What happens when an archivist finds film in an old camera?
On the globe- and time-spanning journals of the Othmer Library collection.
Highlighting the work of 20th-century female scientists in our library collection.
On the goals and utilities of museum handling collections.
Understanding past attitudes toward science and medicine through children’s books.
At Halloween, consider what haunts digital archivists the most: technological obsolescence.
Celebrate National Chemistry Week with a look at five trailblazing ACS presidents.
What marginalia can tell us about a book’s former owners.
Investigating the origins of two early-20th-century Italian “flap anatomy” books.
A dispatch from PITTCON by our curator of instruments and artifacts.
My trip to Rare Book School, or, how I spent (part of) my summer.
On the science and technology of portable coolers.
What book bindings teach us about readers of the past.
Applying numismatics to environmental board games.
Learn how Center for Oral History staff are working to shed light on the experiences of immigrant scientists.
On the big politics of the Small Business Innovation Research Program.
On scientists with a passion for Ping-Pong.
How contrasting stories found in our collections help us embrace the complexity of the history of science.