Conservation of a Delaware map

“Part of Brandywine HD. [Hundred] copied & enlarged from the Map of Newcastle County,” is the title of a map from the Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers which are currently being processed in the Manuscripts and Archives Department. I was asked to… Continue Reading

Student exhibition on 1893 Columbian Exposition

Professor Debby Andrews’s undergraduate material cultures seminar (MCST402) curated a small exhibition titled “The World’s Columbian Exposition: Then and Now,  1893.2012,” using photo-facsimiles of items from Special Collections’s holdings of world fairs materials, including programs, photographs, posters, and souvenirs. The… Continue Reading