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.
Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box 18
Overview Partial view of the New York City skyline from an open window with a transparent curtain blowing in the upper left corner of the photograph. Visible is the Chrysler Building and numerous other highrise buildings surrounding it.
Item — Box 1
Scope and Content Note From the Collection: This collection contains over 1100 photographs, including copy prints, contact sheets, film, and Polaroids relating to the life and work of Georgia O'Keeffe. The collection includes photography by O'Keeffe that reflects her daily life and photography interests, as well as photography of O'Keeffe and her properties, artwork, and travel. A small portion of the collection relates to The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation and the catalogue raisonne. Copy prints in the collection are often by fine art...
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.
Item — Box 1: Series 1
Scope and Content Note From the Collection: The letters from Georgia O'Keeffe to Charles Wickham "Wick" Moore relate to their personal friendship. Among the letters are three postcards with images of O'Keeffe's Abiquiu property on the front and one photograph of the Rio Chama.