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The New York State Capitol and the Great Fire Of 1911

The New York State Capitol and the Great Fire Of 1911( )
Author: Mercer, Paul
Weiss, Vicki
Friends of the New York State Library,
Series title:Images of America Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

In the early morning hours of March 29, 1911, a fire broke out in the New York State Capitol at Albany. By sunset, the entire western portion of the building had sustained extensive structural damage. Within lay the entire collection of the New York State Library, almost completely reduced to ashes. Founded in 1818, this had been one of the finest research libraries in the country and home to innumerable manuscript and printed rarities. In a particularly bitter irony, the fire struck...
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Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (Dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa)
Travel / United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic (Nj, Ny, Pa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.044 Pounds

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