After a month of quarantine, Easter appeared to us as a season of hope. Now, in the midst of continuing disease and after the deaths of scores of thousands of people in the United States, we face another long season of reckoning and responsibility.
Now feels like a good time to flash back to that April morning of hope, when churches everywhere celebrated the resurrection in new ways.
Featured below is a short video showing some of the worship service recordings we collected as a part of our Easter 2020 initiative. All that we have curated to date can be accessed in their...
Watch the video below to learn how to navigate PHS's collections from the comfort of your home. Allison and Gabriela demonstrated searching and navigating Pearl while giving glimpses into some of our most interesting and unusual digital collections.
In honor of National Library Week (April 19-25), let’s take a look at the behind-the-scenes work PHS librarians and archivists are doing to address the legacy of outdated and offensive language in our collection descriptions.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, PHS is happy to announce the digitization of four collections that spotlight Presbyterian women’s experiences in the late nineteenth century.
PHS was able to digitize these stories as part of In Her Own Right: Women Asserting Their Civil Rights, 1820-1920, a pilot-project executed by the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries...