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  • Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.

    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1755
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992

    Poet and writer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, literary drafts, legal documents, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, theatrical playbills, reports, printed material, and family papers relating to Millay's life, family, and literary career.

    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • Robert Staughton Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd papers, 1895-1968

    Sociologist and educator (Robert Staughton Lynd). Sociologist (Helen Merrell Lynd). Family and general correspondence, writings and lectures, notes, research material, student papers, and miscellaneous biographical and genealogical material chiefly relating to the Lynds' sociological research and writings, especially their study of "Middletown," Muncie, Indiana.

    • Contributor: Lynd, Robert Staughton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • James A. Farley papers, 1790-1976

    Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Farley, James A. (James Aloysius) - Farley, James A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1790
  • Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929

    Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1745
  • Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1708
  • Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988

    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

    • Contributor: Brooke, Edward W. (Edward William) - Brooke, Edward W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1956
  • Count Adam G. de Gurowski papers, 1743-1898

    Polish scholar and author and advocate of Panslavism. Correspondence, notes and writings, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating mainly to de Gurowski's scholarship. Includes biography of de Gurowski by Julius Bing and a draft of Bing's autobiography.

    • Contributor: De Gurowski, Adam G., Count - Gurowski, Adam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922

    Army officer, railroad official, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, family papers, photographs, and speeches relating to Porter's Civil War service, Ulysses S. Grant, Porter's activities with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad, the Union League, his interest in Republican Party politics, his role in the inaugural of William McKinley, and his service as United States ambassador to France.

    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
  • George Redington papers, 1804-1907

    Legislator, judge, lawyer, businessman and land agent. Correspondence, legal documents, and business records of George Redington, his brother James, and other family members documenting their business and legal activities in New York state.

    • Contributor: Redington, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1804
  • E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879

    Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).

    • Contributor: O'Callaghan, E. (Edmund Bailey) - O'Callaghan, E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • Horace Greeley papers, 1812-1928

    Journalist. Correspondence, autobiography, writings by and about Greeley, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a notebook, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to his life and career as a journalist.

    • Contributor: Greeley, Horace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1812
  • William Maxwell Evarts papers, 1667-1918

    Lawyer, United States senator from New York, and United States secretary of state and attorney general. Correspondence, diary, journal, account books, minute book, printed material, drafts of memoranda, and a journal of college reading relating mainly to New York state, national, and international politics from the Civil War to the 1890s.

    • Contributor: Evarts, William Maxwell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1667
  • Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1852
  • Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945

    President of the United States, governor of New York, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, messages to Congress, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to the Cleveland presidency and presidential campaigns.

    • Contributor: Cleveland, Grover
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Daniel Edgar Sickles papers, 1821-1918

    United States Army officer, United States representative from New York and diplomat. Correspondence, speeches, documents, legal and financial papers, clippings, and printed matter, including drafts of reports to the secretary of state while Sickles was serving as minister to Spain (1869-1873) relating, in part, to the Cuban Insurrection and to the Virginius affair. Other topics include service as chairman (1868-1912) of the New York ...

    • Contributor: Sickles, Daniel Edgar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1821
  • William Torrey papers, 1777-1783

    Continental Army officer. Orderly books of the Second Massachusetts Regiment, 1777-1783, kept primarily by Torrey, including general, division, brigade, and regimental orders, a muster roll of the regiment, memorandum book containing returns, Continental Congress resolves, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Torrey, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, 1757-1942

    Secretary of the navy, financier, and sportsman. Correspondence, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogies, and printed matter relating chiefly to William C. Whitney's business and political career in New York, and as secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration.

    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1757
  • Janet Flanner and Solita Solano papers, 1870-1976

    Journalists, writers, and literary editors. Correspondence, subject files, drafts of articles, books, poems, and other writings, and miscellaneous material, including scrapbooks and memorabilia, relating primarily to Flanner's career as a writer, especially with the New Yorker; to Solano's interest and writings; and to literary and intellectual life in Paris and New York.

    • Contributor: Flanner, Janet
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1870
  • Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1767
  • Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960

    Family members include author and suffragist Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950); her parents, Henry Browne Blackwell (1825-1909) and Lucy Stone (1818-1893), abolitionists and advocates of women's rights; her aunt, Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), the first woman to receive an academic medical degree; and Elizabeth Blackwell's adopted daughter, Kitty Barry Blackwell (1848-1936). Includes correspondence, diaries, articles, and speeches of these and other Blackwell family members.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1759
  • Angelo Patri papers, 1904-1962

    Educator and author. Professional and personal correspondence, copies of Patri's syndicated column Our Children, radio scripts, and other writings and papers reflecting his role as an educator and popularizer of progressive educational principles.

    • Contributor: Patri, Angelo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1904
  • Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham, 1857-1959

    Poet and lecturer. Correspondence, poetry, articles and speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter and other papers pertaining mainly to the poet Edwin Markham.

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Florence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948

    Public official and presidential secretary. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, memoranda, subject files, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Cortelyou's duties as secretary to William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, his service as secretary of commerce and labor, postmaster general, and secretary of the treasury, and his work as chairman of the Republican National Committee.

    • Contributor: Cortelyou, George (George Bruce) - Cortelyou, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, 1885-1988

    Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles and Ray Eames.

    • Contributor: Eames, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1885