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Naghel exercise book -- 1798-1930 (bulk 1798) Creator: Naghel, Francis, b. ca. 1781
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Naghel exercise book, entitled Cahier de navigation, is a mathematical workbook on the art of navigation. The volume once belonged to Captain Francis Naghel, and includes documents and correspondence related to two of his descendants.
Jacob Nagle journal -- 1840 Creator: Nagle, Jacob, 1762-1841
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Jacob Nagle journal pertains to the life and adventures of the Revolutionary War veteran, who sailed in both the American and British navies between 1775 and 1824.
Kan Nakamura journal translations -- 1942-1943 Creator: Nakamura, Kan
Extent: 80 pages
Abstract: The Kan Nakamura journal translations include one manuscript and one typed translations of a journal kept by a young Japanese officer during the Second World War while serving with one of the regiments stationed on Guadalcanal. The two translations contain over 120 minor, factual, and meaningful variations.
Lawrence Nash collection -- 1942-1945 (bulk 1944-1945) Creator: Nash, Shirley B.
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: The Lawrence Nash collection is made up of letters and other items pertaining to Nash's service in the United States Army during World War II. Nash received letters about his draft status from the Selective Service System and later wrote to his wife Shirley about his experiences in western Europe during the final months of the war.
Neil family papers -- 1774-1872 Creator: Neil family
Extent: 143 items
Abstract: The Neil family papers consist of letters and documents primarily relating to the Neil family of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and their business as merchants of linen, tea, and other goods.
New England Society for the Promotion of Manufactures and the Mechanical Arts record book -- 1826-1868 Creator: New England Society for the Promotion of Manufactures and the Mechanic Arts
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New England Society for the Promotion of Manufactures and the Mechanical Arts record book contains meeting minutes of the society for the duration of its existence, 1826-1868.
New Hampshire Charitable Society financial records -- 1813-1841 Creator: New Hampshire Charitable Society
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains the financial records of the New Hampshire Charitable Society, dated 1813-1841. The volume includes annual reports from the society's treasurers and itemized accounts of monies paid and received.
Frederick Crill papers -- 1879-1880 Creator: New Jersey. Court of Oyer and Terminer (Sussex County)
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: This collection contains seven copied documents, two letters, and two telegrams related to the trial of Frederick Crill of Vernon, New Jersey, for the murder of his daughter, Eliza Babcock. Items include copies of the formal complaint against Crill, initial witness statements, and correspondence related to Lewis Cochran, the prosecuting lawyer in the case.
John Hughes and Sussex County Jury papers -- 1875-1876 Creator: New Jersey. Court of Oyer and Terminer (Sussex County)
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: The John Hughes and Sussex County Jury papers are made up of legal documents pertaining to the 1875 trial of John Hughes for the murder of his wife Catharine, as well as lists of jury members in Sussex County, New Jersey, in 1875 and 1876. Two jury lists concern the trial of Robert Kimble for manslaughter.
New York (N.Y.) Police records -- 1862-1888 Creator: New York 20th police precinct and New York 35th police precinct
Extent: 3 volumes
Abstract: The New York (N.Y.) Police records are made up of three volumes of the records of the 20th and 35th police precincts. These volumes record (in varying degrees of detail) criminal infractions, the names of perpetrators, the date of their crimes, their gender, their race, their age, and other personal details.
New York (N.Y.) Seventh Ward poll book -- ca. 1838 Creator: New York (N.Y.)
Extent: 165 pages
Abstract: This poll book is an electoral census of the 7th Ward of New York City and is arranged alphabetically by street, and numerically by address.
Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892 minutes and scrapbook -- 1889-1890 Creator: New York (N.Y.). Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892 compiled meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, and other material between September 1889 and April 1890. Under the leadership of Senator Chauncey Depew, the committee worked with the New York-based Committee for the International Exposition of 1892 in an attempt to persuade the United States Congress to award an upcoming world's fair exhibition to the city of New York.
Corporation of the City of New York collection -- 1798-1873 (bulk 1806-1865) Creator: New York (N.Y.). Common Council.
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains receipts, bills, accounts, court documents, and other materials related to the expenses and operations of the Corporation of the City of New York between 1798 and 1873.
New York City Fourth of July bills and receipts -- 1847 Creator: New York (N.Y.). Common Council
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 5 financial documents concerning celebrations held in New York City on July 4, 1847, and July 5, 1847.
New York Militia account book -- 1802-1814 Creator: New York (N.Y.). Militia
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New York Militia account book is a volume of financial and personnel records for a voluntary militia based in New York City between 1802 and 1814. Abraham Varick, the record keeper, documented the militia members and their payments for subscriptions and other expenses.
Descriptions of Oyster Survey Signals, State of New York -- 1883-1892 (bulk 1883-1887) Creator: New York (State). Commissioners of Fisheries
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: Descriptions of Oyster Survey Signals, State of New York is a two-volume survey of signals located along the north coast of Long Island in the 1880s and early 1890s. The volumes contain descriptions of each signal (written by multiple individuals), drawings, and maps.
Newell family papers -- 1726-1900 Creator: Newell family
Extent: 58 items
Abstract: The Newell family papers show what life was like in a small New York town in the mid-1860s and detail Albert Newell's entrepreneurial ventures into the oil and cotton trades. The heart of the Newell family papers consists of 41 letters written by Arthur W. and Cornelia E. Newell to their son George Newell during his first two years at Yale.
Newfoundland Office of Ordnance record -- 1790-1791 Creator: Newfoundland Office of Ordnance
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Newfoundland Office of Ordnance record contains receipts and inventories of equipment for 1790-1791 in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Newton & Gordon collection -- 1762-1819 (bulk 1762-1775, 1815-1819) Creator: Newton & Gordon
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains incoming business correspondence to the Madeira merchant firm Newton & Gordon (also Newton, Gordon & Johnston and Newton, Gordon & Murdoch). Correspondents from New York and Virginia discussed international trade, finances, and the prices of foodstuffs and wine in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Abraham H. Newton diary -- 1862-1863 Creator: Newton, A. H. (Abraham Newton), 1823-1903
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Corporal Abraham H. Newton kept a daily diary while serving in the 51st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He wrote about his daily experiences and commented on aspects of military life such as drills, illnesses, and troop movements.
Ethel and Nina Newton diaries -- 1900-1901 Creator: Newton, Ethel, 1888-1972 and Newton, Nina, 1886-
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: Ethel and Nina Newton kept 2 daily diaries about their life in a farm in Amanda, Ohio, in 1900 and 1901. The sisters primarily wrote about their daily activities, which included farm work, housework, and attendance at school. They occasionally commented on holidays and political events.
New-York and Boston Steam-Boat Company collection -- 1830 Creator: New-York and Boston Steam-Boat Company
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of financial records related to the steamers President and Benjamin Franklin, regarding the ships' profits and expenditures for the year 1830. Both ships were owned by the New-York and Boston Steam-Boat Company.
George Thompson anti-slavery letters -- 1836-1842 Creator: Nichol, Elizabeth Pease, 1807-1897 and Thompson, Anne Erskine Lorain Spry, 1807-1878
Extent: 64 items
Abstract: This collection contains 59 letters that British anti-slavery activist George Thompson wrote to his friend and fellow activist Elizabeth Pease about his reform work between 1836 and 1841. The collection also includes 5 letters Thompson wrote during a voyage to India in November and December 1842, including 1 to Pease and 4 to his wife Anne.
Benjamin Ropes Nichols papers -- 1800-1831 Creator: Nichols, Benjamin Ropes, 1786-1848
Extent: 17 items
Abstract: The Benjamin Ropes Nichols papers are letters written home from Nichols as a student at Harvard from 1800-1804, and later as a married man living in Boston from 1824-1831.
George C. Nichols papers -- 1861-1865 (bulk 1862-1863) Creator: Nichols, Clara A.
Extent: 36 items
Abstract: The George C. Nichols papers document Nichols' service with the 25th Massachusetts Infantry, including participation at the battles of Roanoke Island and New Bern, stays in hospitals, and changing attitudes toward the war.
Clara Ballou papers -- 1900-1903 (bulk 1902-1903) Creator: Nichols, Clara Ballou, 1869-1916 and Miller, Carrie
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Clara Ballou papers contain correspondence Clara and her traveling companion, Florence, wrote to their aunt, Carrie Miller, while traveling throughout Europe. The collection also includes love letters Clara received from her future husband, Joshua W. Nichols of Hathorne, Massachusetts.
Elizabeth Stanley letters -- 1851-1861 Creator: Nichols, Elizabeth Stanley, 1836-1929 and Nichols, Andrew, 1837-
Extent: 39 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Elizabeth Stanley received from her future husband, Andrew Nichols, and from other friends and family members in Massachusetts, as well as letters that Stanley wrote to Nichols during their courtship.
George Hale Nichols papers -- 1853-1866 Creator: Nichols, George Hale, 1843?-1864
Extent: 49 items
Abstract: Hailing from an upstanding family from Haverill, Mass., George Nichols was a college student when the Civil War interrupted his plans to follow his siblings into life as an educator. His papers document over half of Nichols' brief life, beginning with his charming grade school compositions, "The Horse" and "Fall," and ending with a receipt concerning the settlement of his estate.
Gertie Nichols letters -- 1866-1870 Creator: Nichols, Gertrude M.
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: Gertrude M. Nichols of Albion, New York, and Niagara Falls, New York, received 10 letters from acquaintances in the late 1860s. Her correspondents wrote of their lives in New York and Wisconsin.
Privateers' records -- 1740-1767 Creator: Nicoll, Charles and Langdon, Richard
Extent: 122 pages (3 volumes)
Abstract: The three volumes of manuscript records of colonial privateers that comprise this collection include two volumes relating to the sloop Stephen & Elizabeth, and one from the sloop Oliver Cromwell.
Nixon family papers -- 1800-1889 (bulk 1800-1851) Creator: Nixon family
Extent: 88 items
Abstract: The Nixon family papers document the lives of several branches of the Nixon family, including settlers in southern Ohio and women attending Mount Holyoke Female Seminary and Charlestown Female Seminary.
Jeremiah Nixon papers -- 1857-1869 Creator: Nixon, Flora b. ca. 1835
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains outgoing letters and a diary related to Jeremiah Howard Nixon, a Presbyterian preacher in Cambridge, New York, and Indianapolis, Indiana, in the 1850s and 1860s. The bulk of the collection consists of letters that Nixon wrote to his wife Flora about his travels around the United States and Europe. His diary covers the years 1862-1863.
Thomas O. Nock notebooks -- 1884-1890 Creator: Nock, Thomas O.
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: The Thomas O. Nock notebooks pertain to Nock's studies at Jefferson Medical College in the mid-1880s and to his finances while practicing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the late 1880s. Nock kept detailed notes of lectures given by professors Jacob Mendes Da Costa and Samuel W. Gross.
Margaret Nolan letters -- 1944-1945 Creator: Nolan, Stanley E.
Extent: 40 items
Abstract: Margaret Nolan wrote 39 letters to her husband Stanley from Gloversville, New York, during World War II. While Stanley worked for the West Construction Company in the Aleutian islands in 1944 and early 1945, Margaret informed him about her social life, local news, and her opinions about politicians and the war.
Chatham County (N.C.) court documents -- 1790-1822 Creator: North Carolina. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Chatham County)
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: This collection consists of 23 court documents from the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Chatham County, North Carolina, including court orders and other legal documents relating to debt actions.
Lord Frederick North Army strength reports -- 1770-1778 Creator: North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792
Extent: 58 volumes
Abstract: The Lord Frederick North Army strength reports are a series of confidential records from the library of Frederick North, British prime minister during the American Revolution, which contain returns of British Forces worldwide from 1772 to 1782.
Mary H. Staats letters -- 1944-1947 (bulk 1944-1946) Creator: Novack, H. Allan
Extent: 31 items
Abstract: Mary H. Staats wrote regularly to Dr. H. Allan Novak of Boston, Massachusetts, while serving as a United States Navy nurse in the Solomon Islands and the United States during and just after World War II. She commented on her living conditions, work, education, and health.
Noyes family legal documents -- 1753-1793 Creator: Noyes family
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection consists of legal documents related to Humphrey Noyes of Atkinson, New Hampshire, and his sons Humphrey, Joseph, Samuel, and Peter. The materials relate to real property and to Humphrey Noyes's estate.
Eulalia R. Nutter collection -- 1917-1920 (bulk 1917-1919) Creator: Nutter, Eulalia R., 1901-1985
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Eulalia R. Nutter of Minneapolis, Minnesota, received from United States Navy sailors during and just after World War I. The writers discussed aspects of navy life in United States ports and in Brest, France.
Jennie Nutter correspondence -- 1940-1945 Creator: Nutter, Jennie L.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Jennie Nutter correspondence contains letters that Nutter's former students wrote to her about their service in the United States Army, Army Air Forces, Navy, and Marine Corps during World War II.