Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

Marriott C. Morris Collection Online

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Over the next year, more than 1600 glass negatives, photographic prints, film negatives, and lantern slides by Philadelphia photographer Marriott Canby Morris (1863-1948) will be processed, digitized, and used to create a permanent online exhibition. …
Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

The Marriott C. Morris Photograph Collection

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A young woman leans against a painted brick wall, her back straight and her hair dark hair pulled into a knot at the top of her head. She holds a baby in her arms wrapped snugly in a knitted blanket. The baby’s left hand is a blur of motion;…
Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

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…
Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

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…
Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

Canoeing the Pine Barrens

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Though a desolate landscape, Philadelphians have long been drawn to the Pine Barrens of New Jersey for various reasons such as relaxation, trade, and industry.  The Marriott C. Morris collection of photographs includes views of amateur…
Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

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,…
Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

Library Company Digital Collections on Flickr Commons

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The Library Company of Philadelphia is excited to announce its new membership to the Flickr Commons. Flickr Commons promotes the sharing of digital collections from cultural heritage institutions and encourages further sharing, commenting…
Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

More Library Company Prints Added to World Digital Library

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  Almost 100 lithographs and chromolithographs from the Philadelphia on Stone  project are now included in the World Digital Library. The WDL, created by the Library of Congress in 2005 with support from the United Nations Education,…
Playground Association of Philadelphia. Tag Day May 20th 1908. I am tagged to help the children of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E. A. Wright, [1908]

A Few of Our Favorite Things, Part Eight: Marriott C. Morris Photograph Collection

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One of my Print Department favorites is the Marriott C. Morris collection of photographic prints and negatives. Morris (1863-1948) was an amateur photographer who lived in Philadelphia, and the more than 1,500 photographs in this collection…