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  • 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
  • Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983

    Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Robert Houghwout - Jackson, Robert H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1816
  • George B. McClellan papers, 1838-1922

    Public official and educator. Correspondence and other material of McClellan, including scrapbooks kept as a student at Princeton University, diary of military experiences in World War I, subject files relating mainly to political activities, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia.

    • Contributor: McClellan, George (George Brinton) - McClellan, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • R. Hoe & Company records, 1831-1948

    Printing press and saw manufacturers in New York. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, financial records, advertising material, and legal records relating to R. Hoe & Company.

    • Contributor: R. Hoe & Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
  • Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955

    Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.

    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1807
  • T. De Witt Talmage papers, 1831-1902

    Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, biographical material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Talmage's work as a clergyman and author.

    • Contributor: Talmage, T. De Witt (Thomas De Witt) - Talmage, T. De Witt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
  • Learned Hand trial summaries, 1909-1924

    Jurist. Summaries of trials in civil, criminal, and admiralty courts presided over by Hand as judge of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.

    • Contributor: Hand, Learned
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1909
  • James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1730
  • 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
  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1791
  • Mary Amanda Dixon Jones papers, 1839-1925

    Physician. Family papers, correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, lectures, notes, writings, medical illustrations, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed matter relating primarily to Dixon Jones's medical career.

    • Contributor: Dixon Jones, Mary Amanda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1839
  • Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
  • Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987

    United States Navy and Army officers and family members. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, logbooks, photographs, recollections (memoirs), financial papers, and printed matter centering primarily on the naval career of Commodore John Rodgers (1773-1838).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1740
  • Tilton family papers, 1836-1876

    Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • Walt Whitman papers, 1837-1957

    Poet. Correspondence, family papers, holograph drafts of Whitman's poetry and prose, printed matter, and miscellany. Includes a printed copy of O Captain! My Captain! with Whitman's handwritten corrections and letters exchanged with Abraham Leech, Whitman's earliest known correspondence.

    • Contributor: Whitman, Walt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1837
  • Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1773
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1676
  • United States finance collection, 1761-1908

    Correspondence, bond payments, claims against the federal government and the Bank of the United States, French and Spanish indemnity payments, indentures, miscellaneous state and federal legal items, statements of accounts, consulate reports, United States lottery drawings, and other state and federal financial documents.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1761
  • 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 (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...

    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1574
  • Wheeler H. Peckham family papers, 1838-1894

    Lawyer. Chiefly correspondence to Wheeler H. Peckham from his father, Rufus W. Peckham, Sr., and brother, Rufus W. Peckham, Jr., relating to family, personal, and business matters, political affairs, and the travels of Rufus W. Peckham, Sr.

    • Contributor: Peckham, Wheeler H. (Wheeler Hazard) - Peckham, Wheeler H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1815
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1819
  • Irita Taylor Van Doren papers, 1920-1967

    Literary editor. Correspondence, originals of writings by various authors, and material relating to Wendell L. Willkie, especially his 1942 world tour and drafts of his book, One World.

    • Contributor: Van Doren, Irita Taylor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920