Research & Collections News
February 26, 2014
Library Receives $5,560 to Rehouse the J. Victor Dallin Aerial Survey Collection
Late in December, Hagley Museum and Library learned that it had been awarded $5,560 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to rehouse the J. Victor Dallin Aerial Survey Collection photographs.
January 29, 2014
Hidden Treasures in the Hagley Archives: 1795 Land Survey Map of Southern Chester County and Northern Delaware
A particularly interesting map has been found in the archives at Hagley Library. The 4.5’ x 5.1’ map was drawn by John Harlan who notated “A map of surveys taken the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th month of 1795 when Sam Sharp was learning the art of surveying.
December 22, 2013
Sewing Machine History Now Online
Hagley is excited to announce the addition of a significant collection of sewing machine trade journals to the Digital Archives. Seventeen volumes of the Sewing Machine Times spanning the years of 1891 to 1911 have been digitized and are available to view.