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2013-09-09 16:22:01

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New-York Historical Society announces Pam B. Schafler, a Trustee of the institution since 2006, as its next Board Chair. On September 10, she will officially succeed Roger Hertog, who served as Board Chair for seven years and will now become Chair of New-York Historical's Executive Committee. "I think it's fair to say that to be a leader of the New-York Historical Society, one has to love history," stated Roger Hertog. "Pam...

2013-05-09 23:22:56

Collection from The New-York Historical Society Chronicles All Aspects of the American Civil War Through Invaluable Primary Resources IPSWICH, Mass./BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 EBSCO introduces Civil War Primary Source Documents, a comprehensive collection of primary source materials chronicling various aspects of the American Civil War. Drawn from the holdings of the New-York Historical Society, the collection captures various accounts of the Civil War as it was experienced on...

2012-03-13 08:30:00

NEW YORK, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New-York Historical Society will present Chelsea Clinton with the History Makers Medal on Tuesday, May 8, as it holds its annual Strawberry Festival benefit luncheon. The event, celebrating women in philanthropy, will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street. Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes News Correspondent, will make special introductory remarks and Dolley Madison biographer...

2008-07-06 15:00:28

Racine library pays tribute to Hamilton Racine -- "Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America" - - a traveling exhibit that tells the story of his rise to George Washington's war time aide and later to Washington's Secretary of the Treasury -- opens Wednesday at the Racine Public Library and continues through Aug. 8. The exhibit -- organized by the New York Historical Society, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Library Association -- has been made...