Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesScope Note: Located at mouth of Hudson River; visited by Europeans 16th-17th century. Established at the southern tip of Manhattan Island as a trading post by colonists of the Dutch Republic; which served as the seat of the colonial government in New Netherland territory. It was seized by the British in 1664. Was a cosmopolitan center and the nation's largest city by the 18th century. Today it is a huge metropolis composed of five boroughs corresponding to five counties.
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Overview Papers compiled by Georgia O'Keeffe over the course of her life. Materials include the Abiquiu Notebooks and other business papers, biographical materials, house and property files, subject files, travel files, writings, notes, correspondence, clippings, and photographic material, and date from 1914 to 1991.