Administrative records, 1827-1890.


New York University. Office of the Chancellor. Administrative records, 1827-1890.

Administrative records, 1827-1890.

The records include material about the founding of the University and about the construction of the original University building on Washington Square in 1835, as well as financial, administrative and academic records from later in the century, including minutes, annual reports, bills and receipts, clippings of newspaper articles about the University, and printed ephemera issued by the University. Correspondents from the early period include John Delafield, A.E. Gallatin, Thomas H. Gallaudet, Morgan Lewis, Francis Lieber, James M. Mathews, Valentine Mott, Samuel Thomson, and Jonathan M. Wainwright.

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Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851 (person)

Educators. From the description of T.H. Gallaudet and Edward Miner Gallaudet papers, 1806-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80754719 Philadelphia-born educator; pioneer in teaching of the deaf. From the description of ALS : Hartford, to James McFarlane Mathews, 1832 July 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316930 Biographical Note T. H. Gallaudet ...

Mathews, J. M. (James McFarlane), 1785-1870 (person)

Thomson, Samuel, 1769-1843 (person)

Patents issued by the Friendly Botanic Society granting the right to prepare and use medicines and methods of botanical medicine developed by Samuel Thomson. Patents were issued to practitioners and to the general public for a fee. In return, the person receiving the patent was granted the right to compound and distribute herbal formulas developed by Thomson, access to training and literature about the Thomson formulas and methods, and membership in the national, and lat...

Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865 (person)

Valentine Mott was an American surgeon and medical professor in New York City. He graduated from Columbia College, where he later became a professor of surgery; he also had a very successful private practice. He spent 1834-1841 in Europe. Upon returning to New York he joined the faculty of the new medical department of the University of the City of New York, now the New York University School of Medicine. From the description of Valentine Mott collection, 1819-1860. (New-York Histori...

New York University. Chancellor's Office. (corporateBody)

Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1792-1854 (person)

Provisional Bishop of New York (1852-1854). From the description of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright papers, 1819-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 664362405 ...

Delafield, John, 1786-1853 (person)

New York University. Office of the Chancellor. (corporateBody)

This collection includes materials from the office of the chancellor, the highest administrative office at New York University at the time, dating from the founding of the university. From the description of Administrative records, 1827-1890. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58785590 ...

Lewis, Morgan, 1754-1844 (person)

Lewis served in the American army during the Revolutionary War. He was a member of the New York Supreme Court from 1790-1804, and governor of New York from 1804-1807. Later, her served in the New York Senate and was a general in the War of 1812. From the description of Letter, 20 November 1832. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341743 Governor of New York (1804-1807). From the description of Letter, 1833 February 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872 (person)

Political scientist and author; born in Berlin, settled in U.S. 1827. From the description of ALsS : to George Mifflin Dallas, 1846. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365122 Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter, 1865 July 28, New York, to Dr. C[harles?] D[aniel?] Drake, St. Louis, Missouri [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806353 Francis Lieber: German American political phil...

Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849 (person)

Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Albert Gallatin papers, 1783-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82919649 Albert Gallatin was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1790-1792), a U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania (1795-1801), Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814), and Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1815-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827). From the description of Albert Gallatin letter, 1803 Oct....