In December 2016, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Elisha Kent Kane, M.D. (1820-1857)
Oil on canvas
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Circular metal badge "Hunter College/125th/1870-1995/Anniversary"; white and purple.
Founded in 1870 by Irish immigrant and social reformer Thomas Hunter as a teacher-training school for women, Hunter College has long enjoyed a distinguished reputation for liberal arts and sciences and professional schools. This button was worn to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Hunter College.
Gfit of Mildred Speiser
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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