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noun as in archives

noun as in library

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His Athenaeum show, “Memorial Leaves,” uses plant and tree leaves to make new prints of historical photos related to the Civil War and one of its most famous witnesses, Walt Whitman.

The "London Athenaeum" spoke of it as having been described as a "tomahawk sort of satire."

He said I ought to belong to the Athenaeum, and he would propose me, and the committee would elect me as a matter of course.

He used to make his way to the Athenaeum early in the day 264 and go straight to the library.

Edwin was the leading man at the Howard Athenaeum, playing stock pieces and supporting travelling stars.

There is the story of the man who gained admittance to the Athenaeum Library in Boston, although he was not a member.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to athenaeum, such as: library, museum, office, registry, repository, and storage.

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