A Lively Experiment

Notes on collections and events at the RIHS

Microfilm Blog Series #1

For your consideration: a new series that will help researchers navigate our microfilm collection and highlight all of the resources that can be found on these tiny reels of film. … Continue reading

9 November 2017 · 1 Comment

The Children in the Woods

1768 Broadside The children in the woods: Being a true and mournful relation of the inhuman murder of two children by a deceased gentleman in Norfolk, whom he left to … Continue reading

19 October 2017 · Leave a comment

Baking IS a Science

For our Cooking (from) the Books series I tried another recipe from the RIHS collections. My first baking adventure for this series was Miss Davis’ Nut Bread, a handwritten recipe … Continue reading

28 September 2017 · 1 Comment

You are HERE: Maps at the RIHS

This blog is in honor of our (and very first successful) Netop Night at the Robinson Research Center! We hold one of the most complete collections of printed and manuscript … Continue reading

14 September 2017 · 3 Comments

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