Cary Hutto

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This November marks the 180th birthday of popular novelist Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), author of such works as Flower Fables (1854), Hospital Sketches (1863), and Little Women (1868).  Most people associate Alcott with her life and work in Massachusetts, but did you know she had a Philadelphia connection?

11/21/12

Interested in doing research on some aspect of the Civil War or just learning more about it?  The following new books on the topic were just added to HSP's library.  These links will take you to Discover, our online catalog, where you can fully search our collections of books and manuscripts.

11/21/12

Adding to HSP's general history resources are the following publications.  HSP's collections of books and manuscripts are fully searchable in Discover, our online catalog.

11/15/12

Our genealogy-related publications contine to grow in number, and here are just a few of our latest additions.  All these items and more can be found in our online catalog Discover.

If you have any questions or would like to suggest possible acqusitions, please contact HSP's library director Lee Arnold.

11/8/12

Earlier this year, I completed a very interesting collection, and one that had been adopted: the James Gibson papers (Collection 236).  James Gibson was a lawyer from Philadelphia who, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, worked with several companies that dealt with the speculation in and distribution of Northern and Western Pennsylvania lands.  These companies included the Holland Land

10/24/12