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Digital Collections >

The New-York Historical Society’s growing digital library now includes thousands of photographs of New York City, Revolutionary Era maps, manuscripts, and broadsides, Civil War materials, manuscripts relating to slavery and African American history, and numerous other historical resources from the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library as well as highlights from several Museum collections.

The digital collections listed above are freely available online. Additional online resources, only available in the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library’s reading room, are listed here


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