Mary Augusta Thomas, deputy director of Smithsonian Libraries, retires at the end of September 2019. As deputy director, Mary Augusta directed the operations of 21 libraries located in each of more »
Month: September 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 »
With the arrival of September, students are back in the classroom. For many students throughout the decades, the school bell has signaled the beginning or end of the school day or class period. Let’s take a trip back in time, via this trade catalog, to learn more about late 19th Century bells.
Cooper Hewitt Design Camp offers week-long immersions in the latest advances in design. Guest designers share their problem-solving strategies and engage campers in fun, real-life design challenges. Campers master a more »
The collection at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library focuses on design and decorative arts. We house hundreds of reference and book materials used by researchers, scholars and students alike. more »
How can a magazine show the range and depth of grief? In perhaps the most grievous moment of recent memory, the attacks of September 11th, 2001, the mourning in America more »