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Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo

University at Buffalo Libraries - Digital Collections

Dates of Original: 1994 - 2009; 1915 - 1930; c. 1890 - 1910

The Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo, one of the first private clubs for women in the United States, was founded in 1894 "to advance the interests of education, literature and art" (Source: "Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo, History"). Charlotte Mulligan, a teacher, writer, and musician from a well-to-do family was the driving force behind its creation. She envisioned a club rich in tradition, education, and culture, and the elegant Green & Wicks-designed Clubhouse, with characteristic symmetry and balance, is a testament to that vision. It is the oldest women... Read more

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UAlbany University Archives

University at Albany, SUNY - Science Library

Dates of Original: c. 1860 - 1990

Founded in 1844, the University at Albany carries out undergraduate and graduate education, research, and service. It began as the New York State Normal School on May 7, 1844 and in 1909 established on what is today called the downtown campus. It is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, and has three campuses: the Uptown Campus in Albany, which borders on Guilderland's McKownville neighborhood, the Downtown Campus in Albany, and the East Campus in the City of Rensselaer, across the Hudson River from Albany.

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Burt Loescher Collection on Rogers' Rangers in the French and Indian War

Ticonderoga Historical Society

Burt Garfield Loescher (1917-2006) was a significant researcher on Roger’s Rangers. Robert Rogers (1731-1795) was an American-born soldier and adventurer who served in the British Army during both the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War.
During the French and Indian War, Rogers raised companies of soldiers, dubbed “rangers” and known for their bold exploits in the Lake Champlain and Lake George regions of Northern New York. His military strategies were the inspiration for the formation of the U.S. Army’s elite Ranger Corps and he continues to capture the public’s... Read more

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North Star

St. John Fisher College

Dates of Original: 1848 - 1851

The North Star was a mid-19th century abolitionist or anti-slavery newspaper. It was published by Frederick Douglass in Rochester, New York. The title was a reference to directions given to slaves trying to reach Northern states and Canada: follow the North Star. The newspaper was published weekly and circulated to more than 4,000 readers in United States and abroad.

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