University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The career and personal life of American attorney and author Morris L. Ernst are documented from 1904 to 2000 through correspondence and memoranda; research materials and notes; minutes, reports, briefs, and other legal documents; handwritten and typed manuscripts; galley proofs; clippings; scrapbooks; audio recordings; photographs; and ephemera. The papers chiefly reflect the variety of issues Ernst dealt with professionally, notably regarding literary censorship and obscenity, but also civil liberties and free speech; privacy; birth control; unions and organized labor; copyright, libel, and slander; big business and monopolies; postal rates; literacy; and many other topics. The collection has been organized in four series: I. Correspondence, 1914-1976; II. Legal Cases and Causes, 1911-1975; III. Writings, 1925-1975; and IV. Personal Papers, 1904-2000. The materials are primarily in English, with a few items in Spanish and German
State University of New York Albany
The collection includes memorandums, course descriptions, technical reports, syllabi, and proposals
Getty Research Institute
Records include correspondence, memoranda, letters, agenda, minutes, reports, financial documents, legal documents, photographs, and maps related to J. Paul Getty and his art and real estate holding companies (Art Properties, Inc.; Fine Arts Corporation; Gaiola Corporation), 1939, 1960-1982 and undated. The records provide a detailed legal and financial view of the activities of these holding companies during the last decades of Getty's life and the years immediately after his death
New-York Historical Society
Correspondence, memoranda, abstracts, financial reports and statements, and related documents, 1775-1812, of U.S. statesman Samuel Osgood, many pertaining to finances, the public accounts and national debt, relations with France, banks, and supplies for the army. Included are letters addressed to Osgood from John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, William Gordon, Stephen Higginson, and others
New-York Historical Society
Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, minutes, clippings, circulars, and miscellaneous papers, relating to Bernheimer's activities in public affairs in New York City from 1912 to 1931 -- Papers pertain particularly to the fusion campaign of 1913 which resulted in the election of John Purroy Mitchel as mayor of New York (Bernheimer was treasurer of the Citizen's Municipal Committee); the Fusion Committee of 1917; Bernheimer's plans for settling World War I; arbitration in the lockout case against the firm of Adler and Ast in 1916; attempts to settle the garment workers' strike in 1913; the Republican campaign of 1912; revision of the New York bank law; activities of the Parks Rehabilitation Committee; the daylight savings campaign during 1916-1918; the Textile Integrity Guild; the National Trades Relations Council; and Bernheimer's activities as president of the Safety First Society and treasurer of the Safety First Federation, 1914-1917
New-York Historical Society
Records of De Witt, Lockman & De Witt (and De Witt, Lockamn & Kip) bulk ca. 1870-1890. Includes correspondence with clients, deeds, wills and drafts of wills, papers relating to the management and settlement of estates, real estate transactions, court cases, mortgages, bills, and memoranda -- Persons represented in the collection include: Charles E. Carman, Emily V. Clarkson, Robert Colgate, Robert Goelet, Maria S. Heiser, Alphonse Loubat, William Niblo, Jane Robert, James A. Roosevelt, Richard Carman Sage, Catharine C. Scofield, and the Society of the New York Hospital
New-York Historical Society
Records of court cases, legal correspondence, land and property records, and various financial and legal papers, 1678-1782 (bulk 1752-1774) and undated, of colonial Attorneys General for the province of New York, William Kempe and his son, John Tabor Kempe -- Court case records comprise the bulk of the Kempe papers, with the majority of records consisting of cases argued in the New York Supreme Court of Judicature. Other documents represent cases argued in the Court of Chancery, Court of Vice Admiralty, New York General Sessions (in counties), New York General Quarter Sessions (in New York City), Court of Mayor and Aldermen, and the Court of Oyer and Terminer. Cases argued before the Governor and Council are also found in the case records series. Court case documents include briefs, presentments, affidavits, trial notes, complaints, statements of cases, indictments, memoranda, subpoenas, pleas, notices, depositions, rules, certiorari, narratios, replications, bail notices, notes, ... Read More
New-York Historical Society
Diary and memorandum book, 1848, of Maria Louisa Maverick of New York City. Brief entries note current events and family news, including births, deaths, and the relocation of the writer and sale of the family home following the death of her mother
New-York Historical Society
Memorandum of property bought by George Dow from Archibald Watt, on 112th-113th Streets and Sixth Avenue, New York City, dated 1839-May 8, 1840. Inside are two brief notes on items shipped to London and to Dow's sister and nephew, dated May 25 and June 10, 1841. Account book of Dow, March 1839-October 1840. Goods, foodstuffs, and various other items
New-York Historical Society
Correspondence, diaries, accounts, financial and legal documents, writings, sketches, genealogies, poetry, clippings, printed ephemera, gold mine documents, and miscellaneous materials, 1799-1917 (bulk 1825-1890), of various members of the Frey and related Ludlow and Van Schaack families of Palatine Bridge, Kinderhook, Oswego, and New York City, New York and elsewhere -- The correspondence series comprises the bulk of the family papers and details family news, health matters, and deaths; opinions on religion, politics, and the Civil War; financial, legal, and property issues and troubles; and family history and genealogy. Letters from Caroline Frey Winne, written from various army postings in the northeastern and western United States during the 1870s and 1880s, including Fort Wadsworth (N.Y.), Fort McPherson (Neb.), Fort Sidney (Neb.), Fort Washakie (Wyo.), and Benicia Barracks (Calif.) describe local Native Americans, a meeting with Sitting Bull, violent incidents on the frontier, ... Read More