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    • Rev. James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Photographed here as a distinguished older man, James Starr Clark was a pivotal figure in the 19th century history of Tivoli. Arriving at Annandale in the early 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children, he lived with the family for two years, during...
    • Watts De Peyster Industrial Home and School

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • Despite the title of the postcard, this building was never home to John Watts De Peyster, who lived at Rose Hill in Tivoli. Originally built under the direction of James Starr Clark with funds provided by John and Margaret Bard, this school had...
    • Hartzell Album, Reamer Kline Letter

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
    • This is copy of a letter from President Reamer Kline dated March 17, 1967 thanking Paul Hartzell for his gift of this photograph album to Bard College. President Kline makes reference to its value to future chroniclers of the college history--...
    • A Brief History of Tivoli

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Tivoli (N.Y.)--History
    • This pamphlet outlines a brief history of the village of Tivoli, focusing on the buildings, businesses, and townspeople that have comprised it. It should be noted that 'A Brief History of Tivoli' contains significant errors, augmented through time...
    • Hoffman Store Public Sale Notice

    • General stores
    • This newspaper advertisement signalled the end of an era as Hoffman's Store, located at the base of Broadway, sold off its stock at auction. In his book 'Tivoli, a Social History,' Richard Wiles states that this event was an indication that Tivoli...
    • Tivoli Revisited

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Local history pamphlets
    • This well researched and readable pamphlet has become a standard reference work for anyone interested in Tivoli's history.
    • Hirsch Family

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College
    • A family portrait of the Hirsch family. Seated, from left to right are: Roland, Thomas, and Elisabeth Hirsch, Elisabeth's mother, Toni Feist, and Felix Hirsch. Felix was Librarian and Professor of History at Bard from 1937-1954, and Elisabeth...
    • Osculation vs. Oscillation

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State); Academic costume
    • Five students of St. Stephen's College wearing academic gowns review mathematical equations written on a chalkboard in an Aspinwall classroom. In Reamer Kline's history of the college, this photograph is captioned as follows: "One of the principles...
    • Sketch for Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State)
    • Scene from history of Rhinebeck ca. 1774. "General Richard Montgomery and his wife, Janet Livingston, plant locust seedlings on what will become the lawn of "Grasmere." The bricks were baked in a home-made kiln. An ox tramples clay near an...
    • Sketch for Panel 5, Hyde Park Post Office Mural

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr. Samuel Bard's store and two dwellings face...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dr. David Hosack and Harriet Martineau, 1835

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History; Hosack, David, 1769-1835; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Panel 5 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr....
    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Hambletonian Monument

    • Photographs; Monuments; Horse racing;
    • Photograph of the Hambletonian Monument located on Hambletonian Ave., at intersection with Oakland Avenue. “Hambletonian, "The Father of Harness Racers" owned by entrepreneur Wm Rysdyck. Rysdyck's horses "Long Island Black Hawk" and "New York...
    • Mountain View Game Preserve

    • Photographs; Farms;
    • On the old Monroe-Chester road. Sign on tree: "Mountain View Game Preserve" as viewed from the farmhouse looking easterly. This is nown as the Thaddeus Seely Farm, "According to [Mildred Parker] Seese, Thaddeus Seely built this house in 1752. The...
    • Mountain View Farm & Game Preserve

    • Photographs; Agricultural facilities; Farms;
    • Photograph of the Mountain View Farm & Game Preserve on the old Monroe-Chester road as viewed from across the street looking westerly. Known as the Thaddeus Seely Farm, "According to [Mildred Parker] Seese, Thaddeus Seely built this house in 1752....
    • Salvaged Ludowici Roof Tile

    • Railroad stations; Roofing tiles;
    • An original Ludowici "Imperial" roof tile salvaged from Station roof during the 1991 restoration of Chester's 1915 Erie Railroad Station.

      It bears the following marks: 1-1-15; Ludowici Celadon Co., Chicago; Imperial Tile. This style is...

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