Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
The collection includes photographs of Maurice du Pont Lee's family members, including his mother, Marguerite du Pont Lee, and his brother, Cazenove Gardner Lee, as well as Mrs. Maurice du Pont, Mrs. Alfred I. du Pont and other unidentified family members. In addition, there are several items relating to the Lee family, including a broadside advertising "Britain's Lee family," views of Cobbs Hall Burying Ground in Virginia, and of Coton Hall, near Shrewsbury, England, the ancestral home of the Lee family. There are also a number of photographs concerning Cornell College, ca. 1907-08, including group shots of Sigma Phi fraternity; numerous views of the fraternity house (both exteriors and interiors); an unidentified building on fire; a group portrait of the tennis team; and miscellaneous snapshots
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Images of individuals, events, and locations, in the U.S., and other countries, chiefly created during the 19th century, many donated to President Rutherford B. Hayes and his wife, Lucy Webb Hayes, during his term as president of the U.S. (1877-1881) -- Subjects include sculpture; fires, earthquakes, and other disasters; events such as World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago), Pan American Exposition (Buffalo, N.Y.), and Saint Louis World's Fair; portaits of Rutherford B. Hayes, Lucy Webb Hayes, Webb C. Hayes, and other family members and various notables such as William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt; cities, parks and other locations in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming, France, Germany, Italy, and elsewhere; scenes of war such as the Civil War, Spanish-American War, and the Boxer Rebellion; and interior photos of the White House
Senator John Heinz History Center
Records include council minutes, bills and receipts, petitions, contracts, election papers, correspondence, reports, ordinances, treasurer's warrants, and other sundry items. The records consist of general records and standing committee records that document the daily administration of the Council from 1816 until the mid 1870s
New-York Historical Society
Collection of land papers, receipts, bonds, church records, etc., 1727-1891, pertaining to Jamaica, Long Island, New York -- Documents include deeds, mortgages, quit claims, releases, bonds, and a few legal documents relating to properties in and resident of Jamaica, New York, including various members of the Smith, Amberman, Nostrand, Mills, Higbie, and other families of the area. Other items include a receipt book for money paid out from the estate of John Amberman, 1806 May-1806 Nov.; a warrant issued by Cadwallader Colden in 1761 to prepare the draft of a charter to incorporate the rector and inhabitants of Jamaica; transcripts of papers relating to the Established Church in Jamaica, 1704-1779 (mostly 1704-1735), from records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, including copies of letters from missionaries, government officials, wardens, and vestrymen; journal of appointments, 1817 July 7-1820 July 3, of an unidentified Methodist preacher (possibly ... Read More
New-York Historical Society
Scrapbook, April 27, 1901 - July 6, 1902, kept by W. Johnson Quinn, proprietor of the Allenhurst Inn of Allenhurst, N.J. The volume contains newspaper clippings and letters primarily relating to the Inn's destruction by fire on July 1, l901
New-York Historical Society
Diaries kept by Hone from 1828 to 1851 (the first volume was used as a notebook beginning in 1826, while Hone was mayor, until diary entries start May 1, 1828). Hone, a wealthy, prominent and cultured man, writes of the hundreds of prominent people with whom he came in contact: statesmen, artists, politicians, authors, businessmen, and others. He records the balls, dinners, and other entertainments he attends; national and local issues of the day; events in New York such as fires, riots, and visits of prominent foreigners; activities of the many cultural and philanthropic organizations which he assisted; his interest in newspapers, art, banks and banking, business conditions, railroads, and theatre; and his close involvement with the Whig Party. The notebook portion of the first volume includes texts of speeches he gave, lists of people "invited to dine", and copies of corresondence
Massachusetts Historical Society
Account book recording loans made by private citizens from Jan. - May 1787 for procuring supplies for the Mass. state militia engaged in suppressing Shays' Rebellion. Includes records of payments made to militia staff. Also documents charitable relief efforts made by a committee of religious societies in response to the Boston fire of 20 April 1787. Contains committee minutes, a list of buildings destroyed, assessments of individual losses, contributions received with donor signatures, and payments made to the most needy
Massachusetts Historical Society
Photographs of First Church (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.), a Congregational and later Unitarian church, and Winthrop Church (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.). (The First Church of Charlestown and the Winthrop Church merged in 1913). One cyanotype depicts Winthrop Church at its location on Green Street in Charlestown in 1896, taken by an unidentified photographer. There are also fourteen snapshot photographs that depict the fire at the First Church building on Green Street on Jan. 12, 1957 and its aftermath; the photographers are unknown
University of California, Berkeley
Pictures relating to California, mainly San Francisco Bay Area history, include: views of 1906 earthquake, interior of I.W. Taber photographic studio, Woodward's Gardens, portraits, and various scenes, Two daguerreotype portraits, one encased and embossed "E. Long," [Enoch Long?] and the other mounted on a piece of paper with penciled note "Expresses--Western, " are also present. Also included are two tintype portraits and one photograph of Black Bart
University of California, Berkeley
Collection includes views from Argentine, Kansas showing schools (attended by L. Bridgman?), portraits of classmates and teachers at Manhattan Ag. College (many cabinet cards and cartes de visite by George Burgoyne). Others show members of the Bridgman family. Photos of L. Bridgman at various stages of her life are included. Some photos show the Berkeley, Calif. fire of 1923 and the Berkeley Fire Department. One album includes circular snapshots [Kodak card photographs?] of the LeConte family as well as general views of Northern California. Most of the collection focuses on specific houses or projects designed by Lilian Bridgman, most in Berkeley. A few photos of Bridgman's own studio at 1715 La Loma (Berkeley) are also present