Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    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
    • Date: 1871
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    Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937 United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.
    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Date: 1863
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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913 Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.
    • Date: 1814
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    Harrington Putnam papers, 1909-1928 Jurist. Notes concerning cases before the Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1909-1913, and correspondence with Sir Granville George Greenwood, 1924-1928.
    • Contributor: Putnam, Harrington
    • Date: 1909
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    Gerhard Colm papers, 1935-1968 Economist. Correspondence, articles, congressional testimony, reports, lectures, speeches, conference papers, book reviews, notes, course outlines, bibliographies, background material, and newspaper clippings documenting Colm's career as an economic policy advisor and professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y., and George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Colm, Gerhard
    • Date: 1953
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    William Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937 Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson’s Civil War service in the Union Army.
    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin
    • Date: 1812
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    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
    • Date: 1812
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    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
    • Date: 1773
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    Fredric Wertham papers, 1818-1986 Psychiatrist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches and lectures, reports, research notes, patient case files, psychiatric tests, transcripts of court proceedings, biographical information, newspaper clippings, drawings, photographs, and other materials pertaining primarily to Wertham's career in psychiatry.
    • Contributor: Wertham, Fredric
    • Date: 1818
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Date: 1777
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    Thomas Davenport correspondence, 1836-1837 Inventor. Letters related to the sale, distribution, patenting, and uses of the electric motor invented by Thomas Davenport
    • Contributor: Davenport, Thomas
    • Date: 1836
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    James Gordon Bennett papers, 1845-1934 Newspaper publisher. Correspondence, clippings, drafts of articles, and printed material reflecting Bennett’s career as publisher of the New York Herald.
    • Contributor: Bennett, James Gordon
    • Date: 1845
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    Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972 Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.
    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Date: 1900
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    Frank Farrell papers, 1897-1988 United States Marine Corps officer, journalist, radio commentator, public relations consultant, and advertising executive. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, magazine articles, poetry, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, trial transcripts, research notes, biographical notes, financial records, personnel records, travel records, press releases, address lists, awards, newspaper clippings, obituaries, printed matter, drawings, floor plans, photographs, posters, maps, and other papers chiefly documenting Farrell's career from 1945 to 1975.
    • Contributor: Farrell, Frank
    • Date: 1897
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    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
    • Date: 1812
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    Eva Le Gallienne papers, 1875-1993 Actress, theatrical director and producer, author, and translator. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches and writings, translations, production scripts, programs and playbills, press clippings, appointment books and biographical material documenting Le Gallienne's theatrical career.
    • Contributor: Le Gallienne, Eva
    • Date: 1875
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    Milton Rogovin papers, 1928-2006 Social documentary photographer. Correspondence, draft of autobiography and other writings, interviews, printed matter, Federal Bureau of Investigation file, and miscellaneous papers relating to Rogovin's work as a photographer, especially of working people of the world and the working-class neighborhoods of his home city, Buffalo, New York, and his publications and exhibitions as well as the political activism that underlay his art work.
    • Contributor: Rogovin, Milton
    • Date: 1928
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    Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891 Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.
    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
    • Date: 1806
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    Frank Hastings Hamilton papers, 1863-1887 Physician, surgeon, educator and author. Mainly scrapbooks of correspondence, telegrams, military documents, photographs and clippings relating to Hamilton’s medical career in the Union Army during the Civil War and his role in the treatment of James A. Garfield before his death by assassination in 1881.
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Frank Hastings
    • Date: 1863
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    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.
    • Date: 1956
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    John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951 Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.
    • Contributor: Draper, John William
    • Date: 1777
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    John Vachon papers, 1913-1995 Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.
    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Date: 1913
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    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
    • Date: 1819
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    Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970 Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Date: 1833
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    Irving R. Kaufman papers, 1934-1992 Jurist. Court papers, office and subject files, speeches and writings, and scrapbooks chiefly documenting Kaufman's judicial career on the United States District Court, Southern District of New York and United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
    • Contributor: Kaufman, Irving R. (Irving Robert) - Kaufman, Irving R.
    • Date: 1934