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 "My First Trip to New York," a ten-page handwritten manuscript by Georgia O'Keeffe recounting her first trip to New York to study at the Art Students' League and meeting Alfred Stieglitz. Includes six typed transcripts of text with various levels of edits, and the original folder housing the materials. Materials date 1983, undated.