19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs.

  1. Alan Jay Lerner papers, 1880-1997

    2500 items ; 38 containers ; 19.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist, librettist, playwright and screenwriter. The papers include stage scripts and screenplays in multiple drafts, music, correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, biographical materials, clippings and collected lyrics.

  2. Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011

    approximately 15,400 items ; 144 containers ; 71.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) was an American playwright, screenwriter and Broadway director. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes scripts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, book drafts, production notes, programs, publicity materials, business papers, awards, clippings, and articles.

  3. Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz correspondence and related material, 1929-1947

    157 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist, Georgia O'Keeffe, and photographer, Alfred Stieglitz. Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz to filmmaker Henwar Rodakiewicz, along with related printed and typed miscellany.

  4. Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    25,500 items ; 78 containers plus 2 oversize ; 32.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

  5. Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, 1757-1942

    20,000 items ; 148 containers plus 10 oversize ; 41.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy, financier, and sportsman. Correspondence, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogies, and printed matter relating chiefly to William C. Whitney's business and political career in New York, and as secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration.

  6. George Nicholas Sanders family papers, 1833-1973

    200 items ; 2 containers ; 1 linear foot ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, lobbyist, and Confederate agent in Europe. Mainly journals of Anna J. Sanders, wife of George Nicholas Sanders, and correspondence to and from George Nicholas Sanders and other members of the Sanders family relating to mid-nineteenth century politics, social life, and the Civil War. Subjects include the activities of George Nicholas Sanders and the wartime imprisonment and death of...

  7. William Sampson papers, 1806-1849

    2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.

  8. Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976

    500 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.

  9. Frank Farrell papers, 1897-1988

    28,000 items ; 78 containers plus 2 oversize and 1 classified ; 34.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Marine Corps officer, journalist, radio commentator, public relations consultant, and advertising executive. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, magazine articles, poetry, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, trial transcripts, research notes, biographical notes, financial records, personnel records, travel records, press releases, address lists, awards, newspaper clippings,...

  10. Alexander King papers, 1953-1987

    1,920 items ; 25 containers ; 9.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against...