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: 10
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Audio Visual Materials by Brown, Undated

This series includes the slide carousels for Connections and The Crystal and the Rose as well as their accompanying speeches on index cards; the filmstrip for The Crystal Cavern and loose slides for Hans Christian Andersen. There are also filmstrips for Shadow, Cinderella, Puss in Boots, Stone Soup, and Three Billy Goats Gruff. Text booklets from Weston Woods are included as well as miscellaneous audio cassettes of interviews, Shadow acceptance speech and text for the "Hans Christian Andersen" filmstrip not produced.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: 11
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Audio Visual Materials by Others, Undated

This series includes a set of boxed filmstrips and cassette tapes from Lyceum Productions and loose set of filmstrips and cassettes also from Lyceum. Artists represented include: Nancy Roberts; Elizabeth Baldwin Hazelton; Ann Atwood; Lyn Lacy; and Gerald McDermott. There is also an audiocassette with the Caldecott acceptance speeches of Leo and Diane Dillon and the Newbery acceptance speech of Mildred D. Taylor.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: 1
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Autobiographical/Biographical Material, 1946-1996

This series includes autobiographical material and items from current biographical directories. Articles about Brown are from August 1962, January 1963, and August 1983. It also includes undated photographs. There are clippings concerning Lt. Col. Helen E. Brown, Anne Carroll Moore (obituary), Roaul Dufy, and Pierre Bonnard. Interview material (1964-82) is included as well as biographical information supplied by the processors.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: 2
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Certificates and Citations, 1962-1984

This series includes certificates from the Society of Illustrators, 1962; The Hans Christian Andersen Award, 1966 and 1976; the Arkansas Traveler, 1982; and from the English Speaking Union of the United State-Ambassador of Honor, 1984.