Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

14 newspapers: War of 1812, Grand Review of Armies in 1865, death of FDR

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08725 Author/Creator: Place Written: [various places] Type: Newspaper Date: 1810-1945 Pagination:

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: War of 1812Civil WarMilitary HistoryPresidentWorld War IISpanish American WarAmerican West

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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