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: mss114

Henri L. Stuart Papers, 1869

1 Vol.
The collection contains a volume of clippings documenting the 38th National Industrial Exhibition of the American Institute, which took place in New York City from August to October 1869. The volume bears the stationer's label of W. Reid Gould, New York City.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss021

Francoise Madeleine Mesnil Papers, 1756

1 Vol.
An inventory and bequest. A notarial document done for Thomas Maurice Bronod, an attorney in Paris.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss028

Thomas Smith Papers, Undated

1 Vol.
Sir Thomas Smith served in official positions during the reigns of Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I. This collection contains the manuscript entitled, "A Discourse for the Common Welthe of England," which was one of five known early manuscripts of a political treatise completed in 1549 in response to socio-economic problems in Tudor England at the time and first published in 1581.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss068

Farrar and Boardman Records, 1862-1870

1 Vol.
This collection contains an account book for a general store in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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: mss127

Richard Woodhull Papers, 1806-1819

1 Vol.
Account book kept by Nathan H. White in the vicinity of Newburgh, New York.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss111

John S. Schultze Papers, 1872-1901

0.5 cubic ft.
John S. Schultze was president of the president of the Sylvan Lake Ore and Iron Company. This collection contains the business correspondence, 1875-1901 and financial accounts of the Sylvan Lake Ore and Iron Company, 1881-1884, as well as printed materials, 1872-1873.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss061

Pierson Day Papers, 1810-1816

1 Vol.
This collection includes a diary and business records kept by an early 19th century farmer and rural laborer in Passaic County, New Jersey.