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New York

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope 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.

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

My First Trip to New York Manuscript

Identifier: MS-60
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.

New York Hospital card, undated

Identifier: 2020.5.8
Overview Identification card for New York Hospital, issued to Georgia O'Keeffe. Card has hole punch. Originally enclosed in bronze card holder with O'Keeffe's social security number.

Seagram Building, New York, between 1958 and 1965

 Item — Box 16
Identifier: 2006.6.1290
Overview View of a modern skyscraper, Seagram Building, looking upward. The metal and glass of the windows create an expansive pattern of geometric squares.