New-York Historical Society Library Exhibitions

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All the News That’s Fit to Print – By Hand: Manuscript Periodicals from the New-York Historical Society

This exhibit was curated by Joseph Ditta, Reference Archivist, Manuscripts Division   James Johns (1797-1874), Vermont Autograph and Remarker (Huntington, Vt.), 1 December 1854. Were it not for its upward slanting lines of text, one might guess this tiny newspaper rolled off a press, but it was “pen printed.” Pen printing was a form of precise […]

Inventing the American Presidency

Now on view in the Reading Room of the Patricia Klingenstein Library: Inventing the American Presidency.   This exhibition is being presented as a part of the Society’s Presidency Project. Locke, John, 1632-1704 An essay concerning the true original extent and end of civil government. Boston: Re-printed and sold by Edes and Gill, in Queen Street, 1773 […]


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