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Library Collection Highlights

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Title Related People Date Object Number
Get off the track! : a song for Emmancipation, sung by the Hutchinsons, respectfully dedicated to Nath.l P. Rogers, as a mark of esteem for his intrepidity in the cause of human rights
1844
LIB.M1622a.Hutchinson
Great Attraction at the Masonic Hall...Joice Heth
1835
LIB.SY.1835.49
Group of Chicago Zouave Cadets
PR.049.FF.MIL.CHIZOU
I Knew Him Horatio
1864
PR.010.1864.Horatio
I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance
1864
PR.011.5
Illustrations of cholera asphyxia in its different stages. Selected from cases treated at the Cholera Hospital, Rivington Street
1832
LIB.Y1832.Bart.Cholera
Important meeting of the African Civilization Society, at the Cooper Institute, Wednesday evening, March 7th, 1860, at eight o'clock
1860
LIB.SY.1860.48
Indenture of Peter van Dyck and Cornelia, his Wife, Documenting the Administration of Margrieta van Varick's Estate
September 4, 1719
MSS.VanCortlandtPapers.vanDyck
Interior of Durand's Studio at Maplewood, New Jersey
After 1878
PR.020.FF.1
Invitation to Erie Canal Celebration
1825
PR.221.12
Creative: Tronvig Group