LCP News

Stephen Fried

287th Annual Dinner

December 3, 2018/by Clare Lowry
Sanders-Venning Family

Announcing the McLean Contributionship Educational Outreach Initiative

December 3, 2018/by Clare Lowry
The Social Life of Maps Book Cover

Fellow Highlight: The Social Life of Maps in America

November 29, 2018/by Clare Lowry
Collins Family Bible

The Collins Family Bible

October 31, 2018/by Clare Lowry

The Library Company Celebrates Gay History Month!

October 31, 2018/by Clare Lowry
Attendees at William Birch and the Complexities of American Visual Culture symposium, October 5, 2018.

Celebrating Ten Years of the Visual Culture Program

October 31, 2018/by Clare Lowry
Swaim, Wm. (William). Cases of cures performed by the use of Swaim’s panacea. Philadelphia : [s.n.], 1829.

Shareholder Spotlight: William Swaim

October 30, 2018/by nscalessa
Wilkinson comic

Political Cartoons—and Political Cartoonists—at the Library Company

October 11, 2018/by Clare Lowry
Exhibition Opening: Stylish Books: Designing Philadelphia Furniture

Stylish Books: Designing Philadelphia Furniture

September 28, 2018/by Clare Lowry
Pew Research Trip 2018

The Library Company of Philadelphia Receives Project Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

September 28, 2018/by Clare Lowry
Digital Paxton home page screen shot.

Digital Paxton: Something New, Something Old

September 25, 2018/by nscalessa
Dawkins, Henry. The Paxton Expedition: Inscribed to the Author of the Farce (Philadelphia: 1764).

Digital Paxton: An Origin Story

September 25, 2018/by nscalessa

What does it mean to Redraw History?

September 24, 2018/by nscalessa
Portrait of Gail Hamilton in Gail Hamilton’s Life in Letters (1901).

Getting One’s Due: An Episode in the 19th-Century Book Industry

August 23, 2018/by nscalessa
Wm. A. Selser, Bee Farmer and Breeder of Italian Bees & Queens. Blossom Nectar and Beeswax. Jenkintown, Pa. (Philadelphia: Craig, Finley & Co., ca. 1900).

A Bee Farmer’s Ode to Summer

August 15, 2018/by nscalessa
]: Selection of trade cards from the Gwen Goldman African Americana Trade Card Collection. Gift of David Doret.

The Gwen Goldman African Americana Trade Card Collection

August 7, 2018/by nscalessa
Detail from William Russell Birch’s hand-colored engraving, “Bank of Pennsylvania, South Second Street Philadelphia, Designed & Published by W. Birch Enamel Painter 1804” at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

LCP in the News: Fine Books & Collections Magazine

August 2, 2018/by nscalessa
Hand-colored lithograph depicting diadelphia in flower, from Botanical Specimens (Liverpool, 1828).

A Portfolio of Botanical Illustrations at the Library Company

August 1, 2018/by nscalessa
18 Juneteenth

Black Liberation Past and Present

July 20, 2018/by Clare Lowry

Fellow Spotlight: Dr. Nazera Wright

July 19, 2018/by nscalessa
Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, Director of the Program in African American History

LCP in the News: The 25 Moments From American History That Matter Right Now

July 18, 2018/by nscalessa

Mellon Scholars Recap

July 13, 2018/by nscalessa

Discovering Freedom Dreams

July 4, 2018/by nscalessa
Detail from William Russell Birch’s hand-colored engraving, “Bank of Pennsylvania, South Second Street Philadelphia, Designed & Published by W. Birch Enamel Painter 1804” at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

LCP In the News: The Library Company and Free Library unpack their treasures for two must-see exhibits

June 30, 2018/by nscalessa

Uncovering History at the Library Company of Philadelphia

June 27, 2018/by nscalessa