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    • 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...
    • Francis C. Post ...with girls living at the Home, 1910

    • Girls; Boarding school students
    • Francis C. Post stands with some of the girls from the Watts de Peyster Home, formerly the Trinity School and Home. Mr. Post was superintendent of the farm from 1899 to 1910. At his death in December of 1910, a newspaper clipping read: "He was...
    • 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--...
    • Dedication of Corti Memorial bench

    • Exedrae (Seating)
    • Harvey Fite presenting the bench given in memory of Dr. Louis Feloy Corti in June of 1948. At the time, the Bardian reported on the event, stating: " Dr. Corti was a teacher of the Romance Languages at the College from 1924 to 1941 and was loved...
    • Observatory

    • Photographs; College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • The observatory was built in 1875, housing a telescope that was the gift of Mr. John Campbell of New York.
    • 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,...
    • Rev. Robert B. Fairbairn

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States
    • Rev. Robert B. Fairbairn was the third president of the college. During this time the title warden was used and he is often referred to as "The Great Warden," having served as warden from 1863 to 1898, making him the longest serving head of the...
    • Erie RR Station Agent's Office

    • Group portraits;photographs;Railroad stations
    • This is the only known photograph of the 1915 Chester Erie Station agent’s office taken while the station was in operation. It was taken in October, 1922 for use in the Erie Magazine. L-r: Robert Marvin, Station Master & John I. Edwards. Items...
    • First athletic awards banquet team gift to coach 1959

    • Photographs; Awards; Banquets; Tables; Coaches (Athletics)
    • Presentation of gift from the Blue Falcons to the coach and physical education instructor, Mr. Richard Skimin at the first annual athletic awards banquet. Dean Michael Brick is to the left of Mr. Skimin and Comptroller Robert T. Kreiling is on the...
    • New York State Thruway

    • Postcards; Photographic postcards; Rest stops; Restaurants; Gift shops;
    • "Modena Plaza showing beautiful Hot Shoppes Restaurant and Gift Shop." - letterpress caption from verso of postcard
    • Deed of gift of Sime to Peter Lefever

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • Deed of gift transfering ownership of a 15 year old male slave, Sime, from Daniel Lefever to his son, Peter Lefever. Also transfered in this deed are bedding, curtains, a colt, a sheep, and cattle. Both men were residents of New Paltz, NY.
    • Transfer of Cato from John Sip

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • Deed of gift transferring ownership of a young child, Cato, from John Sip to Enoch Vreeland. Both men were residents of Essex County, NJ. Cato was the son of Coullen and was only 2 years and 6 months old at the time of the transfer.
    • Judy Jackson obituary

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    • Obituary of Judy Jackson, often called Aunt Judy. The obituary briefly describes her life as a slave. She was two years old when Jeremiah Merrit bought her and her mother. Judy was later purchased by Philip LeFevre as a wedding gift for his son,...

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