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Library Collection Highlights


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Title Date Object Number
Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis), Havell plate no. 26 c. 1825 1863.17.26
Castle Garden, New York City 1859 1972.13
Cayambe 1858 S-91
Central Park Competition Entry No. 29 March, 1858 PR.003.233
Chaise (side chair) 1779 1817.13
Chatelaine ca. 1761 1954.179a-d
Civil Defense Volunteer Organization Uniform 1942-1945 1946.89a-c
Come in, and Prevent a "Draft" ca. 1863 PR.055.3.105
Common Sense 1776
Contraband Camp -- Harper's Ferry, VA 1865 PR.065.815.7


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