From the Vaults: Dutch Nursery Rhymes

In the early days of the Holland Society, Members and Friends collected and compiled many publications on early New Netherland cultural history. This pamphlet, published in 1890, is entitled Dutch Nursery Rhymes of Colonial Times, and offers English translations.  Read or download the pamphlet at the link below. Dutch Nursery Rhymes of Colonial Times 1890

Time Capsules

In 1914, to commemorate the New Netherland Company’s charter tricentennial, a time capsule was created with directions to be opened in 1974. The time capsule was actually opened by the New-York Historical Society in 2014. Included in the time capsule were papers and artifacts specific to the time the capsule was created, including a Year Book ofContinue reading Time Capsules