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Guide to the Oversize Manuscripts Collection
1648-2014
 MS OS

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Collection processed by Catherine Newton and Audrey Belanger, with ongoing additions by others.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 05, 2019
Finding Aid is written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Oversize Manuscripts Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1648-2014
Abstract: This collection is an "artificial collection'' of unrelated materials that are stored together due to their large size. The collection is organized into two series. Series I consists of oversize items that were donated or acquired individually, and are not part of a larger collection. This series is arranged by date. Series II is composed of oversize items that were accessioned as part of larger manuscript collections, but are physically located in oversize storage. These items are organized alphabetically by the name of the originating collection.
Quantity: 4.2 Linear feet
Location: "Small" oversize folders are stored in boxes (currently located on NS4), while "medium" and "large" oversize folders are stored in cabinet drawers (currently located on NS6 and NS12, respectively).
Language: Materials in this collection are generally in English with a few documents in Latin.
Call Phrase: MS OS

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Scope and Contents

This collection is an "artificial collection", meaning that it contains a variety of unrelated materials that have been grouped together according to size in order to facilitate storage and access. The collection includes a wide variety of formats and topics. It holds items of unrelated provenance that include: correspondence, official documents (deeds, wills, bonds, etc.), certificates, maps, drawings, blueprints, and photostats. While the majority of the materials are from New York state, there are also many documents originating in other areas of the United States. Because the dates of the materials in the collection range from 1648-1998, the collection encompasses a particularly large span of American history.

Many of the folders in the collection relate to important historical figures, including former presidents of the United States, military leaders, and influential New York families. Documents signed by the following presidents can be found in the collection: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, James Madison, Andrew Jackson, Martin VanBuren, James K. Polk, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Rutherford Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinely, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calivin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and Grover Cleveland. The collection also contains signatures of other influential historical figures, most notably those of Admiral Nelson, Napolean Bonaparte, Alexander Hamilton, and John Hancock.

Highlights from the collection include: documents relating to the Revolutionary War, documents relating to the Civil War, Society of Cincinnati certificates, the New York Loyalists' Address and the Loyalist Declaration of Dependence, Authorization for the Sale of Louisiana, Robert Fulton's steam engine drawings and ship drawings, Audubon bird descriptions and list, preliminary agreement and final contract between P.T. Barnum and Jenny Lind, signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, Kosciuszko drawings, and an execution warrant signed by George Washington.

Arrangement

The Oversize Manuscripts Collection is organized into two Series: "Individual Oversize Manuscripts" and "Oversize Manuscripts From Other Collections". The materials located in Series I were donated or aquired individually and are organized into chronological order according to date. The materials described in Series II belong to other archival collections, but must be stored seperately due to their large size. These items are organized alphabetically by the name of the originating collection.

"Small" oversize folders are arranged in boxes, while "medium" and "large" oversize folders are stored in cabinet drawers.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714
  • Audubon, John James, 1785-1851
  • Ericsson, John, 1803-1889
  • Erving, John, 1789-1862
  • Fulton, Robert (1765-1815)
  • Gates, Horatio
  • King, Charles, 1789-1867
  • Lamb, Martha J. (Martha Joanna), 1829-1893. History of the City of New York
  • Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887--Portraits
  • McDougall, Alexander, --1732-1786
  • Shepard, Helen Miller Gould
  • Thursby, Emma Cecilia, 1845-1931
  • Washington, George, --1732-1799
  • Watts, John
  • White, Richard Grant

Document Type

  • Diplomas
  • Correspondence.
  • Warrants
  • Technical drawings
  • Signatures (names)
  • Ship's logs
  • Sheet music
  • Registers (lists)
  • Property records
  • Poems
  • Petitions
  • Payrolls
  • Payroll records
  • Patents
  • Passports
  • Indentures
  • Genealogies
  • Financial Documents
  • Estate records
  • Certificates.
  • Blueprints
  • Autographs
  • Returns (military reports).
  • Charts
  • Commissions
  • Inventories
  • Journals (accounts).
  • Land grants
  • Deeds.
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Letters (correspondence).
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Marriage certificates
  • Membership lists.
  • Military Records
  • Muster Rolls
  • Clippings (information artifacts).
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Official documents
  • Orders (military records)

Subject Organizations

  • Brown Brothers Harriman

Subject Topics

  • Presidents -- United States.
  • Real property -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Historic buildings -- United States.
  • Historic sites -- United States.
  • Urban parks
  • Upper class -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • United States. Continental Army -- Pay, allowances, etc.
  • Steam-engines -- Drawings
  • Soldiers
  • Societies
  • Slaves -- Emancipation
  • Ships -- United States
  • Ships
  • Shipbuilding
  • Shipbuilding -- History
  • Riots -- New York (State)
  • Rationing -- United States
  • Prisoners -- New York (State)
  • Presidential candidates -- United States
  • Politicians
  • Patriotism
  • Insurance
  • Indians Of North America -- History
  • Historical societies
  • Genealogy & local history
  • Genealogy
  • Fulton, Robert -- 1765-1815 -- Exhibitions
  • Family
  • Estates
  • Elections
  • Deeds -- New York (State) -- Otsego County
  • Burr-Hamilton Duel, Weehawken, N.J., 1804
  • Biology -- Classification -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
  • Armies -- Officers
  • American loyalists -- New York (State) -- New York
  • American loyalists
  • Circus performers -- United States
  • City Hall Park (New York, N.Y.)
  • Clubs -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Decedents' estates
  • Decedents' estates -- New York (State)
  • Jails -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Land grants -- New York (State)
  • Land patents
  • Land titles -- New York (State)
  • Land titles -- New York (State) -- Otsego County
  • Marriage -- New York (State)
  • Military maneuvers
  • Military service, Voluntary -- United States
  • Military supplies -- New York (State)
  • Military training camps -- United States
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
  • Parks
  • Indians Of North America

Subject Places

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
  • Washington Square Park (New York, NY)
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States. Continental Army -- Supplies and stores
  • United States -- History
  • United States -- Politics and government.
  • Ulster County (N.Y.)
  • Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
  • Confederate States of America
  • New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Officers.
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Societies, etc.
  • Mohawk River Valley (N.Y.) -- History.

Family Name(s)

  • Van Cortlandt family
  • Walton Family
  • Watts family

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

Items that include presidential signatures will be presented to researchers in duplicate form.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to quote from this collection in a publication must be requested and granted in writing. Send permission requests, citing the name of the collection from which you wish to quote, to

Library Director
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Oversize Manuscripts Collection, MS OS, New-York Historical Society

Related Materials at the New-York Historical Society

The documents in Series II were accessioned as part of larger manuscript collections. Some of these manuscript collections are described in online finding aids. All manuscript collections have records in our online  catalog.

Some of the documents in Series I are also related by subject matter (and possibly provenance) to other archival material at the New-York Historical Society. Folders in Series I that contain material relating to other collections have "See Also" notes next to them in the folder list.

Processing Information

Initially processed by Audrey Belanger and Catherine Newton., Finding Aid by Catherine Newton. Additional items continue to be added and the finding aid updated.

Accruals Note

Items continue to be added to this collection.

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Container List

Series I. Individual Oversize Manuscripts, 1648-1942

Container 1     Title Date
Oversize: small [Y-1648, April] Melyen Papers- Mandamus

See Also:

AHMC- Melyen, Cornelius

1648 April 28
Oversize: small [Y-1651, January] Land Grant- Peter Stuyvesant to Manuel de Spangie, a free negro
1651 January 18
Oversize: small [Y-1667] Nicolls Richard Deed
1667
Oversize: small [Y-1672, May] John Howland Last Will and Testament
1672 May 29
Oversize: medium [Y-1677, September] Andros- Oyster Bay- Deed
1677 September 29
Oversize: small [Y-1680, June] Andros Patent
1680 June 4
Oversize: medium [Y-1685] Dongan's Patent - Queen's Village Manor
Oversize: medium [Y-1686] Dongan's Patent - Queen's Village Manor
1685
Oversize: small [Y-1686] Indian Deed
1686
Oversize: medium [Y-1687, August] Dudley, Sloughton, Buckley- Court of Admiralty
1687 August 18
Oversize: small [Y-1694, May] Lloyd Huddleston Deed
1694 May 16
Oversize: large [Y-1697] Petition of Cornelius Clausen
1697
Oversize: small [Y-1700] Indenture for sale of land on Broadway in lower Manhattan to the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the City of New York

Scope and Contents

Parchment deed. Land sold by five couples, being the heirs of Pieter Stoutenburgh (1613-1699): Tobias Stoutenburgh (bricklayer) and wife, Antio (or Annetie?); Evort Boyvanko, Esquire and wife, Wyntio; Isaac Stoutenburgh (carpenter) and wife, Noltio; Albortus Ringo (cordwainer) and wife, Jannotio(?); and William Waldron and wife, Engoltio(?). Deed signed with seals by all, with three of the wives using marks. Deed recorded January 22, 1700. Later note on reverse signed by Justice David Provoost and others dated October 29, 1701. Rough typescript and notes from donor are also in the folder. (Gift of Dr. William O'Keefe, October 2019.)

1700-1701
Oversize: small [Y-1703] Commissions to Hilton by Dudley
1703, 1704
Oversize: small [Y-1704] New York Colony Accounts- Customs
1704
Oversize: large [Y-1704] Rensselaerswyck
Oversize: medium [Y-1704, May-June] Rensselaerswyck
1704 May-June
Oversize: small [Y-1704] Rensselaerswyck
1704 June
Oversize: small [Y-1704, August] Petition to Queen Anne
1704 August 28
Oversize: small [Y-1705] Customs Account, New York
1705
Oversize: large [Y-1705, April] Land Patent
1705 April 19
Oversize: small [Y-1706, April] Rutherfurd Collection- Small Scrapbook #32

See Also:

Rutherfurd Collection

1706 April 5
Oversize: medium [Y-1708] Symes Patent
1708
Oversize: small [Y-1708, March] Thomas Wenham
1708 March 6
Oversize: medium [Y-1708, September] Praa-Crommelin Deed
1708 September 29
Oversize: small [Y-1712] Coroner's Inquests Re: 1712 Slave Revolt
1712
Oversize: medium [Y-1718, January] Deed- Abraham DePeyster to Samuel Bayard (Wall Street)
1718 January 3
Oversize: medium [Y-1718, May] Van Cortlandt Family- Deed

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1718 May 1
Oversize: small [Y-1718, May] Will of Henry Brevoort
1718 May 4
Oversize: small [Y-1718, July] Rutherfurd vol. 1, pg.11

See Also:

Rutherfurd Collection

1718 July 2
Oversize: medium [Y-1718, September] Latham-Cannon Indenture
1718 September 18
Oversize: small [Y-1720] Newkirk/Van Dam
1720
Oversize: large [Y-1720] Newkirk/Van Dam
1720
Oversize: large [Y-1720, March] Land Patent- Signed by Peter Schuyler
1720 March 17
Oversize: small [Y-1721] Land Deed b/w Anthony Holfaert and Rutgert Van Grunt
1721
Oversize: medium [Y-1722, March] Verplanck Indenture
1722 March 7
Oversize: large [Y-1722, April] Johnston Lease and Release to Van Horne
1722 April 16-17
Oversize: medium [Y-1723] Deed of Partition of the Mohawk Lands
1723
Oversize: medium [Y-1723] Indenture between William and Jane Sell
1723
Oversize: medium [Y-1723, August] DuPuy- Malleville Indenture
1723 August 9
Oversize: small [Y-1725] Deed of the Colony of Connecticut
1725
Oversize: medium [Y-1727, February] Searle-Pintard Indenture
1727 February 1
Oversize: large [Y-1732] Stephen Van Cortlandt

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1732
Oversize: large [Y-1732, October] Van Cortlandt Family- Deed

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1732 October 27
Oversize: large [Y-1733, August] Van Cortlandt Family- Chancery Deed

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1733 August 7
Oversize: large [Y-1733, November] Van Cortlandt Family Deeds

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1733 November 1-2
Oversize: medium [Y-1733, November] Van Cortlandt Family- Deed

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1733 November 12
Oversize: small [Y-1734] Lewis Morris Court Case Argued in London
1734
Oversize: small [Y-1735, July] Charter of the St. George's Church, Hempstead, Long Island
1735 July 23
Oversize: small [Y-1735, December] Indian Deed- Westenhook
1735 December 24
Oversize: small [Y-1736, May] Probate, Will of Theophilus Elsworth
1736 May 24
Oversize: large [Y-1742] Partition of the Stuyvesant Estate

See Also:

John Rutherfurd papers, 1726-1835 (bulk 1775-1835) ; Harlem papers, 1660-1879 (bulk [before 1800])

1742
Oversize: large [Y-1742, April] Ann Pritchard- Writ
1742 April 17
Oversize: medium [Y-1742, December] Indenture- Van Borssom Remsen
1742 December 17
Oversize: large [Y-1743, June] Exemplification of Land Patents of Robert Livingston
1743 June 1
Oversize: medium [Y-1744, May] Malleville- DeWint Deed
1744 May 18
Oversize: small [Y-1744, September] Appointment of James Delancey- Chief Justice
1744 September 14
Oversize: medium [Y-1745, February, March] Lease and Release- James Van Horne to Abraham Lodge- Lots in Dock Ward, New York City
1745 February 28, March 3
Oversize: medium [Y-1745, March] Lodge, Abraham- Conveyance to Van Horne (Two Lots- Dock Ward- NYC)
1745 March 17
Oversize: large [Y-1745, June] Bayard to Kennedy- Deeds
1745 June 7-8
Oversize: small [Y-1745, September] Levy, Isaac, Inventory
Oversize: medium [Y-1747] Van Cortlandt Family - Patent for Dutch Church

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1747
Oversize: medium [Y-1747] Ludlow, John and William
1747
Oversize: small [Y-1747, October] Appointment of James Delancey- Lieutenant Governor of New York
1747 October 27
Oversize: small [Y-1748, October] Probate of John Cannon's Will
1748 October 5
Oversize: medium [Y-1749, June] Van Cortlandt Family- Agreement

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1749 June 12
Oversize: small [Y-1749, December] Alexander vs. Timothy Meeker (Alexander Papers)

See Also:

Alexander papers, 1668-1818 (bulk 1717-1786)

1749 December 1
Oversize: small [Y-1753] Deed and Map- Cooper Property- Oyster Bay, L.I.
1753
Oversize: large [Y-1753, February] Letters Patent of George the Second to Van Cortlandt

See Also:

Van Cortlandt family papers, 1688-1846

1753 February 19
Oversize: large [Y-1758] Commission to Try Pirates
1758
Oversize: large [Y-1759, March] Montgomery Ward- Lease
1759 March 29
Oversize: small [Y-1760, October] Broadside (From Colden Papers)

See Also:

Cadwallader Colden Papers, 1677-1832 (bulk 1711-1775)

1760 October 27
Oversize: small [Y-1761, May] Muster Roll
1761 May 19
Oversize: large [Y-1761, May] White and Crawford Patent
1761 May 13
Oversize: medium [Y-1762, January] Van Ranst- Deed
1762 January 3
Oversize: small [Y-1763] Yates, Christopher- Mohawk River- Canajoharie Patent
1763
Oversize: large [Y-1763] Maershalk Map (From Henry Barclay and Family Land Papers)

See Also:

Henry Barclay and family land papers, 1764-1834

1763
Oversize: medium [Y-1763, January] Rapalje- Deed
1763 January 22
Oversize: small [Y-1765] Deed of Conveyance for Land in Nassau b/w Denys and Crepser
1765
Oversize: small [Y-1766] North Carolina (From Bv North Carolina Hawks Papers)

See Also:

Francis L. Hawks papers, 1833-1866

1766
Oversize: small [Y-1766, May] Sons of Liberty
1766 May 31
Oversize: medium [Y-1768] Indenture b/w George and Cary Ludlow
1768
Oversize: large [Y-1768, May] Lupton, Swits, Schuyler Indenture
1768 May 16
Oversize: medium [Y-1769, March] Rivington, Van Horne, McEvers- Tripartite Agreement
1769 March 8
Oversize: large [Y-1769, March] Rivington, Van Horne, McEvers- Tripartite Agreement
1769 March 8
Oversize: small [Y-1769, March] Remsen
1769 March 18
Oversize: small [Y-1769, April] Staats Long Morris Release
1769 April 4
Oversize: medium [Y-1769, May] DeLancey Deed
1769 May 5
Oversize: large [Y-1769, September] Charter
1769 September 29
Oversize: medium [Y-1771] Petition to Lord Dunmore
1771
Oversize: small [Y-1771, March] Kayaderosseras Patent [Field] book
1771
Oversize: large [Y-1771, June] N.Y. Hospital- Charter
1771 June 13
Oversize: large [Y-1772, December] Beekman Family- Deed

See Also:

Beekman Family Papers

1772 December 1
Oversize: medium [Y-1773, February] Farmer, Samuel- Deed
1773 February 2
Oversize: large [Y-1773, March] Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
1773 March 9
Oversize: large [Y-1773, March] Charter of Christ Church- Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
1773 March 9
Oversize: small [Y-1773, May] Kayaderosseras Patent [Field] Book
1773
Oversize: medium [Y-1774] Verplanck, Samuel- Deeds
1774
Oversize: small [Y-1774, March] Deed- Flushing
1774 March 26
Oversize: small [Y-1774, April] Waldron, Adolph- Ferry Lease
1774 April 12
Oversize: small [Y-1774, May] Facsimile- Letter from New York to Massachusetts
1774 May 23
Oversize: small [Y-1774, October] Varick, Richard- Attorney at Law
1774 October 21
Oversize: small [Y-1774-1775] Remsen Invoice Book
1774-1775
Oversize: small [Y-1775, August] Beekman Release
1775 August 11
Oversize: medium [Y-1776, February] Watts, Robert and John- Deed
1776 February 20
Oversize: small [Y-1776] New York Loyalists Address to Lord and General Howe and Sir Tryon, 948 Signers (a.k.a. Black List, Tory List)
1776
Oversize: small [Y-1776, November] Loyalist Declaration of Dependence- Photostat Copy with Photos
1776 November 28
Oversize: large [Y-1776, November] The New York Loyalist Declaration of Dependence
1776 November 28
Oversize: medium [Y-1777] Enlistment Roll, 1st Ind. Co. NY Rangers (MM Benson)
circa 1777
Oversize: small [Y-1777, July] Return of Ordinance and Stores at Ticonderoga (Gates Papers)

See Also:

Horatio Gates Papers (1750-1780)

1777 July 4
Oversize: small [Y-1779] Order of Battle, etc.- Sullivan's Expedition (Swartwout Papers)

See Also:

Barnardus Swartwout papers, 1777-1783, 1824

1779
Oversize: small [Y-1779-1780] Drawings of General Stark's Brigade's Winter Quarters Near West Point
1779-1780
Oversize: medium [Y-1779, 1780] Letters of Marque and Reprisal
1779 February 9; 1780 May 17
Oversize: medium [Y-1780] Waggon Dept. Returns
1780
Oversize: small [Y-1782] Nelson, Horatio- Letter and Illustration
1782
Oversize: small [Y-1783] Return of Officers Entitled to Draw Forage
1783
Oversize: medium [Y-1783, January] Letter of Marque
1783 January 2
Oversize: medium [Y-1784, May] Return- West Point (From Sebastian Bauman Papers)

See Also:

Sebastian Bauman Correspondence, 1775-1795 (bulk 1779-1781)

1784 May 31
Oversize: medium [Y-1784, June, July] Watts, Robert and John- Deeds
1784 June 16, July 1
Oversize: small [Y-1784, June] Rumbout Patent and Copy
1784 June 25
Oversize: medium [Y-1784, December] Deed- Van Cortlandt Family

See Also:

Van Cortlandt Family Papers (1687-1831)

1784 December 15
Oversize: small [Y-1785] Society of Cincinnati- Howe, Bezaleel

See Also:

Bezaleel Howe Papers

1785
Oversize: medium [Y-1785, December] Samuel B. Webb and James Fairlie- Membership Certificate, Society of Cincinnati

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1785 December 10
Oversize: small [Y-1786] Deed Between Executors of Yates and Glen
1786
Oversize: small [Y-1786, February] Watts, Robert and John- Deed
1786 February 19
Oversize: medium [Y-1786, February] Heyward, Thomas- Power of Attorney
1786 February 6
Oversize: medium [Y-1786, May] John Laurance Estate

See Also:

John Laurance Papers

1786 May
Oversize: medium [Y-1786, May] Deed- William P. Smith
1786 May 5
Oversize: medium [Y-1786, May] Indenture re Elizabeth Carpender's Will and Estate
1786 May 6
Oversize: large [Y-1786, June] Grant to Steuben from N.Y. State
1786 June 27
Oversize: small [Y-1786, August] Land patent to Cornelius Ray, signed by George Clinton
1786 August 14
Oversize: small [Y-1787, March] Petition of Garret Rapezje et al.
1787 March 5
Oversize: large [Y-1787, April] Mutual Assurance (Original)
1787, April 3
Oversize: large [Y-1787, December] Barclay Indenture
1787 December 25
Oversize: medium [Y-1788] Verplanck, Samuel- Deeds
1788
Oversize: small [Y-1788] Rivington, James- Mortgage
1788 March 4
Oversize: small [Y-1789, April] Greenwood Family, Coat of Arms (description of museum object 1969.4)
1789 April 11
Oversize: large [Y-1789, September] Watts, John- Exemption of Will
1789 September 16
Oversize: medium [Y-1790, July] Land Grant- Brutus Township, Montgomery Co.
1790 July 8
Oversize: small [Y-1792] U.S. Treasury Dept. Accounts
circa 1792
Oversize: small [Y-1792, January] Albany Library Petition
1792 January 31
Oversize: medium [Y-1792, June] Watts, John Jr.- Deed
1792 June 25
Oversize: medium [Y-1792, December] Randall Fire Insurance Policy
1792 December 12
Oversize: medium [Y-1793] Bowne and Robinson
1793
Oversize: small [Y-1793] Indenture between Aaron Burr and Roger Strong for land in New Jersey
1793
Oversize: small [Y-1793, March] Wygant- Deed
1793 March 28
Oversize: large [Y-1795] Exemplification of the Will of Archibald Kennedy
1795
Oversize: large [Y-1795, October] Noble to Lawrence and Fish- Deed
1795 October 21
Oversize: small [Y-1796, March] Rutgers, Robert- Commission
1796 March 31
Oversize: medium [Y-1797, February] Chassanis, Peter
1797 February 15
Oversize: small [Y-1799, January] Grant to Lawrence
1799 January 7
Oversize: small [Y-1799, January] Bond for William Sing
1799 January 10
Oversize: small [Y-1800, February] Grant to Lawrence
1800 February 19
Oversize: medium [Y-1800, November] Hoosick Indenture
1800 November 24
Oversize: medium [Y-1801, August] A List of Prisoners Confined in a City Jail, NY
1801 August 26
Oversize: small [Y-1802, October] Corporation for the Relief of Widows
1802 October 16
Oversize: medium [Y-1803] Authorization for the Sale of Louisiana (Contains Napoleon's Signature)
1803
Oversize: medium [Y-1803] Log of Ship Geo, Barclay
1803
Oversize: small [Y-1803, October] Estate of James Duane
1803 October 11
Oversize: small [Y-1803, December] Remsen, John- Christmas Poem
1803 December 25
Oversize: small [Y-1805] Tompkins Appointment to Judge

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1805
Oversize: medium [Y-1806 February] Deed for land in New York City from the estate of James Lawrence
1806
Oversize: small [Y-1806] Land Deed between Smith, Denyse Family, and Stewart
1806
Oversize: small [Y-1807] Patents and Descriptions- Orange Webb (Contains Presidential Signature)

Conditions Governing Access

Contains Presidential Signature.

circa 1807
Oversize: medium [Y-1807] Fulton, Robert- Steam Engine Drawing
1807
Oversize: medium [Y-1807, April] Crew Lists
1807 April
Oversize: small [Y-1808, February] Fulton, Robert- (Clermont)

See Also:

Robert R. Livingston Papers

1808 February 2
Oversize: medium [Y-1808, October] Fulton, Robert- Drawing- (Raritan)
1808 October 22
Oversize: small [Y-1809, March] Ships "Astrea" and "Thomas"
1809 March
Oversize: small [Y-1809, September] Brig Statira Sea Letter
1809 September 19
Oversize: small [Y-1810] James Lawrence
1810
Oversize: medium [Y-1811, February] Corporation for the Relief of Widows
1811 February 1
Oversize: large [Y-1812, April] White and Haydock- Marriage
1812 April 9
Oversize: medium [Y-1812, June] Indenture- Elizabeth Hamilton
1812 June 9
Oversize: large [Y-1813, January] Cutting and Fulton
1813 January 25
Oversize: small [Y-1813, June] Commission of Charles Wardell as 1st Lieutenant of 2nd Troop, 3rd Regiment, 1st Brigade of Artillery
1813 June 29
Oversize: medium [Y-1814, April] Bloomingdale Reformed Church
1814 April 29
Oversize: small [Y-1814, December] Commission
1814 December 10
Oversize: small [Y-1816] Washington College- William Nisbit
1816
Oversize: small [Y-1817] Patents and Descriptions- Orange Webb (Contains Presidential Signature)

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

circa 1817
Oversize: small [Y-1819] Grim- Notes on City Hall (Photostats)
1819
Oversize: medium [Y-1819] Grim- Notes on City Hall (Originals)
1819
Oversize: medium [Y-1823] Peter Smith Conveyance
1823
Oversize: large [Y-1823, May] Corporation for the Relief of Widows
1823 May 3
Oversize: small [Y-1829] Ship Extio
1829
Oversize: small [Y-1829, August] Maxwell, Hugh
1829 August 22
Oversize: small [Y-1831] John James Audubon Bird Descriptions

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Thomas Perry, Jr., 1983 or 1984

1831
Oversize: medium [Y-1833, December] Resolution of Anti-Slavery Convention
1833 December 6
Oversize: medium [Y-1834] Riots
1834
Oversize: small [Y-1835, October] Isaac Bush Letter
1835 October 30
Oversize: small [Y-1835, November] Whaleman's Shipping Paper
1835 November
Oversize: small [Y-1836, January] John Parker Certificate- Texas
1836 January 26
Oversize: small [Y-1836, July] Peake, Frederick L.
1836 July 1
Oversize: large [Y-1837] Audubon, John James- List of Birds of America
1837
Oversize: medium [Y-1839, November 20] Corporation for Relief of Widows
1839 November 20
Oversize: small [Y-1840] U.S. Navy Fire Bill
1840
Oversize: small [Y-1840, December] Election Certificate
1840 December 2
Oversize: small [Y-1844] Meteorological Register
1844
Oversize: medium [Y-1845] Breed and Bowne- Certificate of Marriage
1845
Oversize: small [Y-1845] Meteorological Register
1845
Oversize: small [Y-1846] Meteorological Register
1846
Oversize: small [Y-1848] Meteorological Register
1848
Oversize: medium [Y-1850] Coroner's Account
1850
Oversize: small [Y-1850, January, September] Lind-Barnum Preliminary Agreement and Final Contract
1850 January 9, September 14
Oversize: medium [Y-1853] Brown, Jesse- Diploma
1853
Oversize: small [Y-1853, October] Castle Garden- Poem
1853 October
Oversize: small [Y-1856] Schwartzwalder, Ameia
1856
Oversize: small [Y-1857] Subscription List to the Numismatical History of the U.S.
1857
Oversize: small [Y-1858] Marriage Certificate- Salem H. Smith and Lucy Bassler
1858
Oversize: medium [Y-1860] Certificate that Accompanied Bullet Mold
1860
Oversize: medium [Y-1861] Wilde, Edward S.
1861
Oversize: small [Y-1861, July] Murray, Robert
1861 July 22
Oversize: medium [Y-1862] Ericsson, John- Resolution by New York State Assembly

See Also:

NHSC- John Ericsson Collection, 1831-1893 (bulk 1862-1888)

1862
Oversize: medium [Y-1862, May] Sketch of a Military Reconnaissance- Portsmouth

See Also:

NHSC- General James Barnes Collection, 1827-1993

1862 May 27-29
Oversize: small [Y-1862] Map of the Rebel Intrenched Camp near Norfolk

See Also:

NHSC- General James Barnes Collection, 1827-1993

1862
Oversize: small [Y-1862] National Academy of Design
1862
Oversize: small [Y-1863] Emancipation Proclamation (Leland-Boker Autographed Edition)

Conditions Governing Access

Contains Presidential Signature

1863
Oversize: small [Y-1863, March] Swartwout, George H.

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1863 March 17
Oversize: small [Y-1863, December] Couring, Rufus B.- Attorney Appointment
1863 December 8
Oversize: small [Y-1864, May] National Academy of Design
1864 May 11
Oversize: medium [Y-undated] My Friends at Libby Prison [certificate signed by prisoners]
circa 1860s
Oversize: large [Y-1865, April] NYC Chamber of Commerce- Memorial to A. Lincoln
1865 April 22
Oversize: small [Y-1865 May] Presidential Pardons of Confederate Soldiers (George Cronan, N.S. Rector, R.A. Rutherford)
1865 May 5, 12
Oversize: medium [Y-1867] Sturges Testimonial
1867
Oversize: medium [Y-1871] Key, Calvin Jones- Diplomas
1871
Oversize: medium [Y-1872, May] Meteorological Record
1872 May 29
Oversize: medium [Y-1874, November] Sigel, Franz- Testimonial
1874 November 18
Oversize: small [Y-1875] Isaac Peck Family Papers

See Also:

Isaac Peck family papers, 1799-1907 (bulk 1830-1890)Emma Thursby papers, 1706-1940 (bulk 1880-1920

1875
Oversize: large [Y-1878] Crommelin Family Tree
Oversize: small [Y-1879] Thursby, Emma

See Also:

Emma Thursby papers, 1706-1940 (bulk 1880-1920)

1879
Oversize: medium [Y-1880] Osgood, Harris and Co.
1880
Oversize: medium [Y-1883] Stevens, J.A.- Evacuation Day Celebration

See Also:

Papers, 1811-1885- John Austin Stevens

1883
Oversize: small [Y-1884] Electoral Votes
1884
Oversize: medium [Y-1885] Mabbott, J. Milton
1885
Oversize: small [Y-1885] Thursby, Emma

See Also:

Emma Thursby papers, 1706-1940 (bulk 1880-1920)

1885
Oversize: medium [Y-1886] New York State Society of Cincinnati- Howe, George B.
1886
Oversize: small [Y-1893] Ward, Aaron - Certificate, Society of Colonial Wars
Oversize: small [Y-1896, May] Austin, Mary North
1896 May 12
Oversize: small [Y-1898] Sherman, Thomas G. - Passport
1898 June 18
Oversize: small [Y-1899, March] Helen M. Gould

See Also:

Helen Miller Gould Shepard papers, 1814-1941

1899 March 24
Oversize: medium [Y-1900] Tuller, Loren W.- Military Certificate
1900
Oversize: medium [Y-1904] Helen M. Gould, China Testimonial

See Also:

Helen Miller Gould Shepard papers, 1814-1941

1904
Oversize: small [Y-1905, December] Bonaparte, Charles Joseph
1905 December 7
Oversize: small [Y-1907-1908] Sara Hoexter Blumenthal

See Also:

Sara Hoexter Blumenthal papers, 1910-1951

1907-1908
Oversize: small [Y-1914, December] Harbord, James

Related Materials

James Harbord Papers and BV Harbord

1914 December 31
Oversize: small [Y-1919] Arthur M. Anderson
1919
Oversize: small [Y-1931] Gardner Institute (New York) diploma to Nina Woods Parke

Scope and Contents

Certificate awarded for the completion of studies in the College Preparatory Course. Signed by principal Mary Elizabeth Masland. Stamped with seal that reads "The Gardner School, 1857." With tied ribbon that was presumably used to hold the document in rolled form. (Historical note: Also know as the Gardner School for Girls, the organization was founded in 1857. At the time of this certificate, and since 1916, it was located at 11 East 51st Street in New York City. Masland had been its principal since 1910. The Institute closed in 1949.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Nina Hill Hopkins, September 2018.

1931 June 5
Oversize: small [Y-1942] Zenger Memorial Fund
1942
Oversize: small [Y-undated] Rules of NYC Firemen
Undated

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Series II. Oversize Manuscripts From Other Collections, 1714-2006

Container 1     Title Date
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Arndt, Abraham] Commision to Abraham Arndt Esqauire as first Judge of the County of Montgomery
1801 January 24
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Ashmun, George] Portrait and letter
1841 November 6, undated
Oversize: large [Y-AHMC Brookes Family] Deeds and mortgages
1751-1802
Oversize: large [Y-AHMC Brooklyn, NY] Abstract of Title, Maps
1801-1856
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Brookman, Thomas] Writ
1762
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Buffalo, NY] Improvement of Roads, Accounts
1812-1814
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Buffalo, NY] Harbor Construction, Payroll
1838-1839
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Charlotte County, N.Y.] Land Grant
1772
Oversize: large [Y-AHMC Coenties Slip] Deeds
1756-1792
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Colebrooke & Rogers] Account book
1729
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Cooper, Isaac] Deed for land in Bangor
1815
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Cothonneau, William] Estate inventory
1718
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Davey, Peter] Eagle Fire Company Insurance Policy
1806
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Eaton, Charles P] Photograph (2 copies)
undated
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Howell, Jacob] Receipt roll of Howell's Company, Farrington's Regiment
1814 October 22
Oversize: medium [Y-AHMC Jamaica (West Indies)] Indenture between Eilardus Westerlo, Catherine Westerlo, and Richard Grant, for a sugar plantation
1784 July 6
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Johnson, William M.] Map and deed
1845
Oversize: medium [Y-AHMC Kroaker] Handwritten newspaper from Lyme, Conn.
1873
Oversize: medium [Y-AHMC Long Island City (New York, N.Y.)] Lawrence family deeds
1639-1759
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC McConnell, James] Legal documents for assignment of a judgment
1816 August 26
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC McFarlan, Robert] Commission as judge in the Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County, N.Y.
1798 March 27
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC McKune, Robert] Letters patent as a repacker, inspector of beef and culler of staves in Orange County, N.Y.]
1803 January 15
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Melyn Papers] Mandamus
1648 April 25
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Morse, Samuel F.B.] Drawing of first register for Morse's magnetic telegraph)

General Note

Drawn and signed by John Stokell, New York. Signed as presented to N-YHS by William Davis, July 1852.

1846
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Mott, Valentine] Diplomas & certificates, 1806-1833 [4 items: one in folder + three in frames]
1806-1833
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Smith, John (active 18th century)] Family papers
1774-1801
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Stevens, William H.] Appointment as Consul General

Access Restrictions

Contains President William McKinley's signature. Includes two envelopes.

1901 May 13
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Stuyvesant deed] Peter Stuyvesant deed to Govert Loockermans

Scope and Contents

Includes a frame made of wood from the famed pear tree Stuyvesant planted at what became the northeast corner of Third Avenue and East 13th Street in Manhattan. For fuller details, and to request these items for research, read their catalog record .

1664 May 20
Oversize: small [Y-AHMC Wood, Fernando] "To the People of Louisiana, their Executive and Representatives . . . " (appointment and certification of New York City's Commissioners to the South)
1861 January 29
Oversize: medium [Y-AHMC Yorkville Clock], Neighbors Restoring the Historic Yorkville Clock records

Scope and Contents

Folder 3 of 3. Includes the three elevations and detail plans for the clock refurbishment prepared by Historical Arts & Casting.

1998
Oversize: small [Y- Arnold, Abraham and Percy]

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1897-1918
Oversize: small, medium, large [Y-Astor Family Papers]

Other Finding Aids

See Astor Family Papers finding aid for further information on oversize manuscripts from this collection.

1790-1877
Oversize: small, medium, large [Y-Banyar Family Papers]

Other Finding Aids Note

See Goldsboro Banyar and Banyar Family Papers finding aid for further information on oversize materials from this collection.

Oversize: small [Y-Belknap, Waldron Papers] Documents
1816-1843
Oversize: medium [Y-Belknap, Waldron Papers] Print of Government House
1902
Oversize: medium [Y-Bernheimer, Charles L. Papers, MS 58]

Scope and Contents

Oversize items from the Charles L. Bernheimer papers, MS 58. See the finding aid for that collection for content description.

1916-1936
Oversize: small [Y-Bowers Family Papers]
1748-1777
Oversize: medium [Y-Bowers Family Papers] Genealogy Materials
1944, Undated
Oversize: large [Y-Bowers Family Papers] Leases
1714-1789
Oversize: medium [Y-Bradish, Luther. Papers, MS 71] Various documents (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

2 folders of oversize documents from the Bradish papers, MS 71; see the Bradish finding aid for details.

1800s
Oversize: medium [Y-Brown Brothers Harriman] 100th Anniversary Dinner Seating Plan
1925 December 18
Oversize: medium [Y-Brown Brothers Harriman] Group Portrait, US/UK Conference; Exterior Photos BBH Building
1941, c.1960
Oversize: large [Y-Brown Brothers Harriman] Headstone Plans- Greenwood Cemetery
1939
Oversize: medium [Y-Brown Brothers Harriman] James Crosby Brown Estate
1934
Oversize: medium [Y-Brown Brothers Harriman] Mary Brown's Estate, Will, Maps
1922-1927
Oversize: medium [Y-Brown Brothers Harriman] National City Bank Building Plans
1929 January
Oversize: medium [Y-Brown Brothers Harriman] New Wall Street Building: Delano Correspondence- Plans
1923-1926
Oversize: medium [Y-Brown Brothers Harriman] W. Averill Harriman- Chicago Sun Tribune: 21st Birthday Feature
1911 April 27
Oversize: large [Y-Browne Family Papers] Deeds
1751-1802
Oversize: medium [Y-Caledonian Club] Photographs
Oversize: small [Y-Canon-Cannon-Canoune] Correspondence
1906-1909
Oversize: small [Y-Canon-Cannon-Canoune] Newspaper Clippings
1932-1953
Oversize: small [Y-Certificates] Mechanick Society- John Cameron
1803
Oversize: small [Y-Certificates] Miscellaneous
1795-1968
Oversize: small [Y-Certificates] Miscellaneous
1862-1967
Oversize: medium [Y-Certificates] Miscellaneous
1872-1908
Oversize: small [Y-Certificates] German Society of N.Y.
1785 October 3
Oversize: small [Y-Certificates] Garibaldi Statue in Washington Square Park
1888
Oversize: large [Y-Certificates] Post
1835-1864
Oversize: small [Y-Certificates] Post
1864-1921
Oversize: large [Y-Certificates] U.S.S. Wasp / H.M.S. Frolic
1812 December 31
Oversize: small [Y-Clark, Donald F., Collection] Deeds for Kingston, NY
1717 February 20; 1722 March 2
Oversize: medium [Y-Clark, Donald F., Collection] Americae Pars Meridionalis (map)
circa 1650
Oversize: small [Y-Coke, John A. Papers] Book Recording Circulars
1863-1864
Oversize: small [Y-Coke, John A. Papers] Endorsement Book
1864-1865
Oversize: small [Y-Coke, John A. Papers] List of Retails and Exemptions, Richmond County, 13th Congressional District
1862 December
Oversize: medium [Y-Confederate States of America] Confederate Army Records
1861-1865
Oversize: small [Y-Cunningham, Bill. MS 3137]

Scope and Contents

Oversize items from the Bill Cunningham collection, MS 3137. See the finding aid for that collection for content description.

1998-2014
Oversize: small [Y-Carole De Saram Papers (MS 3059)]

Scope and Contents

See finding aid for Carole De Saram papers (MS 3059) for details on oversize content.

1978-2006
Oversize: medium [Y-Delafield Family] Photostats
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-Drive to Protect the Ladies Mile Historic District] Supporting Research, book proofs and article (4 folders)
Oversize: small [Y- Duane Family Papers] Leases, Duanesburg
1765-1797
Oversize: small [Y- Duane Family Papers] Leases, Duanesburg
1803-1837
Oversize: small [Y- Duane Family Papers] Surrenders and Grants, Duanesburg
1791-1831
Oversize: small [Y- Duane Family Papers] Legal papers and notes, Duanesburg
Undated
Oversize: medium [Y- Duane Family Papers] Legal documents and papers, Princetown, Albany County
1765
Oversize: medium [Y- Duane Family Papers] Legal documents and papers, Princetown, Albany County
1731-1748
Oversize: medium [Y- Duane Family Papers] Legal documents and papers, Ulster County
1735-1754
Oversize: medium [Y- Duane Family Papers] Legal documents and papers, Socialborough
1767-1775
Oversize: small [Y-Elmira 1948 Election Study (MS 196)] Maps (2 of 2)
1948
Oversize: medium [Y-Erving-King Papers] Documents
1804-1931, Undated
Oversize: large [Y-Erving-King Papers] Geneological Charts
Undated
Oversize: large [Y-Erving-King Papers] Maps
1789-1934, Undated
Oversize: medium [Y-Facsimilies] Miscellaneous
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-Fairchild, Charles S.] Diplomas and Photograph
1887-1929
Oversize: small [Y-Falk, Myron, Papers (MS 3047)]

Scope and Contents Note

Includes various oversize items from the Myron Falk papers. See the Falk finding aid for details.

1923-1944
Oversize: large [Y-Falk, Myron, Papers (MS 3047)]

Scope and Contents Note

Includes various oversize items from the Myron Falk papers. See the Falk finding aid for details.

1913-1930
Oversize: small [Y-Goldstone, Harmon Hendricks]
1941-1985
Oversize: small [Y-Fox,Gustavus Vasa Collection] Commissions, Certificate of Appointment, and Passport

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1852-1871
Oversize: large [Y-Friend of City Hall Park]
1998
Oversize: small [Y-Fulton, Robert Papers] Indenture with Christiana Morris for property on Reed Street
1810 May 30
Oversize: small [Y-Gates, Horatio Papers] Commission
1775 June 19
Oversize: small [Y-Gates, Horatio Papers] Pay and Rations of the U.S. Army
1776 December 31
Oversize: small [Y-Gates, Horatio Papers] Returns
1778 July-October
Oversize: medium [Y-Gates, Horatio Papers] Resolutions of Harvard, 18 June 1779
Oversize: small [Y-Gates, Horatio Papers] Society of Cincinnati

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1785 December 10
Oversize: medium [Y-Guion Family Papers (MS 3013)]

Scope and Contents Note

See the finding aid for the Guion family papers (MS 3013) for item content.

1892, 1898, Undated
Oversize: medium [Y-Dr. Charles Hale] Certificates
1827-1834
Oversize: small [Y-Joanna Hallett] Grace A. Wixom Diplomas
1899-1909
Oversize: small [Y-Hare Family Papers] Diplomas and Photos- Montgomery Hale
1870-1932
Oversize: small [Y-Jacob Harvey Family Papers (MS 306)]

Scope and Contents Note

Includes Supplement to the Dublin Evening Post (26 March 1946), the Dublin Evening Post (31 July 1847), and U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey map of the Vanderbilt Mansion Historic Site in New York (stamped 1st Proof, June 1947).

1846-1847, 1947
Oversize: medium [Y-Shirley Hayes Papers] Washington Square Park
undated
Oversize: large [Y-Hendricks Family Papers (MS 295)] Belleville Copper Photograph
undated
Oversize: large [Y-Horticultural Society of New York Records (MS 3033)]

Scope and Contents Note

Includes oversize items from the Hort collection: New York Flower Show and other posters, floor plans of the New York Coliseum and other plans related to the Flower Shows, and a set of plans for the Vanderlip estate.

1960s-1996
Oversize: medium [Y-Hyde, James Hazen, Papers. MS 319]

Scope and Contents

Poster, in French, for event at Nantes at which Hyde spoke. This is folder 2 of 2 of material. The first folder includes Hyde's remarks. See the finding aid for the Hyde papers.

1917
Oversize: small [Y-Itzler Collection] Certificates

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1860-1929
Oversize: medium [Y-Kendrick, Henry L.]

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1831-1868
Oversize: small [Y-King, Rufus papers] Appointments, commissions, and other documents issued to Rufus and John Alsop King. 15 items.

Access Restrictions

Contains presidential signatures, among them George Washington and John Adams.

1796-1825
Oversize: small [Y-Kosciuszko Plans] Hospital Plans

See Also:

Alexander McDougall papers, 1756-1795 (bulk 1776-1782)

1782
Oversize: medium [Y-Louis Kuhn] Certificates
1875-1881
Oversize: small [Y-Martha J. Lamb Papers] Art
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-Martha J. Lamb Papers] Certificates
1888-1889, Undated
Oversize: small [Y-Martha J. Lamb Papers] Christmas Songs and List
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-John Laurance Papers] Appointment of John Laurance as Judge of the New York District Court

Conditions Governing Access

Contains Presidential Signature

1794 May 6
Oversize: small [Y-Le Boutillier Family Papers] Artwork and Portfolio
undated
Oversize: medium [Y-Lefferts-Wetherill Family Papers] Certificates and printed material

Scope and Contents Note

Folder contains mounted Civil War documents of Tennessee Union soldier Joseph B. Wetherill (including Oath of Allegiance to the United States); Samuel Wetherill's certificate of membership in the Zelosophic Society; John Wetherill's appointment as a delegate to the Antietam Battlefield Board; and several other appointments and certificates.

1848-1919
Oversize: small [Y-Lefferts Wetherill Family Papers] Certificate in latin issued to Samuel Wetherill
undated
Oversize: small [Y-Lockman, DeWitt M.] Inventory (Christian) Books
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-Low, Fleming, and King family papers (MS 3091)]

Scope and Contents

Commission of Cornelius Low King as First Lieutenant in the 14th Regiment of Infantry. Signed by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Simon Cameron. (Gift of Noëlle King and the King Family, 2019.)

1861 August 17
Oversize: small [Y-Luce, Henry, Papers. (MS 3014)] (10 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes various oversize items from the Henry R. Luce papers. See the Luce finding aid for details.

1939-1965
Oversize: medium [Y-Luce, Henry, Papers. (MS 3014)] (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes various oversize items from the Henry R. Luce papers. See the Luce finding aid for details.

1912-1913, 1941
Oversize: large [Y-Luce, Henry, Papers. (MS 3014)]

Scope and Contents Note

Includes various oversize items from the Henry R. Luce papers. See the Luce finding aid for details.

circa 1933-1949
Oversize: small [Y-Martin Family] Certificates
1890-1925
Oversize: small [Y-McAneny Collection] Photographs
undated
Oversize: small [Y-McBean Collection] Apple, Vauderburgh, Bickley Indenture
1715 June 2
Oversize: small [Y-McBean Collection] Gilbert Livingston Commission
1769 August 9
Oversize: medium [Y-McBean Collection] Indentures
1785 December
Oversize: medium [Y-McBean Collection] Land Grant- Remsen and Brinckerhoff, signed by George Clinton
1786 May 12
Oversize: small [Y-McBean Collection] Morris Deed
1772 May 25
Oversize: small [Y-McBean Collection] Muhlenburgh Deed
1759 January 15
Oversize: small [Y-McBean Collection] Morris Commission- Superintendant of Roads
1799 February 26
Oversize: small [Y-McComb Papers] Orders for Marble for City Hall
1808
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Documents
1780-1781
Oversize: medium [Y-McDougall Papers] Documents
1756-1772
Oversize: medium [Y-McDougall Papers] Documents
1776
Oversize: medium [Y-McDougall Papers] Documents
1777
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Inventories and Letters
1782-1786
Oversize: large [Y-McDougall Papers] Kosciuszko Drawings of West Point Forts and Returns
1779, Undated
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Letters, List of Officers, Death Warrant

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature

1778
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Morning Reports
1776 May
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Muster Rolls and Pay Extract
1776 May
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Muster Rolls and Pay and Sick Reports
1776 June
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Morning Reports
1776 June
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Morning Reports
1776 July-August
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Muster Rolls and Pay Reports
1776 July
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Muster Rolls and Pay Reports
1776 August
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Muster Rolls and Pay Reports
1776 September
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Muster Rolls and Pay Reports
1776 October
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Muster Rolls and Pay Reports
1776 November
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Muster Rolls and Pay Reports
1776 December
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Non-Importation Agreement Papers
1770
Oversize: small [Y-McDougall Papers] Report of the Barrack Guard and Monthly Return
1775
Oversize: medium [Y-McDougall Papers] Returns and Letters
1779
Oversize: large [Y-McKesson Papers] Roll of persons taking Oath of Allegiance (Jewish names)
1741
Oversize: medium [Y-McVickar Family] Diplomas and Certificates
1865-1908
Oversize: medium [Y-Mitchell, Edward] Certificates
1890 January 27
Oversize: medium [Y-Murra, Laura Shaw. MS 3142]. Posters

Scope and Contents

Oversize posters from Murra collection on feminism (MS 3142); see that finding aid for item list.

1992-2003
Oversize: small [Y-Nathan, Edgar J, Jr. MS 438] (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

See Edgar J. Nathan Papers finding aid for details of content.

1876-1961
Oversize: large [Y-Nathan, Edgar J, Jr. MS 438]

Scope and Contents

See Edgar J. Nathan, Jr. papers finding aid for details of content.

circa 1930s-1940s
Oversize: medium [Y-Naval History Society Collection/G.V. Fox] Drawings of "The Raft" (2)
Oversize: medium [Y-New York State National Guard, 9th Regiment (MS 3085)]

Scope and Contents

Holds oversize items from the 9th Regiment collection (MS 3085). See that finding aid for details of content.

1858, 1864, 1944-1945
Oversize: small [Y-Ogden, David]
1811-1815
Oversize: large [Y-Olds, Irving S.] Woodbury Subdivision

Scope and Contents

Contains oversize maps and blueprints about property Olds owned in Nassau County, New York. There are references to his property being involved in the construction of the Northern State Parkway.

1930-1940
Oversize: large [Y-Olcott, Eben. Papers] Maps of Peru and Panama
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-Pelton, William Snow] Certificates
1826-1830
Oversize: small [Y-Phelps Papers] Diplomas and Correspondence
1855-1877
Oversize: small [Y-Pickhardt Papers] Photographs of Otto and others at a Russian Prisioner's of War Camp, Sagan, Germany
1919
Oversize: large [Y-Robert Price papers (MS 3130)] John V. Lindsay congressional campaign posters

Scope and Contents

ELECT / JOHN LINDSAY / [portrait] / REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE / FOR CONGRESS / VOTE ROW A [1 copy]

VOTE FOR / GOVERNOR ROCKEFELLER'S TEAM! / FOR CONGRESS - 17TH DISTRICT / JOHN LINDSAY / FOR CONGRESS - 19TH DISTRICT / RICHARD S. ALDRICH / FOR STATE SENATOR / JOSEPH PINTO / FOR ASSEMBLYMAN / PAUL J. CURRAN / VOTE ROW "A" ALL THE WAY [1 copy]

RE-ELECT / CONGRESSMAN JOHN V. / [portrait] / LINDSAY / OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVANT / VOTE ROW A [4 copies]

1958-1964
Oversize: large [Y-Robert Price papers (MS 3130)] John V. Lindsay mayoral campaign posters

Scope and Contents

Dirty air. / Dirty lungs. / Dirty laundry. / He'll do / something / about air pollution/ ELECT / JOHN / LINDSAY / MAYOR / Vote the Lindsay Team / Lindsay-Mollen-Costello [1 copy, on stiff cardboard]

"He is fresh and everyone else is tired." / VOTE FOR / JOHN LINDSAY / FOR MAYOR [full length portrait in two parts]

Milton Mollen / FOR COMPTROLLER / [portrait] / Elect Lindsay/Mollen/Costello [1 copy]

1965
Oversize: small [Y-Rogers Family Papers] Newspaper articles relating to the Rogers family
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-Rogers Family Papers] Certificate from Massachusetts Charitable Merchants Association Awarding Silver Medal to Rogers Statutettes
1890
Oversize: small [Y-Rogers Family Papers] Bound volume 1 and copies of Country Life Magazine, 1921
1921
Oversize: small [Y-Rogers Family Papers] Accompanying letters, notes, and articles from bound volume no.1
Undated
Oversize: large [Y-Rogers Family Papers] Drafts of Rogers family trees
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-Ruggles, George D.]

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1855-1893
Oversize: small [Y-Saint Andrews Society] Membership certificates
1889, 1926
Oversize: large [Y-Scoppetta, Nicholas. Papers] Big Apple poster and Children's Aid Society award certificate

Scope and Contents Note

Poster: The Big Apple / You have to be a little crazy to live in New York, but you'd be nuts to live anywhere else. April '76; inscribed "To my good friend Nick Scoppetta / With great affection and warm regards / Abe Beame."

Award certificate: Children's Aid Society / Presented by the / Trustees / to / Nicholas Scoppetta / President / 1987-1993; with a reproduction of a historic photograph of children playing in a tenement-lined street.

1976, 1993
Oversize: large [Y-7th Regiment Records] Series XIV: Panoramic Views

Scope and Contents

Nine photographs:

  1. Zurich (1893)
  2. 7th Regiment, Peekskill Camp (1911 June)
  3. First Brigade NYNG Camp at Orange, Connecticut Maneuver Campaign (1912 Aug. 10-19)
  4. West Point Parade Ground (1914)
  5. McAllen, Texas (1916 Aug. 8)
  6. McAllen, Texas (1916 Sep. 6)
  7. McAllen, Texas (1916)
  8. Madero, Texas (1916)
  9. Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, SC (1917)
1893-1917
Oversize: small [Y-Scriba, Frederick and George] Certificates
1790-1816
Oversize: medium [Y-Sharman, William. MS 3068] (8 items)

Scope and Contents

Photographs (3 panoramas) | McAllen, Texas |1916

Photograph (1 print) | "Living Insignia | of the | Twenty-Seventh Division | "New York's Own" | Breakers of the Hindenburg Line. | Formed of 10,000 Officers and Enlisted Men | Major-General John R. O'Ryan, Commanding." | 1919

Photographs (3 prints) | Manufacturers Trust, Featherbed Lane (Bronx) | 1949

Award | Office of Price Administration | 1944

1916-1949
Oversize: medium [Y-Shepard, Helen Miller Gould Papers] Certificates
1859-1910
Oversize: small [Y-Ships and Shipping Collection (MS 563)]

Scope and Contents Note

See the finding aid for the New-York Historical Society ships and shipping collection (MS 563) for item content.

Oversize: medium [Y-Ships and Shipping Collection (MS 563)]

Scope and Contents Note

See the finding aid for the New-York Historical Society ships and shipping collection (MS 563) for item content.

Oversize: large [Y-Ship Bombay] Letters of Marque
1810-1813
Oversize: small [Y-Squier, E.G.] Sketches of Lancaster Castle
1867
Oversize: small [Y-Staten Island Papers]
1810-1899
Oversize: small [Y-Stevens, Ebenezer. Papers] Commission
1798
Oversize: large [Y-Stewart, William George. MS 594]. Exports from New York to Mexico.

Scope and Contents

Oversize documents from the Stewart papers. See William George Stewart, MS 594, finding aid.

1841
Oversize: large [Y-Stoutenburgh Family] Copies
Undated
Oversize: medium [Y-Stoutenburgh Family] Original Documents
1741-1806
Oversize: large [Y-Stoutenburgh Family] Family Tree
Oversize: small [Y-Strong Family Papers] Deeds
1803-1819
Oversize: medium [Y-Strong Family Papers] Deeds
1790
Oversize: medium [Y-Strong Family Papers] Deeds
1784-1815
Oversize: small [Y-Thursby, Emma. Papers] Documents
1802-1909
Oversize: small [Y- 1914 Time Capsule Collection] Newspapers
1914 May
Oversize: small [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1676-1730
Oversize: large [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1710-1750
Oversize: large [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1719
Oversize: large [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1719-1721
Oversize: large [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1720 July 7
Oversize: large [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1720 July 7
Oversize: large [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1720 July 7
Oversize: small [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1739-1759
Oversize: large [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1750
Oversize: medium [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1759
Oversize: small [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1762-1814
Oversize: large [Y-Ulster County, N.Y.]
1778
Oversize: medium [Y-Van Cortlandt Papers] Inheritance- Peter and Cornelia Van Dyck
1719
Oversize: small [Y-Van Ness-Philip Papers] Appointments

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1905-1930
Oversize: small [Y-Van Ness-Philip Papers] Certificates
1856-1938
Oversize: small [Y-Van Ness-Philip Papers] Certificates, Photographs, Map

Conditions Governing Access:

Contains Presidential Signature.

1876-1935
Oversize: large [Y-Van Renssalaer] Van Renssalaer Manor/Watervlidt, ca 1863
Oversize: small [Y-Walton Family]
1704-1804
Oversize: medium [Y-Walton Family]
1707-1798
Oversize: large [Y-Walton Family]
1708 April 22
Oversize: large [Y-Walton Family]
1720-1806
Oversize: large [Y-Walton Family]
1768
Oversize: small [Y-Webb, George Creighton] Silver Star for Gallantry
1918 July 9
Oversize: small [Y-Whelpley, Abigail Belden. MS 3067]

Scope and Contents

Indenture. See Abigail Belden Whelpley papers finding aid for detail.

1824
Oversize: small [Y-White, Richard Grant] Sheet Music
Undated
Oversize: small [Y-White, Richard Grant] Sheet Music
Undated

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