Tacony-Palmyra Bridge construction, Tacony, Philadelphia (P.8990.8496): The “Y” formation of the roads in the image (above) was identified in the Google Maps view (below) in order to identify that the image is looking southeast towards New Jersey at the earliest stages of bridge construction.

LCP Demand in Cyberspace

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Partnerships with a range of online publications are giving the Library Company’s collections and curatorial insights new visibility. The Print Department’s charming and informative blog posts began to reach an audience of a whole new…
Tacony-Palmyra Bridge construction, Tacony, Philadelphia (P.8990.8496): The “Y” formation of the roads in the image (above) was identified in the Google Maps view (below) in order to identify that the image is looking southeast towards New Jersey at the earliest stages of bridge construction.

WWI Graphics on ImPAC

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On the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand this June, a consortium of archival institutions in the Delaware Valley launched "Home Before the Leaves Fall:  The Great War," a digital resource highlighting little-known…
Tacony-Palmyra Bridge construction, Tacony, Philadelphia (P.8990.8496): The “Y” formation of the roads in the image (above) was identified in the Google Maps view (below) in order to identify that the image is looking southeast towards New Jersey at the earliest stages of bridge construction.

Fine and Popular: Print Department at the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting, July 17-20, 2016

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On September 19th, Curator Sarah Weatherwax and Associate Curator Erika Piola happily joined over 500 fellow scholars and academics of early 19th-century history at the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic 36th Annual…
Tacony-Palmyra Bridge construction, Tacony, Philadelphia (P.8990.8496): The “Y” formation of the roads in the image (above) was identified in the Google Maps view (below) in order to identify that the image is looking southeast towards New Jersey at the earliest stages of bridge construction.

Print Department Welcomes Alison Van Denend

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For the past month Alison Van Denend has been hard at work in the Print Department as our International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) Foundation summer curatorial intern. Alison completed her MA in Art History with a Certificate…
Tacony-Palmyra Bridge construction, Tacony, Philadelphia (P.8990.8496): The “Y” formation of the roads in the image (above) was identified in the Google Maps view (below) in order to identify that the image is looking southeast towards New Jersey at the earliest stages of bridge construction.

Digital Archives Specialist Certificate Awarded to Nicole Joniec

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The Library Company’s Print Department Assistant and Digital Collections Manager Nicole Joniec has been awarded the Digital Archives Specialist certificate put forth by the Society of American Archivists (SAA).  In pursuing this certificate,…