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Archives & Special Collections

Archival Materials

The Archives & Special Collections division features an array of archival materials on Hunter College and CUNY. Examples of archives in the division include: Hunter College Commencement Programs from 1870, Hunter College Publications including the yearbook Wistarion from 1896, and materials from Hunter College.

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Graduate Theses

The division holds graduate theses written by Hunter College graduate students in the Arts & Sciences and Humanities. Theses are catalogued in CUNY+.

Special Collections

All books in Special Collections can be found in OneSearch. Below is a list of some highlights in the collection.

Brodhead, John R. ed. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York. 15 vols. New York: Weed, Parsons & Co. 1853-1887.

Harper, Ida Husted. The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony; including public addresses, her own letters and many from her contemporaries during fifty years. A story of the evolution of the status of woman. 3 vols. Indianapolis: Hollenbeck Press. 1898-1908.

Ingraham, Edward D. A sketch of the events which preceded the capture of Washington, by the British, on the twenty-fourth of August, 1814. Philadelphia: M. Carey., 1849

Jefferson, Thomas. The writings of Thomas Jefferson : being his autobiography, correspondence, reports, messages, addresses, and other writings, official and private . 9 vols. New York: H. W. Derby. 1861.

Ramsay, David. The history of the American Revolution. Philadelphia: R. Aitken & Son. 1789.