 1869 where he set... 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
Hunt, Gaillard, 1862-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4460
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers consist of personal and professional correspondence between author and civil servant Gaillard Hunt and historian Worthington Chauncey Ford
Smith, Edward, 1839-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2779
1 v
Edward Smith was an historian. Scrapbook contains material relating to his biography of William Cobbett, including copies of Cobbett's correspondence, an autograph, clippings, and Smith's correspondence regarding Cobbett; also, clippings, etc.,... 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
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1335
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Bushnell Hart (1854-1943), historian, was a professor of history at Harvard University. Collection consists of selected correspondence during the years of Hart's service on the faculty of Harvard University. Correspondents include Charles... 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
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
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
Ward, Frank Edwin, 1872-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3217
Frank Edwin Ward (1872-1953), was an organist, composer and music teacher at Columbia University. His father, Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1831-1902), was a social reformer, historian, and author of The Ancient Lowly and other books on the history of... more
Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1044
75 linear feet (130 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes and transcripts, student notes and notebooks, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, miscellaneous papers, and printed matter. General correspondence, 1862-1938, is between Ford and historians,... more
Skinner, Constance Lindsay, 1882-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2769
13.8 linear feet (18 boxes)
Constance Lindsay Skinner (1882-1939) was a Canadian-born author, critic, historian, and playwright. Her writings included poetry, novels, plays, literary and music criticism, historical works, and adventure stories for children. She wrote... 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
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... more
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4353
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) was an American historian and librarian. The letters, written between 1857 and 1888, are mainly to the New York Tribune company, relating to the purchase of newspapers and offprints for the Wisconsin Historical... more
Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1043
Paul Leicester Ford (1865-1902) was a historian, novelist and playwright. The bulk of the collection consists of general and family correspondence and manuscripts and typescripts of Ford's writings.
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
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
Lawrence, A. F. R., 1922-1972
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 16-01
10.46 linear feet (23 boxes, 1 volume, 5 oversized folders)
Alton Forrest Raymond Lawrence (1922-1972) was a sound recording archivist, lawyer, and professional historian who established and organized the record library and company archive of Columbia Records, Inc. beginning in the early 1960s. The... 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
Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15394
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Gilmary Shea (1824-1892) was a writer, editor, and historian. The collection consists of letters from Shea to various recipients, mostly unnamed, relating mainly to his work for Frank Leslie's Publishing House and his research in American... 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
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