Research & Collections News
January 20, 2020
Storied Covers : Trade Magazines Promote Rubber Technology on Page One
In August 1939, the Du Pont Rubber Chemicals Division released a new monthly trade magazine entitled News About Du Pont Rubber Chemicals and targeted it “to our friends in the rubber industry.” The Hagley Published Collections Department recently added over 100 issues through December 1
November 18, 2019
"The Fierce Joy of Conquering the Wilderness": Buying into Exploration in the Hagley Collections
Thanks to a Hagley Exploratory Research Grant, I was recently able to spend a week at Hagley’s Library to conduct research for my dissertation, which examines the material culture of exploration and field science in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.