• Harriot Stanton Blatch papers, 1907-1915

    Scrapbooks containing correspondence, questionnaires, annual reports of the Women's Political Union, other reports, pamphlets, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and additional material documenting the struggle of women's suffrage in New York state.

    • Contributor: Blatch, Harriot Stanton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, 1676-1937

    Members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, a millenial religious sect originating in England among the Society of Friends in the 18th century, were popularly known as Shakers. Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, and other papers ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975

    Aviator. Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the United States, particularly Long Island, N.Y.

    • Contributor: Pickerill, Elmo N. (Elmo Neale) - Pickerill, Elmo N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    William L. Marcy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, commonplace book, diary (1831-1857), draft of an autobiography, drafts of diplomatic dispatches, drafts in Marcy's handwriting of presidential messages to Congress (1854-1856), and other papers relating to Marcy which were collected and compiled by Henry Barrett Learned. Materials cover such topics as Marcy's career as a member of the cabinets of presidents James K. Polk and Franklin Pierce; New York ...

    • Contributor: Marcy, William L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the estates of Charles Carroll and ...

    • Contributor: Meredith, Jonathan D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938

    Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.

    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961

    Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert's family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Rodgers family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, journals, accounts, notebooks, military records, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbook, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to John Rodgers's naval service and to family affairs. Documents Rodgers's command of the naval squadron in the Mediteranean Sea during the Tripolitan War and again in 1826-1827, his command of the New York Naval Shipyard and of the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edwards Pierrepont papers, 1847-1900

    Lawyer of New York, N.Y., United States attorney general, and ambassador to Great Britain. Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, articles, reports, newspaper clippings, cancelled checks, and printed matter, relating chiefly to Pierrepont's legal career in New York, N.Y. Includes letters from Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936).

    • Contributor: Pierrepont, Edwards
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra

    Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra perform Albanian music from New York, celebrating 40 years of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance, as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-06-19
  • New York Society for the Suppression of Vice records, 1871-1953

    Reports relating to persons arrested as a result of the society's actions, including notations by Anthony Comstock, secretary of the society (1873-1915), and records relating to the society's predecessor, the Young Men's Christian Association of the City of New York Committee for the Suppression of Vice.

    • Contributor: New York Society for the Suppression of Vice
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974

    Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, family papers, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, articles, lectures, research material, scrapbooks of clippings, printed material, photographs, and othner papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her theatrical career.

    • Contributor: Webster, Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jacob A. Riis papers, 1870-1990

    Journalist, author, and humanitarian. Correspondence, drafts and printed copies of articles, speeches and lectures, and other material relating chiefly to Riis's work as a journalist and author.

    • Contributor: Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August) - Riis, Jacob A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.

    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Anne and Frank Warner collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Due to their limited budget for equipment and supplies, the Warners sometimes recorded only a portion of a song; the remainder was transcribed by Anne Warner. Sound recordings numbered: AFS 15261-15384; AFS 10055-10057; AFS 15385-15400; AFS 15564-15565; AFS 17769; preservation tape reels: LWO 1490 reels 1-3; LWO 7096 reels 1-16; LWO 7273 reels 1-2; LWO 8617; reference copies: AFS 10055-10057; AFS 15365-15368. Field recordings ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
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    Elihu Root papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman. Chiefly correspondence and letterbooks relating to Root's service as U.S. secretary of war (1899-1904), member of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal (1903), U.S. secretary of state (1905-1909), U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Morris and Popham families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, legal papers, and other papers of the Morris and Popham families. Includes the papers of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), Lewis Morris (1698-1762), Richard Morris, Robert Hunter Morris, and William Popham. Includes a record of the court martial of Moses Hazen in 1780 and copies of George Washington's letters to Robert Hunter Morris. Other correspondents include Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material