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20/20 Hindsight

On Friday night, much of the United States saw a 20/20 Episode called “The Summer of the Vampire,” in which the Rosenbach played a starring role. The episode looked into the backstory of the new bestselling novel The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. The central issue–whether Bram Stoker wrote Dracula with Vlad Dracula a/k/a Vlad the …

Farewell, Mandell

Melissa Mandell, our long-suffering Office Manager, defender of the weak and powerless and sworn enemy of telephone customer service runaround, is leaving today. Pictured here helping Facilities Manager Jim Manzella with a fancy new backpack, she has been at the RML for nearly four years, lasting through many staff reorganizations, office rearrangements, new calendar schemes, …

The First Post

Welcome to the rosen-blog, the quasi-official blog of the Rosenbach Museum & Library. We’ve set this up in order to give more informal, more frequent, more accessible news about the people, places, and things of the Rosenbach. We hope this will be read by our staff, members, researchers, visitors, and total strangers, or anyone else …