Archives Month Philly: Free exhibit on Delaware River life in Bristol

Contributed by Shaun Kirkpatrick Did you know that an amusement park once sat on an island in the middle of the Delaware River?  Or that a Bristol, Pa.-to-Burlington, N.J. ferry in the 1750s charged 6 pence for a pig to ride (the same as a human), unless the pig was dead…in which case it was … More Archives Month Philly: Free exhibit on Delaware River life in Bristol

Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra

The 2012-2013 concert season of the Philadelphia Orchestra marks the one hundredth anniversary of the appointment of Leopold Stokowski as the Orchestra’s Conductor. Over the course of his twenty nine-year tenure with the PO, Stokowski developed it into one of the world’s greatest musical ensembles and helped establish Philadelphia as a center of excellence and … More Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra

New gallery exhibition at UD Library

The University of Delaware Library announces the opening of a new exhibition, “In Focus: Photography from Daguerreotype to Digital,” which will be on display in the Special Collections Exhibition Gallery on the second floor of the Morris Library from January 29, 2013, through June 16, 2013. “In Focus: Photography from Daguerreotype to Digital” reflects the … More New gallery exhibition at UD Library