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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hartzell Album, Page 28

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • Four photographs depicting various views of the campus. Notable is the image of the Chapel with what appears to be a path at the south face. Identified here as the "circle," this walkway no longer exists. Also of interest is the photograph...
    • St. Stephen's Basketball Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • The December 7, 1933 issue of "The Lyre Tree" reported the start of the upcoming basketball season this way: "The St. Stephen's basket-ball team makes its first start of the current season this Friady night when the Drew University five comes to...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Scenes from 1716 and 1728

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Palatines--New York (State)
    • Panel 2: 1716. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" "Sunday before the new First Church, union of Calvinists and Lutherans, at Wey's Crossing, center of the Palatine colony. In 1729 the Lutherans moved to the site of the present Stone...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: John and Samuel Bard, ca. 1789

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 6. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office," published by Town of Hyde Park Historical Society: In the late 1780s. Dr. John Bard and Dr. Samuel Bard examine their new Italian melons, fertilized with...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Bard-Hosack Farm, 1790

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 7. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "The Bard Hosack Farm with the Red House (built 1764 by Dr. John Bard, located north of St. James Church, model for the present Post Office). Merino sheep imported to...
    • Chester Presbyterian Church Centennial.

    • Church schools; Churches; Clippings;Cycling; Farm life; Floods; Homicides; War;
    • Newspaper clipping with stories of the first one hundred years of the Chester Presbyterian Church and its ministers. Clipping also includes other short unrelated articles of local interest.
    • Imperial Sultan's Interest

    • Photographs; Cattle; Cows; Dairying;
    • Photograph of Imperial Sultan's Interest, presumed to be an Edmond Butler Brook Farm's award winning cow. Butler was famous for importing cattle stock from the Isle of Jersey.
    • The Old Dutch Church

    • Postcards; Churches; Pews; Altars;
    • Color image of pews leading to an alter. Behind the alter is a stained glass window. Letter press on back reads: The "Old Dutch Church" Kingston, N. Y. Organized in 1659. Present church edifice built 1852. Designed by Minard LeFever "the Sir...
    • Jean Giron Letter, 1699

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    • Letter written in French by Jean Giron of Quebec (City) in Canada to Hugo Freer of New Paltz, New York, 1699 discussing Freer's recent marriage and other family news. Of interest is Giron's negative attitude towards Freer marrying outside of the...
    • Jean Tebenin will of 1719

    • Huguenots;
    • Last will and testament of Jean Tebanin, schoolmaster a New Paltz, New York, written in French, 1719. Of interest are comments relating to the French and Dutch languages as New Paltz and provisions made to the town's poor population.
    • Jean Tebenin will of 1730

    • Huguenots;
    • Last will and testament of Jean Tebanin, schoolmaster a New Paltz, New York, written in French, 1730. Of interest are comments relating to the French and Dutch languages as New Paltz and provisions made to the town's poor population.
    • Louis Bevier Will, 1715

    • Huguenots;
    • The first of three last wills and testaments written by Louis Bevier, Huguenot refugee and one of the founders of New Paltz, NY. Of particular interest are the provisions made for the testator's disabled son, Andries.
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The double row of "pine trees" in different proportions adds interest to the border of this coverlet. This tree-like motif used on borders may have been referred...
    • Members of the first 'Past Time Club'

    • Men; Group portraits; Clubs
    • Group portrait of 14 men wearing suits. The Pastime Club was incorporated on April 27, 1891, possibly in response to the interest of the sport of 'baseball' and the friendly challenge of the existing 'Downhillers' and 'Uphillers' who played the...
    • Piermont Outlook

    • Pamphlets; Churches; Drawings;
    • This is the cover of a pamphlet for a publication titled, "The Piermont Outlook". The cover depicts a black-and-white line drawing which shows a wooded area on the banks of a river. In the 'O' of the word 'outlook' in the publication's title,...
    • Historic map of Tappan

    • Maps; Historic sites;
    • This is a color hand-drawn map of the places of interest within the town of Tappan in the year 1895. The map's title indicates, "Tappan 1895 as recalled at the Annual Meeting of the Public Library April 22, 1964." The right side of the map has a...

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