Lee Kohns collection

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Collection Data

Collection consists of letters and documents, ca. 15th-19th centuries, collected by Lee Kohns. American and European historical, literary, artistic, and scientific figures are represented.
Kohns, Lee, 1864-1927 (Creator)
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 (Contributor)
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869 (Contributor)
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Contributor)
Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828 (Contributor)
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 (Contributor)
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 (Contributor)
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 (Contributor)
Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881 (Contributor)
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 (Contributor)
Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935 (Contributor)
Ferdinand V, King of Spain, 1452-1516 (Contributor)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (Contributor)
Frémont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902 (Contributor)
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 (Contributor)
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 (Contributor)
Isabella I, Queen of Spain, 1451-1504 (Contributor)
Kohns, Lee, 1864-1927 (Collector)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (Contributor)
Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Contributor)
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902 (Contributor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1900 (Approximate)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 645
American literature
Art, American
Art, European
European literature
Science -- Europe
Science -- United States
Europe -- History
United States -- History
Content: Approximately two thousand letters and documents, circa 15th-19th centuries collected by Lee Kohns (1864-1927). Includes manuscripts of American, British, and European historical, literary, artistic, musical, and scientific figures, and royalty, are represented. Individuals represented include John Quincy Adams, Hector Berlioz, Lord Byron, DeWitt Clinton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Douglass, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, Benjamin Franklin, Victor Hugo, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Emile Zola, and others.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 linear feet (19 boxes, 3 v.)
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883989
MSS Unit ID: 1663
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc90ed10-45b8-0137-28c6-037631633e69
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