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Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society

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This online collection includes over 2,000 items from 12 collections that highlight the New-York Historical Society's Civil War holdings in the Library's Manuscript Department, the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, and the Museum Division. They include manuscript correspondence, photographs, stereographs, drawings and sketches, prints, patriotic stationery, and recruiting posters.

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Broadsides

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The broadside collection spans the late-17th through the 21st centuries, and includes advertisements for products, services and entertainments; notices of property sales; transcriptions of public speeches; campaign announcements; calls to arms; warnings about epidemics; song lyrics and poetry. Through the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, all 18,000 broadsides are catalogued in the Library’s online catalog.

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