Research & Collections News
May 18, 2020
Beating the Baseball Blues
The crack of the bat. The roar of the crowd. It’s base… Well, right now it is just my imagination. Spring hasn’t been the same without the boys of summer, but if you are searching for some baseball while you are stuck in your dugout, the Hagley can help you keep your head in the game.
May 18, 2020
Can You Spare a Square?
Conserving paper in the library and archive is part of our daily work at Hagley. Conservation from an archival perspective means preservation of historical documents. These days, many people may be trying to conserve a different kind of paper, due to its sudden rarity on store shelves. Toilet tis
April 30, 2020
Crossroads to Tomorrow (1980): Film about IBM in Southeast Asia
"IBM and Southeast Asia, a gathering of talent, dedication, and enthusiasm of Asian men and women working together in their own nation but sharing common goals that transcend national boundaries." Quote from Crossroads to Tomorrow
April 27, 2020
A Workshop in the time of Coronavirus
In early March I attended a week-long workshop on the Conservation of Leather Bookbindings at the University Of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Early March, and particularly that week, marked a turning point in how the country was responding to the outbreak of Covid-19.