Archival Finding Aids for Manuscript Collections at the New-York Historical Society

Archival Finding Aids are detailed guides to the contents and intellectual organization of a repository's archival and manuscript collections. The finding aids posted here in alphabetical order describe selected collections in the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library's Manuscript department. For information on how to consult the actual collections, please follow this link to the Klingenstein Library

All of these finding aids can be searched through a full-text searchable database.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

[A]
Adickes Papers, 1943-1945, 1970 (MS 672.1)
Alexander Papers, 1668-1818 (MS 8)
American Art-Union Records, 1838-1860 (MS 12)
American Defense Society Records, 1915-1942 (MS 14)
American Indian Collection, 1651-1872 (MS 322)
American Institute Records, 1828-1983 (MS 17)
American Iron Company Records, 1744-1806 (MS 18)
Benedict Arnold Letter Volume, 1772-1782 (MS 796)
Artists' Fund Society Records, 1859-1937 (MS 23)
Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans Records, 1836-1972 (MS 24)
Association for the Relief of Respectable, Aged and Indigent Females in New York City, 1813-1883 (MS 801)
Astor Family Papers (MS 25)

 

[B]
B. Altman & Co Records, 1876-1955 (MS 31)
Shelby and Eleanor Baker Papers, 1862-1915 (MS 34)
Bannerman Family Papers, 1788-2001(MS 2906)
Bible and Fruit Mission to the Public Hospitals of New York City Records (MS 59)
Mabel Newton Betticher Papers, 1903-1948 (MS 937)
Edwin Howland Blashfield Papers, 1870-1956 (MS 61)
Sara Hoexter Blumenthal Papers, 1910-1951 (MS 963)
Papers of Bernard Botein, 1929-1975 (MS 68)
William Oland Bourne Papers, 1837-1881 (MS 69)
Bowers Family Papers, 1686-1982 (MS 2902)
Martha Bradstreet Papers, 1774-1868 (MS 72)
Herman R. Brown Papers, 1946-1985 (MS 80)
Broadway Tabernacle Church and Society Papers, 1835-1980 (MS 74)
Brown Brothers Harriman Records, 1696 -1973, 1995 (MS 78)
Burling Family Papers, 1666-2001 (MS 89)
Butler-Laing Family Papers, 1804-1892 (MS 94)

 

[C]
William Louis Calver Papers, 1900-1940 (MS 96)
Hannah Campbell Papers, 1958-1997 (MS 2948)
Campbell-Mumford Family Papers, 1719-1980 (MS 98)
Causeries du Lundi Records, 1880-1996 (MS 104)
Chapel Farm Records, 1911-2008 (MS 108)
Children's Aid Society Records, 1836-2006 (MS 111)
Civil War Collection, 1838-1880 (MS 670.14)
Alexander Robert Chisolm Papers, 1861-1908 (MS 670.5)
Coe-Brown Family Papers, 1787-1892 (MS 124)
John A. Coke Papers (Records of the Confederate army enrolling office for the Third Congressional District of Virginia), 1861-1865 (MS 670.6)
Coles Family Papers, 1803-1859(MS 128)
Confederate States of America Collection, 1860-1896 (MS 670.7)
David Edward Cronin Papers, 1861-1910(MS 670.9)
Peter Curtenius Papers,1748-1844 (MS 142)

 

[D]
Davis Family Papers, 1829-1915 (MS 149)
de Caro, Mulvehill, and Menkhoff Family Papers (MS 2956)
Delaplaine Family, 1762-1966 (MS 161)
William Thompson Dewart Collection of Franky Munsey and New York Sun Papers (MS 168)
Thomas Dolan Collection of Telegraph Messages, 1861-1863 (MS 173)
William Duer Papers, 1752-1836 (MS 182)
Duffie Family Papers, 1834-1859 (MS 183)

 

[E]
Margaret Wright Eadie Papers, 1872-1884 (MS 1271)
Emergency Shelter Records, 1928-1988 (MS 199)
John Ericsson Collection, 1831-1893 (MS 439.16)
Erving-King Family Papers (MS 204)

 

[F]
Edith Shepard Fabbri Papers, 1842-1898 (MS 205)
Friends of City Hall Park, 1992-2009 (MS 1335)
Gustavus Vasa Fox Collection, 1823-1919 (MS 439.17)
Frey Family Papers, 1793-1917 (MS 235)

 

[G]
Margot Gayle Papers, 1959-2005 (MS 241)
H. William Geils Papers, 1899-1916 (MS 242)
Giles Family Papers, 1750-1851 (MS 248)
Samuel Gilford Papers, 1753-1951 (MS 249)
Caspar F. Goodrich Collection, 1862-1933 (MS 439.21)
Harmon Hendricks Goldstone Papers, 1906-1979 (MS 256)
Graham Windham Records, 1804-2011 (MS 2916)
Andrew Haswell Green Collection, 1843-1911 (MS 264)
Green and Mitchell Papers, 1805-1861 (MS 263)

 

[H]

Halbriech Family Papers, 1941-1946 (MS 2959)
Hare Family Papers, 1873-1962 (MS 277)
Harmonie Club Records, 1852-1947 (MS 282)
James Harper Papers (MS 284)
Shirley Hayes Papers, 1948-2001 (MS 292)
Hendricks Family Papers, 1713-1971 (MS 295)
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission Records, 1905-1913(MS 314)
Robert Hunter Papers, 1699-1744 (MS 316)

 

[J]
John Jay Papers, 1664-1823 (MS 330)
Emma C. Juliand Papers, 1897-1905 (MS 335)

 

[K]
Kellogg Family Papers, 1805-1945 (MS 341)
John Tabor Kempe Papers, 1678-1782 (MS 344)
Keppler Family Papers, 1840-1957 (MS 346)
Kimball Family Papers, 1813-1866 (MS 348)
King Family Papers, 1754-1908 (MS 350)
Rufus King Papers, 1766-1899 (MS 1660)
Kitson Papers, 1887-1934 (MS 354)

 

[L]
Ladies' Christian Union Records, 1850-2001 (MS 359)
Martha J. Lamb Papers, 1756-1892 (MS 362)
Le Bouitllier Family Papers, 1866-1939 (MS 2961)
Leake and Watts Children's Home, 1802-1983 (MS 377)
Leonard Larsen Papers, 1942-1945 (MS 365)
Leverich Papers, 1817-1937 (MS 381)
Florence Nightingale Levy Papers, 1899-1946 (MS 382)
Morgan Lewis Papers, 1715-1860 (MS 383)
Fred Lockley Papers, 1839-1958 (MS 389)
Nicholas Low Papers Supplement, 1724-1828(MS 392.1)
DeWayne Lundgren Papers, 1942-1945 (MS 393)

 

[M]
MacDowell Club of New York City Records (MS 2953)
Stevenson S. MacWhinney Papers, 1915-1920 (MS 399)
Gouverneur Morris, Jr. Papers, 1835-1879 (MS 427)

 

[N]
Naval History Society Collection, 1721-1995 (MS 439)
Naval History Society Records, 1907-1943 (MS 439.53)
Sigmund and Margaret Nestor Papers, 1942-1946 (MS 440)
New Orleans Collection, 1770-1904 (MS 1944)
New-York African Free-School Records, 1817-1832 (MS 747)
New York Caledonian Club Records, 1856-2007 (MS 2923)
New York City-Indentures, 1718-1727, 1792-1915 (MS 1988)
New York Exchange for Woman's Work, 1878-2003 (MS 446)
New York City Railroads Car Body Reports, 1908-1973 (MS 2112)
New York Foundling Hospital Records, 1869-2009 (MS 447)
New-York Manumission Society Records, 1785-1849 (MS 1465)
New-York Historical Society Pictorial Archive, 1804-1988 (NYHS 5)
New York City 100 Records (MS 444)
New York Crystal Palace Records (MS 443.13)
New York Marble Cemetery Records (MS 1470)
Nursery and Child's Hospital Records (MS 443.20)
Nutting Family Papers, 1875-1936 (MS 460)

 

[O]
Henry O'Reilly Papers, 1832-1873 (MS 464)
Oversize Manuscripts Collection, 1648-1998 (MS OS)

 

[P]
William H. Paine Papers, 1848-1932 (MS 475)
Dr. Otto Pickhardt Papers, 1919-1970's (MS 488)
Paltsits Collection--Ulster County, New York, 1643-1829 (MS 477)
Parsons Family Papers, 1824-1956 (MS 481)
Nathaniel Pendleton Papers, 1767-1867 (MS 483)
Peter A. Frasse & Co. Records, 1818-1977 (MS 2189)
John Pintard Papers, 1708-1925 (MS 490)
Provost Marshal of the 7th Congressional District of New York City Records, 1863-1865 (MS 498)

 

[R]
Ray Family Papers (MS 513)
Relyea Family Papers, 1839-1924 (MS 518)
Robinson Family Papers, 1822-1966 (MS 520)
Rogers Family Papers, 1614-1950 (MS 523)
Rutherfurd Family Papers, 1721-1879 (MS 532)
John Rutherfurd Papers, 1726-1835 (MS 533)

 

[S]
Seaman Family Papers, 1761-1983 (MS 552)
Harold Seton Papers, 1935, undated (MS 555)
George Frederick Seward Papers (MS 557)
7th Regiment Records, 1767-1983 (MS 556)
73rd Regiment of the New York State Volunteers Records, 1861-1868 (MS 670.19)
Lewis E. Shaw Papers, 1917-1922 (MS 671.1)
Franz Sigel Papers, 1806-1930 (MS 565)
Helen Miller Gould Shepard Papers, 1814-1941 (MS 1422)
Charles Simpson Scrapbooks, 1864-1904 (MS 2405)
Slavery Collection, 1709-1864 (MS 569)
Sons of Temperance, Montauk Division, 1836-1871 (MS 618)
Strong Family Papers, 1747-1940 (MS 602)
Southern Famine Relief Commission Records, 1867-1868 (MS 2430)
Ebenezer Stevens Papers, 1776-1822 (MS 592)
David Span Papers, 1936-1945 (MS 580)
Steuben Papers, 1778-1851 (MS 591)
Stuyvesant-Rutherfurd Papers, 1775-1917 (MS 605)

 

[T]
Matthias B. Tallmadge Papers, 1715-1868 (MS 612)
1914 Time Capsule Collection, 1614-1914 (NYHS 6)
Taylor & Genet Letters, 1796-1882 (MS 613)
John W. Taylor Papers, 1798-1852 (MS 615)
Daniel Ludlow Thompson Papers (MS 670.24)
Emma Thursby Papers, 1706-1940 (MS 2530)
Tontine Coffee-House Records, 1738-1879 (MS 631)
Travelers Aid Society of New York Records, 1917-1979 (MS 635)
Caspar Trepp Papers, 1858-1863 (MS 670.25)
John Trumbull Papers (MS 639, MS 2561)

 

[U]
Ulster County Collection, 1666-1893 (MS 645)

 

[V]
Aaron Vanderbilt Papers, 1835-1979 (MS 654)
Van Ness-Philip Family Papers (MS 653)
Richard Varick Papers, 1743-1871 (MS 655)

 

[W]
Washington Arch Records, 1872-1925 (MS 443.30)
Washington Square Park Redevelopment Collection, 1952-1966 (MS 678)
Watts-Jones Family Papers, 1800-1905 (MS 681)
Lawrence Winston Papers, 1938-1945 (MS 2)
WEDA (Wyckoff Economical Dining Association) Records, 1871-1955 (MS 683)
Benjamin Weinberg Papers, 1922-1981 (MS 686)
Thurlow Weed Miscellaneous Manuscripts, 1818-1882
Weiss & Klau Co. Records, 1892-1988 (MS 687)
Westside Crime Prevention Program Records, 1981-2006 (MS 2914)
Richard Grant White Papers, 1842-1885 (MS 692)
Stanford White Papers, 1873-1928 (Ms 693)
William Halsey Wood Papers
Williams Family Papers, 1739-1842 (MS 698)
Women's League for the Protection of Riverside Park Records (MS 139)
World War I Collection, 1896, 1915-1939 (MS 671)
World War II Collection, 1940-1945 (MS 672)

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