How did you learn about the solar eclipse on August 21? Was it on the radio? In the newspaper? On TV? The internet or social media? From a friend? If you had lived two hundred years ago, how might you have heard?
The thrill is on, here we come China! For nearly thirty years the Objects Conservation Laboratory at the Hagley Museum has worked to preserve nineteenth-century patent models in the museum’s collection.
Hagley is pleased to announce two new digital collections of photographs that document the DuPont Company powder yards and surrounding area along the Brandywine River in Delaware.
The “High Line” on Manhattan’s Lower West Side has earned great acclaim as an example of adaptive reuse and as an innovative linear park.
The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at the Hagley Museum and Library is pleased to announce the 2017–2018 Jefferson Scholars/Hagley Library Fellow in Business and Politics, Jessica Ann Levy.
Jane Austen’s Emma, first published in the United States over 200 years ago, remains a beloved classic to this day. It was this novel that brought me to Hagley in a quest to uncover how nineteenth-century Americans read and understood Austen’s work.