11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) New York (State)--Social life and customs.

  1. Edward S. Crocker II and Lispenard Seabury Crocker papers, 1892-2003

    3,800 items ; 12 containers plus 2 oversize ; 5 linear feet ; 9 digital files (2.8 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Foreign service officer and his wife. Correspondence, films, photographs, memoranda from Tokyo Embassy prior to bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other papers related to postings, 1924-1941, in El Salvador, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, and Sweden, and family matters in New England and New York.

  2. Nelson W. Jordan family papers, circa 1864-2003

    1,100 items ; 16 containers plus 8 oversize ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Former slave, soldier, and clergyman. Photographs, correspondence, personal and family Bibles, family trees and other genealogical information, scrapbooks, diaries, speeches and writings, sermons, notebooks, school work, school publications, diplomas, posters, and printed matter, documenting Jordan family members and in-laws in Virgina and New Jersey in the late nineteenth and the first half of...

  3. Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    3,300 items ; 10 containers ; 3.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

  4. Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    9,000 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the...

  5. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items ; 100 containers plus 4 oversize ; 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of...

  6. Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham, 1857-1959

    11,000 items ; 22 containers plus 15 oversize ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Poet and lecturer. Correspondence, poetry, articles and speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter and other papers pertaining mainly to the poet Edwin Markham.

  7. Theodor Reik papers, 1905-1994

    7,500 items ; 19 containers plus 7 oversize ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Psychoanalyst and author. Correspondence, interviews, family papers, handwritten and some typed drafts of books and other writings, reprints of journal articles, notes, research files, certificates, publishing contracts, royalty statements, reviews of Reik’s books, publicity materials, photographs, honors and a tribute, brochures, programs, postcards, and news clippings documenting Reik’s...

  8. Henry Sapoznik collection, circa 1920-1960

    10,438 items ; 25 containers (not including audiovisual materials) ; 148 linear inches (not including audiovisual materials).. 1401 sound discs : analog ; 16 in. and various sizes.. 546 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 4 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 8400 items.. 84 photographs : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 3 items.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of Yiddish radio broadcasts on transcription discs and audio tape; plus sheet music, manuscripts and photographs documenting Yiddish culture, theater, and music, primarily in the New York City area, but also including documentation from other parts of the United States, from the 1920s to circa 1960, collected by Henry Sapoznik. Manuscripts include correspondence, manuscript music,...

  9. Brooklyn Rediscovery Folklife Study Project collection, 1980-1983

    5310 items received in ; 21 containers ; 7 linear feet. . sound recordings: 6 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. sound recordings: 3 sound cassettes : analog.. graphic images: 982 photographs : film, negatives, black and white.. graphic images: 39 photographs : film, negatives, color.. graphic images: 169 photographic prints : black-and-white ; various sizes.. graphic images: 23 photographic prints ; color ; various sizes.. graphic images: approximately 3588 slides : color ; 35 mm.. manuscripts: 15 linear in.. manuscripts: 500 items.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Fieldwork for the Brooklyn Rediscovery Folklife Study Project undertaken and coordinated by Sheldon Posen and Maxine Miska, 1980-1983. The project surveyed and recorded traditions in Brooklyn, New York, on behalf of the Brooklyn Educational and Cultural Alliance (BECA) documenting ethnic foodways, neighborhood events, private celebrations, street life and play, store fronts, music, folk theater,...

  10. Lou Gordon collection, 1953-2006

    1 box plus 1 oversized folder. manuscripts: 31 folders. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, including programs, newspaper clippings, handbills, programs, small posters, and black-and-white photographs, documenting Swapping Song Fair, a folk music production company and concert series founded in New York City in 1955 by Lou Gordon and Paddy Clancy, which produced a Musical Tribute to Woody Guthrie in 1956, and Folk Song '59. The collection documents musical and...