Category Archives: In the Collection

Maxfield Parrish Chemistry Notebook "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections.

In the Collection: Maxfield Parrish

In the Collection Artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, Class of 1892, already showed great promise while a student here, as evidenced by his fabulously illustrated chemistry notebook. The notebook is part of the Maxfield Parrish Collection, which includes letters, manuscripts, … Continue reading

"In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass This 1859 letter from Frederick Douglass is part of a collection of more than 100 letters held by Special Collections written by an array of 19th-century abolitionists and others to Philadelphia businessman and … Continue reading

Maxfield Parrish Chemistry Notebook "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections.

In the Collection: Maxfield Parrish

In the Collection Artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, Class of 1892, already showed great promise while a student here, as evidenced by his fabulously illustrated chemistry notebook. The notebook is part of the Maxfield Parrish Collection, which includes letters, manuscripts, … Continue reading

"In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass This 1859 letter from Frederick Douglass is part of a collection of more than 100 letters held by Special Collections written by an array of 19th-century abolitionists and others to Philadelphia businessman and … Continue reading

"In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass This 1859 letter from Frederick Douglass is part of a collection of more than 100 letters held by Special Collections written by an array of 19th-century abolitionists and others to Philadelphia businessman and … Continue reading

Maxfield Parrish Chemistry Notebook "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections.

In the Collection: Maxfield Parrish

In the Collection Artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, Class of 1892, already showed great promise while a student here, as evidenced by his fabulously illustrated chemistry notebook. The notebook is part of the Maxfield Parrish Collection, which includes letters, manuscripts, … Continue reading