LCP News

Samuel Broadbent, Portrait of an Unidentified African American Woman (Philadelphia, ca. 1850). Daguerreotype.

History and Representation

June 8, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Samuel Broadbent, Portrait of an Unidentified African American Woman (Philadelphia, ca. 1850). Daguerreotype.

The Imperfect History: Digital Catalog is Now Live!

May 5, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Raechel Hammer, Chief Development Officer, interviews Emily Guthrie, the new Librarian at the Library Company

Interview with our New Librarian, Emily Guthrie

April 30, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Innovation Fellowship Program Logo

Meet our 2021-22 Research Fellows

April 22, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
[Mary Venning with her students in Philadelphia school yard], ca. 1945. Gelatin silver print.

Reconfiguring the Gaze

April 19, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Scoops of caramel frozen dessert in a bowl

Ice Cream and More Ice Cream

April 19, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Scrapple pizza


March 31, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Prof. Michele Navakas (Miami University of Ohio) Delivered Women's History Month Lecture

Prof. Michele Navakas (Miami University of Ohio) Delivered Women’s History Month Lecture

March 31, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Claret with whipped syllabub

Whipped Syllabub

March 26, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Portrait photograph of Louise Sanders Venning inserted before page 32 of Stevens-Cogdell/Sanders-Venning Family Photograph Album, ca. 1860-1925.

(Im)perfect Pages

March 25, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Title page from Elisabeth Sweerts’s 1657 Dutch Bible

Women Get Things Done during COVID

March 18, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
White-Billed Woodpecker

Elizabeth Nodder and The Naturalist’s Miscellany

March 4, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Celestial Globe.

Fellowships: Gone Digital

February 24, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Ingredients for Good Meat Soup

Good Meat Soup

February 17, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Anne C. Lewis, Frontispiece in Memories of the Homes of Grandma Lewis, 1896. Library Company of Philadelphia, P.9829.2.

Albums as/in Archives: Whose Identity is Preserved?

February 16, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
John Mackie Falconer, Fulton House, No. 121 South Second Street, Philadelphia. Watercolor, 1861.

Stolen and Recovered, or the Wandering Watercolor

February 12, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Second attempt, finished and sliced

Indian Pound Cake

February 5, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Advertising broadside. The Chinese Lady, Afong Moy. Philadelphia: Jesper Harding, 1835. Detail.

Remembering Afong Moy

February 1, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Croquettes, ready to eat

Augustine’s Chicken Croquettes

January 15, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
Wilkinson after John Singleton Copley, [The Wretched State of the Nation] (Philadelphia, January 20, 1766). Etching. Pierre Eugene Du Simitière Collection.

Minding the Gaps

January 14, 2021/by Tristan Dahn
George Lehman, Coal Mine at Mauch Chunk(Philadelphia: C.G. Childs, ca.1837). Lithograph.

We Dig: 200 Years of Extraction in the Anthracite Fields of Pennsylvania

January 8, 2021/by Tristan Dahn

Christmas Blossoms – Mid-Nineteenth Century Juvenile Annuals

December 17, 2020/by Tristan Dahn
Vermicelli and cheese, served

Vermicelli and Cheese

December 10, 2020/by Tristan Dahn
Scorcher Sheet Music Cover Image

Featured Acquisition: The Scorcher (1897)

December 4, 2020/by Tristan Dahn
Photo-Illustrators, [Interior of a medical clinic], ca. 1930. Gelatin silver print.

Exploring Racism in Medicine through LCP Graphics

November 13, 2020/by Tristan Dahn