Research & Collections News
July 16, 2020
Margolies Collection of Travel Ephemera, Photographs, and Postcards open for research!
The Hagley Library is pleased to announce that we have completed processing the Margolies Collection of Travel Ephemera. The collection is now open for research. We have two finding aids for the collection, one for the ephemera and another for the photographs and postcards:
June 30, 2020
Three to Be Served (1944): Film from the National Industrial Information Committee
"Oh, good gosh!" So Bill Miller claims numerous times in Three to be Served, a 1944 educational film presented by the National Industrial Information Committee (NIIC) and sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).
June 29, 2020
Live with the Hagley Historian: Samuel Francis Du Pont, Slavery, and the American Civil War
In this edition of Live with the Hagley Historian recorded on May 22nd, Lucas Clawson talks about Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont’s first-hand experience with slavery, the concept of ex-slaves as "contrabands" of war, an
June 26, 2020
History Hangout: William H. Rau, James Zellner, & the Mauch Chunk Lantern Slides
In the Fall of 2019, Skylar Harris, the Hagley Library's Digitization and Metadata Coordinator began a project to digitize the library's unprocessed collections of glass plate images associated with the Ph