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    • Portrait of Samuel Bard

    • Bard, Samuel, 1742-1821
    • This photograph depicts an oil portrait of Samuel Bard as an older man who shows the weight of great responsibilities and sorrows. Samuel Bard launched the first medical school in New York City, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, attached to...
    • 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...
    • Sketch for Panel 5, Hyde Park Post Office Mural

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr. Samuel Bard's store and two dwellings face...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dr. David Hosack and Harriet Martineau, 1835

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History; Hosack, David, 1769-1835; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Panel 5 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr....
    • Dr. Urban T. Kemble Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Country life; Physicians;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes photographs of and interview with Dr. Urban T. Kemble of Eureka, New York.
    • Public nursing

    • Nursing; Nurses; Physicians; Children; Women
    • Three women and their children are shown in what appears to be a waiting room. There is a nurse standing to the right of the door. A toddler is standing in a playpen.
    • 1864-11-06 Letter from Dr. West to Josiah P. Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United...
    • Dr. West writes to Josiah to alert him that Johannes has taken a turn for the worse. New symptoms have set in and the Captain's condition is a critical one. He advises Josiah to return to Winchester as soon as he can.
    • 1864-11-14 Letter from Dr. West to J.P. Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United...
    • Dr. West writes to Josiah explaining the details of Johannes' death. He states that Johannes took a turn for the worse on the 4th of November and died five days later on the morning of the 10th. He does not think Johannes suffered and believes he...
    • Dr. Cornelius Agnew

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs; Physicians;
    • Dr. Cornelius Agnew, 1830-1888, was an oculist and a friend of Charles Park. He came to Palisades in 1860 and built a house on Lamont Hill. Dr. Cornelius Agnew was a well known eye and ear specialist. He was a professor at Columbia University's...
    • Dr. John Torrey

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs; Physicians;
    • Dr. John Torrey was a distinguished botanist who summered at Torrey Cliff. He founded Torrey Botanical Club and established the New York Botannical Garden in 1888.
    • Dr. Abraham Gesner

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs; Physicians
    • Dr. Abraham Gesner, was born 1797. He was the nephew of Nicholas who visited in 1850 from Nova Scotia. The earliest Gesner family member, Johan Hendrick, came to Tappan and bought 56 acres from Johannes DeFries.
    • Dr. Cornelius R. Agnew

    • Photographs; Physicians; Portrait photographs; Physicians;
    • A photograph of a framed photograph of Dr. Cornelius R. Agnew, 1830-1888, who was an oculist and a friend of Charles Park. He came to Palisades in 1860 and built a house on Lamont Hill. Dr. Cornelius Agnew was a well known eye and ear...

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