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New Behind the Bookcase: Hands-on Tour to Highlight Mexican History Collections

Mexico: Race and Revolution in the Borderlands will be offered with live English-to-Spanish translation for Spanish-speaking visitors.   The border between Mexico and the United States has been at the heart of trade, politics, art, and spirituality for centuries. A new Behind the Bookcase: Hands-on Tour at the Rosenbach titled Mexico: Race and Revolution in the …

So long, summer interns!

This summer, we welcomed a wonderful group of interns into our collections, education, and marketing departments. Our interns worked on creating new tour content with previously uncatalogued materials, developed teacher workshops on Native American history, helped install our program galleries, and much more. Keep reading to learn more about their experiences interning at The Rosenbach. …

Benjamin Lay and Ralph Sandiford: Early Quaker Abolitionists at The Rosenbach

We often think of the abolition movement beginning in the early 1820s with people like Frederick Douglas, Sojourner Truth and Charlotte Grimke. But since the beginning of slavery in the United States, there were people whose lives were devoted to ceasing and ending it. A few of these early anti-slavery advocates are here at The …

Robert Burns, Tam o’Shanter, and The Rosenbach

January 25 is Burns Night, when we celebrate the works of Scottish poet Robert Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire. It’s also a tradition here on Delancey Place, where our celebration features a night of readings, music, and whisky. The Rosenbach is home to the largest extant collection of Burns’s letters, manuscripts, and early editions. Learn more …