Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

The Robinson House at Manassas Battlefield [Henry Hill]. [March 1862 ca.]

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0405 Author/Creator: Place Written: Manassas, Virginia Type: Photograph Date: 1862/03 ca. Pagination: 1 photograph 10.8 x 12.7 cm

A view of the Robinson House and front yard. Numeric Notation: "319 I"

Order a CopyCitation Guidelines for Online Resources