New York (State)--New York
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Abel Wolman was an American inventor, scientist, professor and pioneer of modern sanitary engineering. The papers trace Abel Wolman's active career as teacher, consulting engineer and advisor to local, national, and international agencies and include correspondence, documents, and files documenting his various activities from 1901-1989.
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 4 series: scrapbooks, lectures, writings and correspondence covering the years 1881-1925. The scrapbooks, the largest series, comprise 10 volumes that span 1899-1915 and contain newspaper clippings, dinner invitations, and articles. The clippings focus primarily on Gould's efforts as an urban Progressive, both in politics and housing reform. Gould was a founding member of the Citizens Union and an active campaigner for Seth Low's fusion candidacy in the mayoral race of...
Overview This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four series, spanning the years from the 1950's through the 1980's. The series are theatrical performances, symphony, opera, and dance. The playbills, programs, and souvenir programs which form the collection reflect the major stage productions of drama, musical comedy, dance, opera, and the symphony for that period. Most of the collection is from American stages but European cities of London, Paris, and Dublin are represented.Over 250 Playbills from New...
Overview William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, A...