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Library Collection Highlights

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Title Related People Date Object Number
Albert Gallatin (1761-1849)
ca. 1849
MSS.GallatinPapers.1
American Bastille
LIB.E458.8.M36.1870F.XL
American Ornithology; or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States
1880
LIB.Y1808.W
An Address to the inhabitants of the British Settlements in America, upon slave-keeping
1773
LIB.Y1773.RushAddress
An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: comprehending a view of the principal transactions in the revolution of Saint Domingo; with its antient and modern state
1805
LIB.F1923.R15.1
Artistic Houses: being a series of interior views of a number of the most beautiful and celebrated homes in the United States
1883 - 1884
PR.087.1.1.35.HURPAR
Astor House
ca.1853-1859
PR.020.65.1
At the Battle of Palo Alto
1846
PR.068.24
Augustus Coe Gurnee dressed for the Vanderbilt costume ball, March 26, 1883
March 26, 1883
PR.223.1.16.1
Bank of Newburgh Bank Notes
1823-1824
PR.221.3
Creative: Tronvig Group