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New York (State) -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 857
Overview: A collection of unrelated papers, linked by the family connections of the major figures. The papers of David Humphreys, a diplomat in the service of the United States, document his activities in Spain, 1789-1808. Also included are personal papers including correspondence with David Bushnell and Ezra Lee about submarines and with James Madison on politics, and some family correspondence. The papers of George William Erving, who was chargé d'affaires in Madrid (1804-1809) during Humphreys'...
Dates: 1776-1867

Kenaga family papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1310
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and printed material documenting the lives of several Kenagas, Baers, and Reists of New York, California, and several midwest states.
Dates: 1851-1908

Loomis-Wilder Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496A
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, legal and financial papers, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and memorabilia of the Loomis and Wilder families of Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia. The papers relate principally to Eben Jenks Loomis, astronomer, poet, and nature writer, and to his immediate family, and to his wife, Mary Alden Wilder Loomis and her immediate family, including papers of John Augustus Wilder, Civil War officer and lawyer for the U.S. Army. The Eben...
Dates: 1790-1912

Caroline S. D. McLanahan papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 987
Overview: The papers consist of a scrapbook for the years 1893-1897 kept by Caroline Suydam Duer McLanahan. Included are invitations, calling cards, programs and other memorabilia relating to New Haven and New York social life and to social events at Yale University. Her husband, George X. McLanahan, was a member of the Yale College Class of 1896.
Dates: 1893-1897

Roe family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 774
Overview: The papers contain family correspondence, missionary correspondence, family papers, diaries, sermons, printed works, photoprints, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of Alfred Cox Roe, Emma Wickham Roe, Mary Abigail Roe, Walter Clark Roe, Mary Wickham Roe, Joseph Wickham Roe, Henry Roe Cloud, and several other Roe relatives. The Roe family papers have extensive material on family life, specifically concerning such subjects as relations between brothers and sisters and parents...
Dates: 1802-1977

Wing family correspondence

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4348
Overview: 677 letters relating to the Wing family, 1859 March 7-1926 June 21, and undated. Also present are 96 pieces of ephemera, including invitations and calling cards, postcards, miscellaneous manuscript notes, and a photograph.Individuals represented in the collection include George W. Wing; wife Mary Elizabeth Gould Wing; daughters Alice Earle Wing and Elizabeth “Bessie” Russell Wing Brace; sons Daniel Gould Wing and Thomas Ellwood Wing; and grandchildren Alice B. Brace, Lloyd DeWitt...
Dates: 1859-1926

Woolsey family papers

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Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921