People's Institute records, 1883-1933, bulk (1897-1927).


People's Institute (New York, N.Y.). People's Institute records, 1883-1933, bulk (1897-1927).

People's Institute records, 1883-1933, bulk (1897-1927).

Collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, financial records, minutes, reports, photographs, printed matter, and other records related to the People's Institute.

38 linear feet (80 boxes, 35 v., 1 map folder)

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Beals, Jessie Tarbox. (person)

Jessie Tarbox Beals, 1870-1942, photographer and photojournalist, acquired her first camera in 1888 and photographed students, friends, and family groups. She was an itinerant photographer (1900-1901), then joined the Buffalo Inquirer and Courier as a staff photographer. She was a photographer at the St. Louis Exposition, 1904, and covered President Roosevelt's trip to Texas in 1905. Later that year she opened a studio in N.Y.C. She was a magazine photographer for Vogue, Town and Country, Ladies...

People's Institute (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

The People's Institute was founded in 1897 by Charles Sprague Smith to teach the theory and practice of government and social philosophy to workers and recent immigrants in New York City. It sponsored lectures, classes, concerts, and other community activities at Cooper Union, and throughout New York City, though principally on Manhattan's Lower East Side. The Institute ceased operations in 1934. From the description of People's Institute records, 1883-1933, bulk (1897-1927). (New Yo...

Howe, Frederic C., 1867-1940 (person)

Martin, Everett Dean, 1880-1941 (person)

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (corporateBody)

Peter Cooper (1791-1883) was a manufacturer, inventor, philanthropist, and founder of Cooper Union. Cooper's son-in-law Abram S. Hewitt (1822-1903) was a manufacturer, philanthropist, U.S. Representative from New York, and mayor of New York. From the description of Cooper-Hewitt collection, [ca. 1783-1953] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155472943 Art museum, N.Y., N.Y. Founded 1897. Name changed to Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Housed in the Carnegie Mansion...

Beals, A. Tennyson (person)

A.T. (Alfred Tennyson) Beals (1870-1955) was an amateur bryologist and a professional photographer. He donated his herbarium of 2000 speciments to the New York Botanical Garden. He was born in Greenfield, Mass. and moved to New York City. His first wife was Jessie Tarbox Beals, the first female photojournalist. He remarried and lived in Hackensack, N.J. but maintained a studio in New York City. He was active in the Sullivant Moss Society, now known as the American Bryological and Lichenological ...

Smith, Charles Sprague, 1853-1910 (person)

Educator and author. From the description of Letter to S.S. McClure, 1892 June 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48954655 ...

Ateller, Sidney. (person)

Sanderson, Edward F. (person)