Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts

Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts

Manuscripts, records, and papers primarily related to businesses and people of New York and New England.
Chiefly 19th-century New York and New England local history manuscripts and business records, primarily for craftsmen and railroads; papers of children's book writer and illustrator Marcia J. Brown and two original manuscripts by Maud and Miska Petersham; papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Kennedy; papers of Anthony Ashley Cooper, the 19th century social reformer; and papers of Benito Perez Galdos, Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Evengi Zamyatin, and other writers.

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Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss018

Andrew Lang Papers, 1898-1912

1 Vol.
Andrew Lang was an English writer and folklorist. This collection, which was assembled by an unknown compiler, contains a scrapbook that includes printed materials and clippings pertaining to the life and work of Lang.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss005
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Marcia Brown Papers, 1940-2000

82.55 cubic ft.
A 1940 graduate of the New York State College for Teachers, Brown was a respected children's book writer and illustrator, and a three-time Caldecott Medal winner.