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Library Collection Highlights

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Title Date Object Number
Atlantic Souvenir 1829 PR.221.16
The New Zouave Drill. Choke Secession. (Three motions.) PR.117.7.aj89009
Morgan Lewis 1835 PR.221.32
A Bad Egg 1852 PR.010.1852.3
Lady of the Lake ca. 1818 PR.221.51
"Let Us Have Peace" the Golden Anniversary April 4, 1915 PR.052.Med.GrantMufti.Peace
The Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown PR.068.34
Columbia's Noblest Sons 1865 PR.052.49
The Assassination of President Lincoln, at Ford's Theater, Washington D.C. April 14th 1865 1865 PR.052.60
The Draft Riots in New York- The Battle in Second Avenue 1863 PR.020.100.4
Anne Page, Slender and Shallow 1828 PR.221.17
When thus our hosts go proudly forth, Let foes beware the spirit of the North! 1861 PR.117.7.aj89027
John Marshall LL.D. 1833 PR.221.33
Print # 28, Cave life in Vicksburg during the Siege 1863 PR.010.1.30
On His Mother's Picture PR.221.52
President--Abraham Lincoln Vice-President--Hannibal Hamlin PR.022.3
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Catharina König 1807 PR.022.10
Last Offer of Reconciliation 1865 PR.052.50
Catskill Mountains 1830 PR.221.1
Interior View of the First Grand Hall of the Museum 1851 PR.020.FF.29
Delaware Water-Gap 1830 PR.221.55
Sisters PR.221.18
A Fireman Zouave putting out secession PR.117.7.aj89031
John Jay 1834 PR.221.34
Print # 22, Gen's Stuart return from Pennsylvania 1863 PR.010.1.24
Dewitt Clinton (1769-1828) 1834 PR.221.56
The peoples' candidate for president, Abraham Lincoln. PR.022.2
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Chonerath Jost 1808 PR.022.11
President Lincoln at Home, Reading the scriptures to his son and wife 1865 PR.052.52
Fort Putnam 1830 PR.221.2
C.S.A ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.8
Sancho Panza and the Duchess 1832 PR.221.19
The School of the Indiana Zouave PR.117.7.aj89018
Rev. Sylvester Larned PR.221.35
Print # 24, Prayer in Stonewall Jackson's camp 1863 PR.010.1.26
David Hosack (1769-1835) 1834 PR.221.57
Life studies of the Great Army 1876 PR.002.Album383
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Joseph Flor 1811 PR.022.13
In Memoriam 1865 PR.052.53
Bank of Newburgh Bank Notes 1823-1824 PR.221.3
Camp scene from photograph ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.4
The Dull Lecture 1828 PR.221.20
Swinging in the Square 1912 PR.007.1
Rev. James Milnor D.D. PR.221.36
Print # 3, Writing the Emancipation Proclamation 1863 PR.
Ma-Nuncue After 1826 PR.221.58
Storming the Castle / "Old Abe" on Guard 1860 PR.010.1860.Storming
Fraktur: Fall of Man (Adam and Eve) ca. 1820-1830 PR.022.14
The Body of the Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln 1865 PR.052.54
WHAT THINK YE OF C-O-N-G'S NOW?, 1790-3 1790-1793 PR.010.1790.3
Bank of New Brunswick Bank Notes ca. 1824-1827 PR.221.4
For Union 1861-1865 PR.022.7
The Wife 1829 PR.221.21
Fete to Lafayette 1824 PR.022.9
The Honorable Philip Hone, Mayor of the City of New York in 1826 ca. 1826 PR.221.37
North East View of St. Louis from the Illinois Shore 1840 PR.020.FF.10
John Trumbull (1756-1843) 1833 PR.221.59
Honest Abe Taking them on the Half Shell 1860 PR.010.1860.HonestAbe
We mourn our country's loss 1865 PR.052.55
Maiden Lane Pictorial Business Directory 1849 LIB.F128.65.M2.N5.1849
$3 and $5 banknote samples PR.221.5
Portrait Vignettes and Oval Lathe-work ca. 1824 PR.221.6
[Train with Flag] ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.5
The Falls of the Sawkill 1830 PR.221.22
Bayard Taylor 1854 PR.052.134.TAYB.PUT
James Monroe 1835 PR.221.38
South East View of St. Louis from the Illinois Shore 1840 PR.020.FF.11
Weehawken 1830 PR.221.60
The Rail Candidate 1860 PR.010.1860.Rail
The Proclamation of Freedom 1865 PR.052.56
Broadway, A.T. Stewart Dry Goods Store 1851 PR.020.FF.28
Banknote Vignettes: Allegorical, Mythological and Historical Figures 1823-1827 PR.221.7
If I Cannot Fight, I Can Feed Those Who Do. ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.6
Gipseying Party 1829 PR.221.23
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.
Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789-1867) 1832 PR.221.39
Fort Hamilton Polka Redowa 1852 PR.020.1.1
Winnepiseogee Lake 1830 PR.221.61
An Heir to the Throne, or the Next Republican Candidate 1860 PR.010.1860.Heir
Araham Lincoln 1864 PR.052.51
The Miscegenation Ball 1864 PR.010.1864.3
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.8
We are Seven PR.022.1
Cover of The New-York Mirror 1831 PR.221.24
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.
Aaron Ogden (1756-1839) 1834 PR.221.40
The Lost Cause 1871 PR.068.19
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.62
The Great Exhibition of 1860 1860 PR.010.1860.Exhibition
Freedom to the Slaves ca. 1865 PR.052.58
The Constitutional Amendment! 1866 PR.068.13
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.9
Astor House ca.1853-1859 PR.020.65.1
The White Plume PR.221.25
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.
Ariadne 1835 PR.221.41
At the Battle of Palo Alto 1846 PR.068.24
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.63
Politicians measuring Lincoln's shoes March 5th 1864 PR.010.1864.Politicians
Come in, and Prevent a "Draft" ca. 1863 PR.055.3.105
Delmonico 1850 PR.020.80.5
Annual Caledonian Ball PR.221.10
Emancipation Proclamation. Allegorical Portrait of Abraham Lincoln 1865 PR.068.22
Sunday Morning 1869 PR.221.26
Minaret Turkish Cigarettes PR.031.111.AMER.MIN
Proposals by John Trumbull for Publishing by Subscription a Print of the Declaration of Independence PR.221.42
Major Gen'l Z. Taylor Before Monterey 1848 PR.068.27
Eagle Bank of Providence Bank Notes 1817-1820 PR.221.64
Platforms Illustrated 1864 PR.010.1864.Platforms
The Lincoln Statue PR.052.59
The Disapointed Abolitionists 1838 PR.010.1838.14
Certificate of New-York Historical Society ca. 1821 PR.221.11
Print # 23, Butler's victims of Fort St. Philip 1863 PR.010.1.25
David Crockett ca. 1836 PR.221.27
Group of Chicago Zouave Cadets PR.049.FF.MIL.CHIZOU
Declaration of Independence 1820-1823 PR.221.43
Seat of War and Battles PR.068.23
Specimen Sheet of Bank Notes 1824-1827 PR.221.65
I Knew Him Horatio 1864 PR.010.1864.Horatio
New York City Hall, front elevation 1802 PR.040.1
Union & Liberty or Union & Slavery 1864 PR.010.1864.31
Invitation to Erie Canal Celebration 1825 PR.221.12
Print # 9, Election in Baltimore, November, 1862 1863 PR.010.1.11
Chas. Carroll of Carrollton 1835 PR.221.28
N Amsterdam, ou N Iork in Ameriq ca. 1700 PR.020.FF.13
Declaration of Independence 1820-1823 PR.221.44
The True Issue or "That's What's the Matter" 1864 PR.010.1864.35
New York Steam Sugar Refining Company's Team Refined Sugar for sale here PR.020.FF.27
Running the Machine 1864 PR.010.1864.Machine
This reminds me of a little joke 1864 PR.068.28
Southern Chivalry - Argument versus Club's 1856 PR.010.1856.4
American Tract Society Certificate PR.221.13
Manhattan Rifles! 1861-1865 PR.055.3.226
Cadwallader D. Colden Esq. 1825 PR.221.29
Hon. Abraham Lincoln 1861 PR.052.57
Key to Declaration of Independence 1823 PR.221.45
The Old Bull Dog on the Right Track 1864 PR.010.1864.41
Fulton St. near Fulton Ferry ca. 1880 PR.020.FF.30
Miscegenation, or The Millennium of Abolitionism 1864 PR.010.1864.Miscegenation
Proclamation of Emancipation 1864 PR.068.29
"The Nigger" in the Woodpile 1860 PR.010.1860.8
Ladies Ticket of Admission to the Annual Caledonian Ball PR.221.14
The Zouave Defender 1861 PR.117.7.aj89003
William Gaston 1834 PR.221.30
The Commander-in-Chief Conciliating the Soldier's Votes on the Battle Field 1864 PR.010.1864.28
General Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) 1828 PR.221.46
Puck Wants a 'Strong Man at the Head of the Government' - But Not This Kind 1880 PR.029.2
Front View of St. Peter's Church with the intended steeple 1785 PR.McComb.4.70
The Rail Splitter, or The White Man's Dream 1861 PR.010.1861.27
Senatorial Regiment, Colonel Anthony Conk. Strike for your altars and your fires! Strike till the last armed foe expires! Strike for the green graves of your sires! God and our Native Land! Recruits wanted for Co. I. ca. 1862-1865 PR.055.3.186
The Fifteenth Amendment, Celebrated May 19th, 1870. 1870 PR.068.12
The Works of the Right Honorable Lord Byron Vol. II 1817-1820 PR.221.15
The Latest Zouave Drill. (All Up.) PR.117.7.aj89007
Joel Barlow 1835 PR.221.31
"Columbia Demands Her Children" 1864 PR.010.1864.30
Musidora 1825 PR.221.47
Our Indian Policy 1875 PR.029.1
Three Arbuckle Coffee trade cards 1889 PR.031.10.Beverages
Abraham Lincoln, the Martyr, Victorious PR.052.48
Corcoran Legion Fifth regiment. Col. William McEvily. A few good men are wanted to fill up Capt. Wm. L. Monegan's company. This is a splendid opportunity for young men to join a Crack Regiment. ca. 1862 PR.055.3.189
The Merchants Exchange, New York 6/27/1846 PR.020.59.1
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