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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Scholarship Essay Submissions
1925-1933
 NYHS-RG 13

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 1 Betsy Rho [Milton Seasonwein]. The Whig Movement in New York City, 1770-1776

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Winning essay of 1925.

1925 May 1
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 2 Robert Y. Mine [Edmund L. Palmieri]. The Growth of Whig Sentiment in New York City, 1770-1776

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Essay received an Honorable Mention.

[1925 May]
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 3 Diedrich Knickerbocker [Ralph Taft Heymsfeld]. Literary Societies and Associations in New York City, 1790-1830

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Winning essay of 1926.

1926
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 4 G. Adolf Koch. Literary Societies in the City of New York from 1770-1830
1926
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 5 James P. Wood. Literary Societies and Associations of New York City, 1820-1830
[1926]
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 6 C.F.M. New York as Seen by Foreign Travelers, 1800-1830

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It is possible that C.F.M. is the pseudonym for Leon Hirsch Keyserling, and that this is therefore the winning essay for 1927.

1927 May
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 7-8 George S. Elpern. A Social and Descriptive History of New York City, Volumes I and II (2 folders)
1927 May 1
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 1 Charon. The Ferries of New York

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It is possible that Charon is the pseudonym of Kendall Kimberland and that this is the essay that generated a dispute between Angie Kimberland and the Scholarship judges.

1928 May 1
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 2 John L. Donovan. Textile Manufacture in New York State

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1st prize essay of 1931.

[1931]
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 3 Emanuel R. Freedman. Advertising in New York City Newspapers and Magazines in 1870

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2nd prize essay of 1931.

[1931]
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 4 Frank Greenwald. The Cemeteries of New York City Before 1830

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1st prize essay of 1933.

[1933]
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 5 John Friend Noble. Christian and Henry Bergh

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2nd prize essay of 1933.

1933 May 1