Archive for the 'New York City' Category

Levi Parsons Morton, bibliography

March 20, 2008



The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries & Martha J. Lamb

May 9, 2007

Martha J. Lamb papers to be found at the Five Colleges and at New-York Historical Society.  NYHS’ collection appears to have more materials realted to the Magazine of American History which she purchased in 1877. 30 volumes published between 1877-1893

Magazine of American History Company 743 Broadway, NYC. (As these volumes appear to be from Michigan, they are also accessible in one catalog entry at the Michigan Mirlyn catalog.)

Lamb also authored History of the city of New York in 3 volumes. Published by A.S. Barnes, 1877, 1880, 1899. 
Vol. I
Vol. II
Vol. III

The Magazine of American History Via Google (more article references to be pulled for personal use)
Vol I, No. 7 1877
Vol. II, January 1878
Fall of the Alamo.  Piece by DePeyster.
Vol. III, No. 1 January 1879
Birth of the Empire State
Vol. VII, No. 1
Schuyler House
Vol. VII, No. 1, July
Vol. VIII 1885
Vol. XI 1884
Van Rensselaer Manor
Vol. XXI 1889
Historic Homes and Landmarks
Vol. XXIII,  1890
William Cullen Bryant in History
Vol. XXIV, 1890
Golden Age of Colonial New York
Vol. XXIX Jan. -Jun. 1893

Regarding the history of Grace Church, Broadway and 10th st.

May 8, 2007

Architect: James Renwick
Consecrated 7 March 1846.

Sources, particular:
William R. Stewart, Grace Church and Old New York, Dutton, 1924
C. Carmen, The Years of Grace, privately printed 1958
Source, general (recent):
Robert W. Prichard, A history of the Episcopal Church, Morehouse, 1991