Search Manuscripts/Mixed Materials

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    John Osborne papers, circa 1900-1983 Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic.
    • Contributor: Osborne, John
    • Date: 1900
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    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
    • Date: 1831
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    Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993 President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Date: 1759
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    Gertrude Quastler papers, circa 1895-1965 Artist. Correspondence, photographs, notes, biographical material, photographs, and printed matter documenting Quastler's career and exhibitions of her paintings and prints.
    • Contributor: Quastler, Gertrude
    • Date: 1895
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000 Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.
    • Date: 1800
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    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).
    • Date: 1740
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.
    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Date: 1869
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    Chester Alan Arthur papers, 1843-1960 U.S. president. Correspondence, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly relating to Arthur's presidency, his service as collector or customs for the Port of New York, and the New York Republican State Committee.
    • Contributor: Arthur, Chester Alan
    • Date: 1843
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    Robert C. Ogden papers, 1843-1913 Businessman and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts of articles and speeches, reports, and printed matter primarily concerned with Ogden's business career, his interests in philanthropy and religion, and his activities on behalf of education in the South.
    • Contributor: Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis) - Ogden, Robert C.
    • Date: 1843
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    Clinton family papers, 1776-1806 Army officer, governor of New York, and public officials. Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and ...
    • Date: 1776
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    Montgomery family papers, 1771-1974 Correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings and miscellany of various members of the Montgomery family, especially Giles Foster Montgomery (1835-1888) and Emily Redington Montgomery (1839-1898). Includes papers of allied Peck and Perkins families relating to the experiences of members in the Civil War.
    • Date: 1771
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    Chandler B. Gillam papers, 1850-1919 Soldier and farmer. Correspondence, a diary, a journal, a photograph, family papers, writings, and other papers relating chiefly to Gillam's Civil War service with the Twenty-eighth New York Infantry Regiment, United States Army. The diary, written by W. L. Hicks, documents the history of the twenty-eighth regiment of New York.
    • Contributor: Gillam, Chandler
    • Date: 1850
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    John Holker papers, 1777-1822 Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.
    • Contributor: Holker, John
    • Date: 1777
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    James Kent papers, 1779-1854 Jurist and legal commentator. Correspondence, including family letters, journals of official and personal travels, diplomas, and commissions pertaining primarily to Kent's service as judge of the New York supreme court and as chancellor of the New York court of chancery.
    • Contributor: Kent, James
    • Date: 1779
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    Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897 Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European library and museum collections.
    • Contributor: Hill, Frank Alden
    • Date: 1627
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.
    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914 Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.
    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Date: 1732
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    Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973 Journalist and foreign correspondent. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times.
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
    • Date: 1890
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    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
    • Date: 1743
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    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
    • Date: 1853
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    Ernest Gallaudet Draper papers, circa 1919-1955 Manufacturer and government official. Chiefly speeches and articles, including also biographical material, a diary, correspondence, book reviews, clippings, and notes, relating to Draper's service as assistant secretary of commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and including his involvement with various New York state and city agencies concerned with unemployment and labor.
    • Contributor: Draper, Ernest Gallaudet
    • Date: 1919
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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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    Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999 Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Date: 1890
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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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    Robert G. Spivack papers, 1931-1970 Journalist. Correspondence, articles, book projects, columns, newsletters, newspapers, material relating to speaking engagements, topical files, records of organizations, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Spivack's career as a newspaper reporter, syndicated columnist, and newsletter publisher and to his participation in student groups and other organizations seeking the intervention of the United States in World War II prior to the Pearl Harbor attack.
    • Contributor: Spivack, Robert G.
    • Date: 1931