October is American Archives Month, an opportunity for archives and archivists around the country to raise public awareness about the value of historical records and collections. Archives Month Philly is an annual celebration of archives, special collections and cultural institutions that draws inspiration from both the national American Archives Month effort and past Archives Week initiatives…
What people see in the heavens has, through the ages, been connected with religion, time and science.
This exhibition highlights the myriad ways that Shakespeare, both the man and his works, have inspired artists of all kinds.
Rare book librarians on staff provide a basic introduction to the history of the book using the items from the collections
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of “The Book of Three,” the first book in Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain Chronicles, with a lecture by Tamora Pierce and ongoing exhibition of archival materials.
Dr. Marc Stein will use Philadelphia LGBT history to explore the sexual dimensions of the past when historians, librarians, archivists, publishers, and others construct and reconstruct historical narratives.
As part of the Haverford Libraries “Dig Into the Archives” series, librarian Mike Zarafonetis will use archival materials to talk about brewers and brewing history in the Philadelphia area.
The 2nd Annual Philadelphia Lantern Slide Salon showcases glass lantern slides from the special collections of 6 Philadelphia institutions projected from an historic lantern projector in the Wagner’s Victorian-era lecture hall.