Archives are information centers where records about the past – including diaries, financial records, photographs, and emails – are made available to researchers. During the month of October, everyone is invited to celebrate archives, the work of archivists, and the rich history of Philadelphia at events across the city and surrounding areas. Join us! Learn…
From the Canterbury Tales to Ulysses, the Rosenbach’s collection is full of books that have been banned, challenged, or censored. Take your rights and the books back into your own hands, discuss the controversies surrounding them, and celebrate your freedom to read.
The event includes a History Forum with 62 exhibit tables, awards presentations, a history game, and tour of the Monmouth County Archives
A fun , hands on workshop on how to assess, arrange, restore and archive your personal memorabilia, photos and objects.
December 31st marked the 500th birthday of the “Father of Modern Anatomy” Andreas Vesalius. In 1543 Vesalius published De humani corporis fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body), a treatise that to this day is still considered a masterpiece of both medical and anatomical literature.
100 Years in Nursing History will be an ongoing exhibit that explores the rich history of the nursing profession beginning in 1915 and will include photos and selections from the archives of the Bates Center.
Prohibition-themed walking tour led by Bob Skiba and pop-up exhibit. Free snacks, cash bar (no bathtub gin). Sponsors: Heritage Center, William Way LGBT Center, MARAC-PA, PACSCL.
Fearsome beasts and fluffy friends alike will leap from the pages of the Kislak Center’s special collections as the cataloging staff hosts an evening safari that will include vicious lions, colorful fish, beautiful bugs, and perhaps even a few zoological mysteries!