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: mss129

Bridge Line Historical Society Collection, 1870-2020

Bridge Line Historical Society
37.1 cubic ft.
The collection consist of the Bridge Line Historical Society's newsletter, as well as original maps, drawings, and related material documenting the Delaware & Hudson Railway, a railroad that operated in the northeastern United States.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss005
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Marcia Brown Papers, 1940-2000

Brown, Marcia
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.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss136

Richard Falk Papers, Undated

Falk, Richard
13 cubic ft.
Richard Falk was a conductor from Albany, NY who worked in New York City.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss143

Joachim Frank Papers, 1953-2016

Frank, J. (Joachim), 1940-
10 cubic ft.
The Joachim Frank Papers document Frank's artistic pursuits and accomplishments.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss075

Great Western Railway Records, Undated

Great western railway Company
6 Vol.
This collection contains records of locomotive engines built between 1861 and 1921 and used by the Great Western Railway.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss142

Hudson Valley Writers Guild Records, 1983-1998

Hudson Valley Writers Guild (N.Y.)
2.0 cubic ft.
This collection documents the establishment and first quarter century of activities of the Hudson Valley Writers Guild.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss137

Geof Huth Papers, 1960-2006

Huth, Geof
60.7 cubic ft.
The majority of these papers focus on Geof Huth's artistic activities: his creation of artworks, his involvement in the fields of visual and experimental poetry, his productions as a micropublisher, and his work as an active blogger in the worldwide network of online poets. They also document his personal life and professional career in archives and records management.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss132

William Kennedy Papers, 1926-2003

Kennedy, William, 1928-
41.2 cubic ft.
The William Kennedy Papers document nearly a half century of research, writing, and publishing efforts of the internationally recognized, Pulitzer Prize winning author, playwright, essayist, journalist, script writer, professor, and champion of the arts. The collection consists of records related to all of Kennedy’s fiction and nonfiction books through 2002, including his "Albany Cycle" of novels, film scripts, essays, and newspaper articles from the Albany Times-Union. In addition, there is correspondence with other significant authors of American literature, biographical materials, and records documenting a trip to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with President Bill Clinton.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss017

Herbert Kessler Papers, Undated

Kessler, Herbert, 1918-2002
1 Vol.
This collection contains a hand-corrected typescript of a novel later published in 1983, Tdische Anstsse.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss020

Liturgical Music Collection, Undated

Liturgical Music
1 Vol.
This collection contains anonymous manuscript masses and other liturgical music dating from approximately the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.