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Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1813 - 1891

Benson John Lossing (1813-1891), American historian.

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

"Beyond the Mississippi", undated

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-18
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Draft, autograph, corrected and signed, of an account of Hernando de Soto's expedition along the Mississippi River in 1541 and 1542.
Dates: undated

Carrington Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 130
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, printed material, scrapbooks, sermons, and other papers relating to members of the Carrington family. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912) and his grandfather, David Lewis Beebe (1763-1803), are two central figures in the papers. Material relating to David Lewis Beebe, including essays and sermons, documents his religious duties in Connecticut and family concerns in Ohio. Henry Beebee Carrington material includes correspondence, a diary, a...
Dates: 1749-1929

"Col. Joe Daviess", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Notes, holograph, corrected, with verse attributed to Robert Marsh in unidentified hand.
Dates: n.d.

Evarts family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 200
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial material, congressional papers, family memorabilia, and other papers of various members of the Evarts family of Vermont, Boston, and New York. The principal figures, however, are Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831), author, editor, lawyer, and philanthropist, and his son, William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901), lawyer and statesman. The papers of Jeremiah Evarts relate to his work and writings on Congregational orthodoxy, his travels for...
Dates: 1753-1960, bulk 1798-1901

Letter : 71 Nassau St., to H[enry] S[tephens] Randall, Secy. of State, Albany , 1853 February 12

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-17
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One autograph letter, signed, soliciting Randall's help in getting one of his books, unidentified, into the school libraries. With autogaph manuscript note, on integral leaf, in an unidentified hand.
Dates: 1853 February 12

Letter : Poughkeepsie, N. Y., to Henry B. Dawson, 1860 Mar 13

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS requesting research assistance.
Dates: 1860 Mar 13

Letter : Poughkeepsie, N. Y., to Isaac N. Arnold, 1865 Jun 15

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-15
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS introducing H. G. Eastman.
Dates: 1865 Jun 15

Letter : Poughkeepsie, N. Y., to J. Carson Brevoort, 1858 Dec 28

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Brevoort for a copy of Washington's Diary and expressing a desire to meet.
Dates: 1858 Dec 28

Letter : Poughkeepsie, N. Y., to Nath[aniel] Paine, 1863 Jan 9

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-12
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS replying to a note and discussing publication of his "Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812."
Dates: 1863 Jan 9

Letter : The Ridge, Dover Plains, N. Y., to George [Ehset?], 1876 Feb 14

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning research for a publication, with extract of letter to publishers on verso.
Dates: 1876 Feb 14

Letter : The Ridge, Dover Plains, N. Y., to John B. Alden, 1888 Jan 6

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS replying to a letter and mentioning the Provident Book Company.
Dates: 1888 Jan 6

Letter : The Ridge, Dover Plains, N. Y., to Samuel W. Francis, Newport, R. I., 1875 Aug 5

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS promising to return unspecified autograph materials and offering to send a copy of a published, unidentified work.
Dates: 1875 Aug 5

Letter : The Ridge, Dover Plains, N.Y., to R[ichard] W[atson] Gilder, 1871 July 31

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding the correct spelling of the name Miantonomoh and an unspecified place name, and the etymology of the name of Schroon Lake. Accompanied by a photograph of gates at an entrance to Harvard Yard, Harvard University, showing Harvard Hall on the left and Massachusetts Hall on the right.
Dates: 1871 July 31

Letter : The Ridge, Dover Plains, to Francis Amasa Walker, 1876 Aug 14

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Walker for speaking to the Secretary of the Interior, which helped with the acquisition of an atlas.
Dates: 1876 Aug 14

Letter : The Ridge, Dover Plans, N. Y., to Messrs Funk & Wagnalls, [18]88 Mar 31

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning publication of an unidentified work.
Dates: [18]88 Mar 31

Letter : The Ridges, Dover Plains, N. Y., to A. G. Constable, 1873 October 8

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-16
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS providing corrections to the Dictionary of Dates.
Dates: 1873 October 8

Letter : to [Mr. Headly], 1856 Jan 12

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a legal matter.
Dates: 1856 Jan 12

Letters, 1853

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 580, Folder: F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS from F. J. Huntington, one ALS from Thomas C. Fanning, and one ALS from Thayer Bridgeman Fanning regarding a publishing project.
Dates: 1853

W. J. Linton Collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1387
Overview: The collection consists of the papers of author and wood engraver W. J. Linton, including personal and professional correspondence, writings by and about Linton, drawings and prints, personal papers, and other papers covering Linton's life and work in England and the United States. The papers are primarily those inherited by his daughters Ellen Wade Linton and Margaret Linton Mather, with additions from family friends.
Dates: 1797-1937, bulk 1838-1897

Miscellaneous letters collection

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Dates: 1649-1961