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Title Date Object Number
The Course of Empire: Destruction 1836 1858.4
I Knew Him Horatio 1864 PR.010.1864.Horatio
Memorial sample card 1947.490a
Map of the Borough of Manhattan of the City of New York, showing relation between the distribution of foreign stock and negro population with the dissemination of communist and socialist propaganda during the summer of 1932 1932 LIB.NS11.M14.1.20
Walker's Appeal, In Four Articles 1829 LIB.E441.Box.W1784.W3
Dish: footed compote with cover 1825-1845 1936.693ab
An Address to the inhabitants of the British Settlements in America, upon slave-keeping 1773 LIB.Y1773.RushAddress
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
Armchair 1785-1789 1916.7
Totius Neobelgii Nova Et Accuratissima Tabula After 1674 LIB.NS4.M31.1.28
Chatelaine ca. 1761 1954.179a-d
The Lost Cause 1871 PR.068.19
Castle Garden, New York City 1859 1972.13
Abraham Lincoln, the Martyr, Victorious PR.052.48
The Course of Empire: The Arcadian or Pastoral State ca. 1834 1858.2
Bank of Newburgh Bank Notes 1823-1824 PR.221.3
Southern Chivalry - Argument versus Club's 1856 PR.010.1856.4
Armchair 1856-1857 1857.11
The Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown PR.068.34
Lady Arthur Paget (Minne Stevens) dressed for the Delmonico ball, 1875 1875 PR.223.1.4.1
William Pitt, the Elder, First Earl of Chatham (1708-1778) ca. 1770 1864.5
Novi Belgii Novaque Angliae Nec Non Partis Virginiae Tabula After 1655 LIB.NS4.M31.1.38
Grenadier cap 1740-1770 1890.3
At the Battle of Palo Alto 1846 PR.068.24
Anna Pavlova (1881-1931) 1924 1952.45
President Lincoln at Home, Reading the scriptures to his son and wife 1865 PR.052.52
Shrewsbury River, New Jersey 1859 S-229
Invitation to Erie Canal Celebration 1825 PR.221.12
Siamese Twins 1836 LIB.SY.1836.55
Baby walker 1700-1750 INV.14959
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
Mrs. Charles Walsh (nee Blood) dressed for the Vanderbilt costume ball, March 26, 1883 March 26, 1883 PR.223.3.35.1
Pewterers' banner 1788 1903.12
Beschryvinge van Nieuvv-Nederlant 1656 LIB.Y.1656.D
Afternoon Hastings Landing. Palisades Rocks in Shadow, New York 1836-37 1952.410
Major Gen'l Z. Taylor Before Monterey 1848 PR.068.27
The Peale Family 1773-1809 1867.298
We mourn our country's loss 1865 PR.052.55
Proposed Coat of Arms for New Amsterdam, New Netherland: Preparatory Drawing for a Presentation to the Dutch West India Company ca. 1630 1885.5
Declaration of Independence 1820-1823 PR.221.44
Pictorial map of New York and vicinity, showing the suburban towns, and railroad and water communications 1871 LIB.NS4.M32.3.10.1
"Why Don't You Speak for Yourself, John?" PR.031.3
Augustus Coe Gurnee dressed for the Vanderbilt costume ball, March 26, 1883 March 26, 1883 PR.223.1.16.1
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) 1916-1922 1954.164
Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën... Volume 5, part 1 (deel 5, stuk 1) 1724-1726 LIB.Y.1724.V
Framed leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier 1865 1947.47
The Dead at Gettysburg ca. 1863 PR.164.4.38.GettysburgDead
Lincoln visits General McClellan at Antietam 1862, published later PR.065.778.5
Dragonfly table lamp ca. 1900-1906 N84.113.1
Freedom to the Slaves ca. 1865 PR.052.58
Thomas Cole (1801-1848) ca. 1845 PR.012.2.885
Interior of Durand's Studio at Maplewood, New Jersey After 1878 PR.020.FF.1
The Draft Riots in New York- The Battle in Second Avenue 1863 PR.020.100.4
Common Sense 1776 LIB.Y1776.Paine.com
Minaret Turkish Cigarettes PR.031.111.AMER.MIN
Badge of the Society of the Cincinnati ca. 1802 1972.12ab
A Brief Description of NEW-YORK: Formerly Called New-Netherlands.. 1670 LIB.Y.1670.Den
Slant-front desk 1777-1794 1947.461
Ulysses S. Grant at Cold Harbor 1864 PR.052.56.GrantUniform.Photos.
William Walton (1706-1768) ca. 1750 1902.3
Come in, and Prevent a "Draft" ca. 1863 PR.055.3.105
The Bulls and Bears in the Market 1879 1971.104
Ma-Nuncue After 1826 PR.221.58
Parade on Broadway for McKinley & Hobart 1896 PR.008.1
Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis), Havell plate no. 26 c. 1825 1863.17.26
Abraham Lincoln April, 1865 PR.011.10
Group of Chicago Zouave Cadets PR.049.FF.MIL.CHIZOU
Snake jug 1871 1906.6ab
N Amsterdam, ou N Iork in Ameriq ca. 1700 PR.020.FF.13
Seated Man Writing, from the Economical School Series c. 1810-14 1953.274f
Contraband Camp -- Harper's Ferry, VA 1865 PR.065.815.7
Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1781-1853) ca. 1825 1920.4
"In relation to Foreign Nations." Draft of Federalist #64 ca. 1788 MSS.JohnJayPapers.1
Portrait of two girls PR.012.1.326.Box12
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.63
Twenty-third Street west of Sixth Avenue 1900 PR.020.FF.2
Stained glass window ca. 1656 1951.414b
"St. Nicholas. Dec. 6th. A.D. 343" 1810 LIB.SY.1810.94
Portrait of Six Young Women Seated in a Turkish Corner PR.120.1.3.SIX
Kerchief 1776-1777 1952.63
Speech of His Excellency George Washington, Esq; president of the United States of America, delivered to the Honorable the Congress LIB.SY.1789.39
Subway controller 1904 1922.103
The True Issue or "That's What's the Matter" 1864 PR.010.1864.35
Mrs. Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1786-1851) ca. 1825 1920.5
Plan of the City of New York 1776 LIB.NS3.M36.1.3ab
Civil Defense Volunteer Organization Uniform 1942-1945 1946.89a-c
Pastoral Scene by Andrew R. Smith 1822 MSS.BV.AfricanFreeSchool.Vol4.
Brown Brothers, Irving Place, showing east side from Eighteenth Street to Gramercy Park South March, 1909 PR.020.19.2
Stained glass window ca. 1656 1951.414c
Old Christmas : from the Sketch book of Washington Irving 1878 LIB.PS2069.C4
Illustrations of cholera asphyxia in its different stages. Selected from cases treated at the Cholera Hospital, Rivington Street 1832 LIB.Y1832.Bart.Cholera
I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance 1864 PR.011.5
Undutiful Boys 1835 1858.23
Our Indian Policy 1875 PR.029.1
George Washington (1732-1799) 1835 1858.32
New York City Hall, front elevation 1802 PR.040.1
Thoughts on African Colonization 1832 LIB.E448.G24.1832
Petition from Lydia Heckle to Marinus Willett, Mayor of New York, re: Miranda expedition, May 16, 1807 1807 MSS.NewYorkCity.Misc.1
Madison Square Presbyterian Church ca. 1906 PR.042.2
Balustrade section from Federal Hall, New York 1788-1789 1884.3
"A Visit from St. Nicholas" 1862 MSS.BV.Moore.1
Plan of the Central Park, New York : Entry No. 4 in the competition March 20, 1858 PR.003.234
Batter pitcher 1798 1937.587
Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman ca. 1869 LIB.CT.T8855.B7
Ki On Twog Ky (also known as Cornplanter ) (1732/40-1836) 1796 1867.314
The Funeral of Ulysses Grant 1885 PR.020.98.1
Flags on 57th Street, Winter 1918 1918 1984.68
Declaration of sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Society : adopted at the formation of said society, in Philadelphia, on the 4th day of December, 1833 Publication: 1848-1855 LIB.E449.A53.1848
Front View of St. Peter's Church with the intended steeple 1785 PR.McComb.4.70
Edwin Booth as Hamlet 1870-1879 PR.104.3
Draft wheel ca. 1863 1865.6
Santa Claus and his Works 1870 LIB.YC1870.Web
Central Park Competition Entry No. 29 March, 1858 PR.003.233
Wedding dress ca. 1712 with several alterations into the 20th century 1949.115a
Miscegenation: the theory of the blending of the races, applied to the American white man and negro.. 1864 LIB.E185.62.C76.1864
Elisha Kent Kane, M.D. (1820-1857) 1858 1859.1
Terms of Surrender April 9, 1865 MSS.BV.Grant
Medicine Man (Blackfoot): Plate 173 1866-68 1872.23.173
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 Child's Anti-Slavery Book 1859 LIB.E449.C5372
Albert Gallatin (1761-1849) ca. 1849 MSS.GallatinPapers.1
Fuller (Flat Iron) Building, New York 1903 PR.020.61.1
Tammany Bank ca. 1875 1937.1237
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Joseph Flor 1811 PR.022.13
American Ornithology; or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States 1880 LIB.Y1808.W
Cake board 1825-1835 1937.1562
The N. O. massacre 1866 LIB.SY.1866.43
Negro Life at the South 1859 S-225
Indenture of Peter van Dyck and Cornelia, his Wife, Documenting the Administration of Margrieta van Varick's Estate September 4, 1719 MSS.VanCortlandtPapers.vanDyck
The Course of Empire: The Savage State ca. 1834 1858.1
The Assassination of President Lincoln, at Ford's Theater, Washington D.C. April 14th 1865 1865 PR.052.60
American Bastille LIB.E458.8.M36.1870F.XL
Receipted bill, John Vernon to Benjamin White 1794 MSS.3
Camp scene from photograph ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.4
Fire engine condenser case of the Clinton Fire Company No. 41 ca. 1842 1937.1631
Cake board 1825-1835 1937.1562
The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands LIB.QH41.C26.1974
Slave shackles ca. 1866 1921.20
A Song for the times, or John Brown 1860-1870 LIB.SY.B1860.104
View from Cozzen's Hotel Near West Point, N.Y. 1863 S-189
Life studies of the Great Army 1876 PR.002.Album383
The Course of Empire: The Consummation of Empire 1835-1836 1858.3
Provisional Constitution and Ordinances for the People of the United States 1858 LIB.KF4550.Z9.B76
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
Mayor George B. McClellan at the controls of the first subway train, October 27, 1904 1904 PR.020.90.1
Astor House ca.1853-1859 PR.020.65.1
Chaise (side chair) 1779 1817.13
Journael Gehouden opt’ schip den gulden Bever en tschip den gulden Otter van de Manathans naer Patria Ende Wedrom naer de Manathans (Journal kept aboard the Ship the Golden Beaver and the Ship the Golden Otter from the Manhattans to Patria and the return) October 1660- June 1663 MSS.Ships.Journals.1600
Salver 1772-1773 1928.24
"Columbia Demands Her Children" 1864 PR.010.1864.30
Atom Bomb Hits New York City: Illustration for "Hiroshima, U.S.A." in Collier's, 5 August 1950, cover 1950 1956.7
Petition to Abraham Lincoln for recruitment of black troops ca. 1862 MSS.BV.Petitions
Punch bowl: Landing of Lafayette 1840-1850 1910.24
Properties, Including Vacant Plots, Foreclosed in Manhattan During 1930-1931-1932 March 29, 1933 LIB.F128.HD251.R28
Broadway, A.T. Stewart Dry Goods Store 1851 PR.020.FF.28
Architect's Sign ca. 1837 1953.197
Matthew Perry ca. 1855 PR.012.2.787
Manhattan Rifles! 1861-1865 PR.055.3.226
Fragment of the equestrian statue of King George III (tail) 1770-1776 1878.6
A journall, with observations on my travail from Boston in N.E. to N.Y., New Jersies, & Philadelphia... 1697 MSS.BV.Benjamin.Bullivant
Panoramic View of New York City (in Eight Sections) 1842-45 1915.76
The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant 1885-1886 LIB.XL.CT.G763.A3
Portrait of an Unidentified Woman ca. 1700-1725 1952.80
The Rail Candidate 1860 PR.010.1860.Rail
Mrs. Charles A. Lamb (1829-1893) 1878 1893.2
Wonderful Willie! : What he and Tommy did to Spain / sketches and rhymes by L.D. Bradley. ca. 1899 LIB.PZ7.B66.W6
Great Attraction at the Masonic Hall...Joice Heth 1835 LIB.SY.1835.49
Aaron Burr (1756-1836) 1836 1927.59
The definitive treaty of peace and friendship, between His Britannick Majesty, the Most Christian King, and the King of Spain : concluded at Paris, the 10th day of February, 1763, to which, the King of Portugal acceded on the same day... 1763 LIB.Y1763.Tre
Untitled (Skating in Central Park, N.Y.) ca. 1890 PR.020.50.2
Wooden leg of Gouverneur Morris ca. 1780 1954.148
Ledger, 1678-1684 1678-1684 MSS.BV.Clopper.Ledger.1678
Kast 1675-1690 1941.914
Ye book of copperheads 1863 LIB.XS.E647.L52.1863
Cayambe 1858 S-91
Politicians measuring Lincoln's shoes March 5th 1864 PR.010.1864.Politicians
Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) ca. 1793 1928.18
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
The Course of Empire: Desolation 1836 1858.5
Declaration of Independence 1776 LIB.SY.1776.4
Fete to Lafayette 1824 PR.022.9
The Indian Hunter 1860 1939.390
Poems, Henricus Selyns 1659-1686 MSS.BV.Selyns
Brandywine bowl (brandewijnkom) ca. 1700 1911.38
Fort Hamilton Polka Redowa 1852 PR.020.1.1
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 1805 1867.306
Napolean's Authorization for the Sale of the Louisiana Territory April 24, 1803 MSS.Y1803
Dressing table, New York 1795-1810 INV.14982
Settee, New York ca. 1760 INV.14952
Masonic apron, American 1780-1800 1951.523ab
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