In honor of Black history month, we thought we would take a look at some items from the library collections spanning the first four centuries of A
Dreaming of warmer climes? All this snow has us wondering . . . where did 19th century New Yorkers travel to escape the winter blahs?
That is especially true in this lighthearted note (discovered by our volunteer Carol while re-housing the collection) from Ashcan School painter
Most people do not associate Santa Claus with war, but in fact the connection goes back to Santa’s very
As we are now in holiday party season, it seems a good time to look back
The library staff at the New-York Historical Society is happy to announce the publication of When Did the Statue of Liberty Turn Green?