Research & Collections News
August 19, 2016
New Collections in the Hagley Digital Archives (August 2016)
As we reported last month in the Collection and Research News, the library recently launched a new Digital Archives platform. While we were busy migrating a huge amount of content to the new site, we built up a backlog of new digitized material that we are now putting online.
July 22, 2016
Museum Collection: Improving the Sound of Music with U. S. Patent Models
The beautiful melodic sounds made by musical instruments, such as pianos and organs, have enriched our lives for centuries. Many of these instruments, as well as the sounds they produced, have been greatly enhanced by inventors who patented their improvements through the U. S. patent system.