LCP News

Join or Die!

April 13, 2018/by nscalessa
Dr. Cheryl Hicks Fellow

Fellow Spotlight: Meet Dr. Cheryl Hicks

April 10, 2018/by nscalessa
Charles Martin Crandall, Pigs in Clover ([Waverly, N.Y.]: [Waverly Toy Works], [ca. 1889]).

Shall We Play A Game?

March 30, 2018/by nscalessa
This image drawn by Frank H. Taylor shows a canal boat packed with passengers upon a horse-drawn railcar that was making its way through Philadelphia to points west. The scene was at Dock Street, by the Merchant’s Exchange Building.

LCP Collections Featured in Hidden City Philadelphia: Riding The Rails On Pennsylvania’s Original Turnpike

February 21, 2018/by nscalessa
Undivided sheet of Continental Currency, printed on blue paper for use as a counterfeit detector (Philadelphia: Printed by Hall and Sellers, 1776).

LCP in the News: Articulate

February 11, 2018/by nscalessa
Logo for the Franklin Circles

Franklin Circles in the News

February 5, 2018/by nscalessa
Phillis Wheatley, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (London: A. Bell, 1773). Frontispiece portrait of Phillis Wheatley.

The Dr. Richard S. Newman Fellowship in African American History

January 31, 2018/by Ann McShane
Panel on Outing the Early American Past (left to right, Thomas J. Balcerski, James T. Downs, Kate Culkin, Connie King, and Richard Godbeer, Chair)

The Library Company Goes to AHA2018

January 31, 2018/by Ann McShane
Logo for the Franklin Circles

Franklin Circles Premiere Event

January 31, 2018/by Ann McShane
Fellow spotlight, Dr. John Garcia

Fellow Spotlight: Meet Dr. John Garcia 

January 31, 2018/by Ann McShane
Group in front of our cottage [Avocado, Sea Girt]. Bess, Helen Morris, Fannie Garrett & Fred Strawbridge [graphic].

Triumphs and Defeats of Family Research

October 23, 2017/by nscalessa
Jasmine Smith, African American History Subject Specialist and Reference Librarian

Welcoming Jasmine R. Smith to the Library Company!

October 18, 2017/by nscalessa
Aunt Phebe, Mcaboy's, N.C. [graphic].

African Americans and Lost History

September 18, 2017/by nscalessa
Lambdin, James Reid. Benjamin Franklin. (ca. 1880). Oil on canvas ; 50 x 40 inches ; Framed: 57 x 47 1/4 x (2 1/4+1 3/4)4 inches. http://digital.librarycompany.org/islandora/object/digitool%3A59324

The Junto: Alive and Well in Philadelphia

September 6, 2017/by nscalessa
Augustus L. Weise. General Grant and His Family (Philadelphia: Joseph Hoover, 1866). Hand-colored lithograph. Purchased with funds from the Davida T. Deutsch Women’s History Fund.Currently on display at the entrance to the Reading Room is a small exhibition entitled “’And His Family’: Prints Depicting Famous Men at Home.”

Ulysses S. Grant and the 4th Annual Lecture in Honor of John C. Van Horne

September 1, 2017/by Ann McShane
Katherine Ibbett

Trinity College and the Library Company

September 1, 2017/by Ann McShane
Judy Giesberg

Civil War, Civil Rights

September 1, 2017/by Ann McShane
Alice Shipley & Bessie in woods near overflow, [Sea Girt, NJ] [graphic].

White Clothing and Victorian Laundry

August 28, 2017/by nscalessa
Undivided sheet of Continental Currency, printed on blue paper for use as a counterfeit detector (Philadelphia: Printed by Hall and Sellers, 1776).

LCP in the News: Meet Ben Franklin’s tragic pal who made Pa.’s paper money hack-proof

August 27, 2017/by nscalessa

Tomorrow is Women’s Equality Day!

August 25, 2017/by nscalessa
Ashley Council, Mellon Scholar 2017

Mellon Scholars Transcription Project: Ashley Council

August 18, 2017/by nscalessa
Abi Bernard, Mellon Scholar 2017

Colored Conventions Transcription Project

August 16, 2017/by nscalessa
Ashley Council, Mellon Scholar 2017

Mellon Scholars Research Project: Ashley Council

August 11, 2017/by nscalessa
Abi Bernard, Mellon Scholar 2017

A Glimpse of the Mellon Scholars Internship: Abi Bernard

August 9, 2017/by nscalessa

Jersey Wash Day

August 7, 2017/by nscalessa