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At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

New-York Historical Society New York Historical Society Semi-Centennial Celebration

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: JB00065 Author/Creator: New-York Historical Society Place Written: Type: Pamphlet Date: Pagination:


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