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N-YHS Digital Collections
Civil War stereographs, 1861-1865
Abraham Lincoln manuscripts, 1858-1865
Benjamin Segan letters, 1943-1945
Boys' Club of New York photographic negatives, 1920-1980
Burr McIntosh photograph collection, 1898-1910
Cass Gilbert presentation drawings, circa 1900-1935
Civil War Collections
Highlights from the Drawing Collection
Highlights from the Painting Collection
Highlights from the Photograph Collections
Highlights from the Sculpture Collection
James Reuel Smith springs and wells photograph collection, 1893-1902
Jessie Tarbox Beals photograph collection, circa 1905-1940
Collections Relating to Black History
N-YHS Digital Collections
New-York Historical Society quarterly, 1917-1980
Norvin H. Green collection of elevated railroad photographs, circa 1890-1910, 1937-1941
Photographs of New York City and Beyond
Robert L. Bracklow photograph collection, 1882-1918 (bulk 1896-1905)
Witness to the Early American Experience
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300 pound Parrot Gun, in Ft. Chatfield, Morris Island, S.C.
Stereograph: 300 pound Parrott Gun, named after a Col. Brayton, with soldiers ready to fire it.
A battery of 'Quaker guns.'
Stereograph: Soldiers with rifles standing guard over decoy cannons made of logs mounted to wheels.
Garrison of Fort Wagner on parade
Stereograph: Garrison of Fort Wagner on parade, tents and fortification in background.
Interior of Ft. Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., showing officers' quarters
Stereograph: Interior of Ft. Wagner, Morris island, S.C., showing tents on platforms that serve as officers' quarters.
Interior view of Ft. Putnam, Charleston Harbor, S.C.
Stereograph: Interior view of Fort Putnam, Charleston Harbor, S.C. with piles of cannonballs.
Mounting Guard' in Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C.
Stereograph: Soldiers in formation, mounting guard in Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C.
North east angle of Ft. Marshall, Sullivan Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C.
Stereograph: Cannons on the parapet of Fort Marshall, Sullivan Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C.
Ordinance [sic] yard, Morris Island near Charleston, S.C.
Stereograph: Cannons and other ordnance at Morris Island, South Carolina., Image by Sam A. Cooley, see: Library of Congress, American Memory, under Sam A. Cooley, [Morris Island, S.C. Ordnance depot]
Part of interior of Fort Walker, Port Royal
Stereograph: Wood bracing the masonry fortifications, with cannon above, and laundry hanging from lines below.
Possibly Hilton Head
Stereograph: Fortifications, buildings and small cabins in a flat landscape.
Preparing cotton for the gin
Stereograph: African Americans outside a building preparing cotton for the cotton gin, possibly at Smith's plantation, Port Royal.
Slave quarters Smith's plantation, Port Royal
Stereograph: House with African Americans seated in front, Smith's plantation, Port Royal.
The Parrot Rifled Cannon that threw the shot and shell in Charleston, S.C., from Morris Island
Stereograph: Parrott rifled cannons that shelled Charleston, S.C., from Morris Island, lined up under some trees.
The famous 'swamp angel' gun; throws rifled shell into Charleston night and day
Stereograph: Soldiers with the 'Swamp Angel' gun.
Wreck of the original Swamp Angel, the first gun that fired on Charleston
Stereograph: Wreck of the original Swamp Angel, the first gun that fired on Charleston, soldiers in boat in the background. Tax stamp on verso.
[Fort Wagner, Folly Island, South Carolina]
Stereograph: Fortification, possibly Fort Wagner on Folly Island, with cannon in foreground, piles of shot beyond.