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    • A pamphlet detailing the grounds of the Ward Manor property and the mission of the founders of its elderly community and childrens' summer camps.
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    • Page two of a newspaper published by the Community Service Society (formerly the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor) about radio personality Wythe Williams' visit to Ward Manor in 1941.
    • Bungalow in the woods

    • Photographs
    • Although the name of this cottage has not survived, William Matthews' scrapbook is descriptive: "A group of cottages named after New York City Hotels...They are completely outfitted for housekeeping. vacationers go and keep house for themselves. ...
    • Summer Bungalow

    • Photographs
    • Perhaps the Bungalow Pennsylvania. Families rented these cottages at a rate of five dollars per week. William Matthews' scrapbook describes Bungalow culture thus: "A group of cottages named after New York City Hotels...They are completely...
    • Young housewives

    • Photographs
    • Young wives pose for a photo in front of one of the bungalows. One woman holds a bouquet of fresh peonies. William Matthews' scrapbook provides further description: "18 summer bungalows have been built on the property--completely furnished, these...
    • Samuel Bard letter to his parents, January 23, 1762

    • Manuscripts; United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763; Seven Years' War, 1756-1763; Imprisonment--France;
    • In this letter written from a French prison, Samuel Bard reassures his parents that he is well, indicating that he has not yet been a victim of "seasoning," presumably a term of abuse. This letter was written during the fifth month of his...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Sketch for Panels 1a-c, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Half Moon (Ship); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Palatines--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town), Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History;
    • From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" Panel 1(a): Some time between September 12 and 20 Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" may have anchored near Rhinecliff. A sailor chopping a tree is watched by Indians" who have burned a tree around its base....
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Sunday Morning Before Church Service, 1790

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Panel 7 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office." "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Jacobus Stoutenburgh Clears Land, before 1741

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Slavery--New York (State)--History--18th century
    • Panel 3 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": "Before 1741. Jacobus Stoutenburgh, his sons and slaves clear the land. His log cabin, built 1723, was the first house in Hyde Park Village-- The King's...
    • Sketch for Panel 7, 1790, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Livingston family; Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Rhinebeck (N.Y.), Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
    • "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the present structure (built by John Coddington in 1809) are made of contributed stone, tow...
    • 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,...

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