Library floor looking north from balcony, showing Librarian Alexander J. Wall, Jr. near the moving cartons, June 22, 1937. (N-YHS Archives, box 3, folder 6).
Librarians Miss Lent, Miss Barck (presumably the...Read More
The New-York Historical Society Library holds many items created by George Copway, the Ojibwe minister, missionary, translator, lecturer, author, healer, and self-appointed chief. George Copway (Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh) was born in 1818 on the mouth of the Trent River in Ontario, Upper Canada, the traditionally reared son of a Mississauga community leader.
Following a childhood conversion to Christianity, he was ordained a minister in the Wesleyan Methodist Conference of Eastern British...Read More
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