Category Archives: Intern projects

Highlights & A Special Thanks to our Summer Intern!

This week was Rick Kriebel’s last week with us at the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center. His daily assistance in our collections area will be greatly missed and we wish him the best of luck as he continues his coursework … Continue reading

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Christopher Schultz descendant: Jeremiah Schultz

This fall the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center will feature an exhibit about the life and legacy of Christopher Schultz. Christopher Schultz came as an orphan at age 16 to America, and played various significant roles in maintaining the Schwenkfelders … Continue reading

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An Intern’s Discovery- When A Bench is not Just an Ordinary Bench.

It tells a story. There are some collection objects I find difficult to catalog. Simple objects, such as a simple wooden bench can be difficult to catalog. On the cataloging forms I complete to describe the object, I found myself … Continue reading

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The Towamencin Meetinghouse

Our intern Rick Kriebel recently visited the Schwenkfelder Towamencin cemetery. Here he reflects on the history of the Towamencin meetinghouse. Visit the SLHC to see the pulpit now on view in our gallery from the Schwenkfelder meetinghouse once at this … Continue reading

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Object Identification POP QUIZ

Here’s a pop quiz that we don’t know the answer to. Rick has been busy today trying to identify this object from collections storage. We’ve placed it at the front desk for our walk in visitors, staff, and volunteers about … Continue reading

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