Submitted by Ken Cleary On October 23, the Curtis Institute of Music welcomed Archives Month Philly enthusiasts for a tour of their historic conservancy and archives. Located adjacent to Rittenhouse Square at 1726 Locust Street and situated within three former mansion homes, the Curtis Institute of Music is as much a sight to behold, as … More Archives Month Philly: Curtis Institute of Music Historical Tour
On October 15th, representatives from the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania and Heritage Reports gathered at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to present on a new digital history project about the First World War. Inspired by a list of names and addresses uncovered in the Pennsylvania State Archives, “The Fallen of the Great War: The Philadelphia Project” aims … More Archives Month Philly: Fallen of the Great War
Did you attend an event or exhibit as part of Archives Month Philly 2014? Did your institution host an event or exhibit? Do you have ideas for Archives Month Philly 2015? Isn’t answering questions fun? If your answers to any of these is “yes,” the Archives Month Philly Planning Team would love your help. Please … More Archives Month Philly: We Want Your Feedback!
On October 11th, more than 50 attendees braved the rain in Wilmington, Delaware for a peek behind-the-scenes of the Hagley Library. DVAG’s own Laurie Rizzo and Abby Adams were on-hand to showcase some of the archives’ most notable and unique items, including assorted issues of DuPont Magazine, photographs of Stephanie Kwolek (inventor of Kevlar), and various … More Archives Month Philly: Hagley Library Open House
Archives Month Philly, a month-long festival of history-themed events at Philadelphia’s vibrant and diverse archives, special collections libraries, and cultural institutions, returns for a second year. This year’s headlining events include a chance to view historic lantern slides, an exclusive look at the stories of Philadelphia’s World War I dead, a revealing talk on the … More Archives Month Philly Returns!