Research & Collections News
As I go about unpacking and cataloging the Rothschild Patent Model Collection, I get excited when I recognize a familiar name or place. The patent models in the collection represent inventors from all over the United States – even the world.
We are proud to announce that Roger Horowitz, Director of Hagley’s Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, has received the 2016 Outstanding Academic Book Award by Choice for his book Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food.
When perusing the bookshelves at a library, it is not uncommon to chance upon a serendipitous find completely unrelated to the original book that was sought. It just occurred to me that the same thing can happen when searching through the Hagley Digital Archives.