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    • The Air Line Ferry

    • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Ferries; River boats--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
    • In 1859, the "Air Line" began crossing the Hudson between Saugerties and Tivoli, NY.
    • Ferry Captain

    • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Transportation--New York (State); River boats--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
    • Back of photograph identifies subjects as "J. Navins's cousin Catherine Carpenter Lynch on ferry with ferry captain".
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • "Homestead" Girls' Camp

    • Local history--New York (State); Tivoli (N.Y.)--History
    • Shown here as the girls dormitory known as "The Homestead", this house was later purchased and renovated by Saul Bellow. The house was subsequently purchased by Bard College for faculty housing (during which time it was known as "Bellows' House"),...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Tivoli Station

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Village communities; Horse-drawn vehicles;
    • Back of photo reads: "Uncle Elliott in front of Telegraph on the South side of Tivoli Station." This may have been an uncle or great-uncle of Joan Navins, Tivoli Village Historian in the 1970s.
    • Fireman's Hall

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History;
    • An image of the original firehouse, that now houses village offices, the Tivoli Free Library, and exhibit and meeting spaces.
    • Saugerties Light House

    • Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Fresnel lenses ; Saugerties (N.Y.)
    • An early image of the Saugerties Lighthouse on the Hudson River. Built in 1869, it had fallen into serious disrepair by the 1970s and 1980s. Through the efforts of the Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy, the structure has been renovated; it is...
    • 1948 Poetry Conference

    • Bard College--History
    • Elizabeth Bishop, far left, talks with Robert Lowell during a break at the 1948 Poetry Conference at Bard.
    • 1948 Poetry Conference

    • Bard College--History
    • Poetry Weekend at Bard. Left to right: Louise Bogan, William Carlos Williams, Jean Garrique, Lloyd Frankenberg, Elizabeth Bishop, Mr. Summers, Richard Wilbur, Richard Eberhart, Kenneth Rexroth, Robert Lowell.
    • St. Stephen's College Graduating Class of 1877

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); Bard College--History; College graduates
    • A photograph of the graduating class of 1877 mounted on posterboard. Around the image are the last names of the students in focus. "Class of" is handwritten within a Greek key border. "1877" is stenciled next to the key in large, red numbers,...
    • St. Stephens Class of 1896

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College graduates; Portraits; Photographs; College students--New York (State); Bard College--History;
    • This is a framed photograph of five of the 1896 St. Stephen's graduates. As noted on the back of the frame, the photographs were printed by Reverend Albert Larrieu Longley and later framed and mounted by A. Rose on June 14th, 1916. The names of the...
    • St. Stephen's Ceremonial Graduation Walk from the Early 20th Centry

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College graduates; College students--New York (State); Bard College--History;
    • A St. Stephen's Graduating class of the early 20th century marches up "The Elm Walk," strung with hanging American flags. They wear caps and gowns in the academic procession, part of the traditional commencement ceremony.
    • St. Stephen's Graduating Class of 1901

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); Portraits; Photographs; College students--New York (State); Bard College--History;
    • The graduates of the St. Stephen's Class of 1901 pose around the seated Reverend George B. Hopson (professor of Latin 1863-1916) outdoors, in front of a large tree. The 1914 alumni directory indicates that the following received Bachelor's degrees...

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