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    • Ward Manor : William H. Matthews, ca. 1940

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    • William H. Matthews, Chairman of the Ward Manor Committee and Director of the Fresh Air Camps, sits among the trees and brush. Mr. Matthews was the founder of Ward Manor as a haven for elderly people and city children, with the financial backing of...
    • John Bard, 1893

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    • Shown here at age 74, John Bard was a member of a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York City and from...
    • Margaret Johnston Bard

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    • Margaret Johnston Bard poses for a formal portrait, wearing a long velvet dress. Though few of her personal papers remain, Margaret Bard was known for her intelligence and religious devotion. Her family fortune brought wealth to John Bard through...
    • 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...
    • William Bard, son of John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Willie Bard stands for a formal portrait. The only son of Margaret Johnston Bard and John Bard, his death in 1868 plunged the family into such grief that removal from Annandale to Europe seemed the only course. A small white stone was installed...
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Pictured here as a young man, James Starr Clark came to Annandale in the 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children. He lived with the family for two years, during which time he developed a close, trusting relationship with the family. Hard working...
    • The New Madalin House

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    • Exterior of the New Madalin House. The original building burned during the week of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration in 1909. Caption attached to postcard reads: "This hotel was built in 1910 by Harry Hoffman, brother of John and Theodore. In 1915...
    • Samuel Bard to Dr. John Bard, November 28, 1761

    • Manuscripts; United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763
    • This letter was written by nineteen year old Samuel to his father Dr. John Bard. Samuel's ship was captured by the French as he sailed to England to pursue his medical education. Kept as a prisoner of war in the south of France, Samuel later...
    • John Bard letter to James Starr Clark, March 27, 1873

    • Manuscripts;
    • In this letter to James Starr Clark, John Bard discusses finances of Trinity Academy, and goes on to express dismay at the illness of John Aspinwall. He indicates further that his family is in Stuttgart to enable his daughters Emily and Rosalie a...
    • Diary of Arthur Sandys

    • Autobiography; Family histories; Sands Family; Slavery
    • The family memoirs of the Sands (Sandys) family, written by Arthur Sands, grandson of William Bard, and nephew of St. Stephen's founder John Bard. Arthur's father was Ferdinand Sands, who married William Bard's daughter Susan. Ferdinand and Susan...
    • Gerry House

    • Photographs; College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • The President's House was built in 1913 with money from Robert L. Gerry and his family. Major additions to the two ends of the house were added in 1966.
    • 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...
    • "Zabriskie's Waterfalls"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College
    • In this image taken in the summer of 1945, the Zabriskie family still owned Blithewood and much of the land adjoining Bard College. As evidenced by this image labelled 'Zabrisky's (sic) Falls', a good deal of student trespassing transpired before...
    • Whaleback

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.); Automobiles;
    • This building known as the Whaleback has been owned twice by Bard. Early in the 20th century, it was a student dormitory, (see: http://www.hrvh.org/u?/bard,212). In 1965 Bard purchased it for use as faculty apartment housing. Originally, this...
    • Presidents House postcard

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.); St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); Postcards;
    • The President's House was built in 1913 with money from Robert L. Gerry and his family. Major additions to the two ends of the house were added in 1966.
    • Cedar Hill Cottage

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.);
    • Emily Olssen Bleeker lived at in Cedar Hill Cottage as a child when her father, the Rev. William Whittingham Olssen taught at St. Stephen's in the late 19th. century. Her recently published memoir 'A New York Lady' includes a passage about living...
    • Robert Fulton to Dr. Wilson, March 1, 1814

    • Records and correspondence; Livingston family;
    • This is a manuscript letter from Robert Fulton to an associate of the Livingston family regarding an ongoing financial dispute between himself and member(s) of the Livingston family.
    • Sketches for Panels 9 and 10,  Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Mary Powell (Ship); Hudson River Day Line
    • Preliminary artist's sketch for Panels 9 and 10 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Panel 9: "1865. A local family in Winter's Express is moving out West. In the foreground cutter sits Mr. DeLamater just made the first President of the First National...

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