Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Library Collection Highlights

Books and Manuscripts

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Title Related People Date Object Number
American Bastille
LIB.E458.8.M36.1870F.XL
The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands
LIB.QH41.C26.1974
Speech of His Excellency George Washington, Esq; president of the United States of America, delivered to the Honorable the Congress
LIB.SY.1789.39
From Robert Lincoln
MSS.NavalHistory.1
Slave Sale Document
MSS.BeekmanFamily.1
Indiæ Orientalis. II. pars : in qva Iohan.
1599
LIB.Y-q.1598.Ind
Beschryvinge van Nieuvv-Nederlant
1656
LIB.Y.1656.D
Poems, Henricus Selyns
1659-1686
MSS.BV.Selyns
A Brief Description of NEW-YORK: Formerly Called New-Netherlands..
1670
LIB.Y.1670.Den
Ledger, 1678-1684
1678-1684
MSS.BV.Clopper.Ledger.1678
Creative: Tronvig Group