Hands-On Tour: Love Letters

Date / Time

  • April 21, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, United States



Join us for this rare peek into some of the most personal and emotional writing in our collections. The Rosenbach is home to a variety of love letters, including the aching yearnings of poet John Keats, the dying wishes of a Civil War soldier, correspondence from Marlene Dietrich to Mercedes DeAcosta, and handwritten pages from James Joyce’s Ulysses.

About Hands-On Tours

Offered almost every Friday at 3:00 p.m., Hands-On Tours allow you unparalleled access to rare and important items that are not usually on view to the public. Advance registration is strongly recommended, as there are a limited number of spots on each tour and tours without registrants will be cancelled.