Greetings! from the Postcard File
January 11, 2017

This post was written by Jill Reichenbach, Reference Librarian, Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections. At this time of year, many people fantasize about going on a relaxing vacation somewhere exotic, or at least warm. And while some lucky people actually do get to go on vacation, still more might receive a postcard from…

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Postcard from Harry Zuckerman to his sister, January 8, 1919 (AHMC - Zuckerman, Harry)
AHMC of the Month: Harry Zuckerman and World War I
December 8, 2016

This post was written by Matthew Murphy, Head of Cataloging and Metadata Though it may often seem like an archival collection is a static thing, the fact of the matter is that many collections are always expanding. The American Historical Manuscript Collection is a prime example of this; it continues to grow as new materials…

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How to Have a Jolly Halloween
October 29, 2014

This post was written by Marybeth Kavanagh, Reference Librarian for the Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections. Looking for inspiration to get into the spirit of the season, I found a small, sweet  volume in our Printed Collections called Games For Halloween. In less than 60 pages, author Mary E. Blain lays out a plan that Martha Stewart…

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Happy Passover and Easter!
April 18, 2014

To celebrate the holidays, here are a few lighthearted Easter and Passover images that can hardly help but make you happy, regardless of religion.                      

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