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J.M. Barrie's Boy Castaways Learn more about the only surviving copy of an adventure story by the creator of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie.  
July 7, 2009
Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American collection The Randolph Linsly Simpson Collection presents a vivid picture of black life and American racial attitudes from the 1850s-1940s through many formats including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and card photographs.
June 29, 2009
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers Selected manuscripts, letters, photographs, printed materials, personal papers, and art and objects which document the life and work of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, principally up until 1946, the year of Stein's death.
June 29, 2009
Prints in the William A. Speck Collection A selection of prints and ephemera from the William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana, probably the largest outside of Germany devoted to the poet.
June 29, 2009
Living Portraits: Carl Van Vechten's Color Photographs of African Americans, 1939-1964 Vivid photographic portraits of artists, entertainers, activists, educators, and public intellectuals taken by Carl Van Vechten, American writer and patron of the Harlem Renaissance.
June 29, 2009
Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe Archive A variety of photographs, paintings and drawings, and letters and ephemera documenting the lives and careers of the photographer/publisher/gallery owner Alfred Stieglitz and the painter Georgia O'Keeffe.
June 29, 2009
Visconti Tarot Created between 1428-1447, these lavishly hand-painted, gold and silver tarot cards are one of the oldest sets in existence.
June 29, 2009

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