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18th C Colonial Bookbinder Christoph Hoffmann

Are you interested in Colonial American bookbinding? What kind of life did a PA Colonial bookbinder lead? What were some of the common styles in colonial bookbinding? Where would a colonial PA bookbinder have learned his trade? On Wednesday, November … Continue reading

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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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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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