This blog post was written by G. Goldberg, student at Smith College and Summer 2019 intern in the Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex. Interning at the Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex (SLRA) more »
Month: July 2019
This blog post is part of a series from Smithsonian Libraries highlighting Unearthed, a new collection of paleobiology literature in Biodiversity Heritage Library curated by Smithsonian Libraries in celebration of the opening of more »
Would you guess burglar alarms existed in the 19th Century? Though not as sophisticated as those of today, burglar and fire alarms did exist, as we can learn from this trade catalog.
The patron saint of both printers and brewers is Aurelius Augustine, born in 354 CE in present-day Algeria. He studied and taught philosophy and rhetoric there and in Carthage, Rome more »
This week marks the 50th anniversary of Man’s first steps on the moon, and across the United States and around the world, organizations and media outlets are exploring creative ways more »
Magnificent Obsessions Speaker Series – Collecting to Strength, Subverting Tradition: Curatorship in the 2010s
The Smithsonian Libraries invites you to the second in a series of talks related to our newest exhibition, Magnificent Obsessions: Why We Collect: Collecting to Strength, Subverting Tradition: Curatorship in more »