How Hidden is a "Hidden Collection"?
When four centuries' worth of records are thrown haphazardly into liquor and candy boxes, very hiddenRead more >>

Featured Collection

John A. McAllister Collection of Civil War Era Printed Ephemera, Graphics and Manuscripts

Library Company of Philadelphia

In 1886 Philadelphia antiquarian John A. McAllister (1822-1896) presented his collection of Civil War era printed ephemera, graphics, and manuscripts to the Library Company. With over 50,000 items, it was probably the largest ephemera collection of its… view complete listing>>

Featured Event

Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware

May 4, 2013-May 3, 2015
Independence Seaport Museum

Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River Independence Seaport Museum will debut a new exhibition, Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River on Saturday, May 4, 2013. This is the first exhibition in the Seaport… view complete listing>>

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PACSCL General Meeting: New Organizations for Special Collections Professionals

Fifty staffers from PACSCL member libraries gathered at the Academy of Natural Sciences Library on February 6, 2013 to learn about four emerging organizations for special collections professionals. Brief summaries are provided below, as well… view complete listing>>