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The application deadline for CCAHA's Philadelphia Stewardship Program has been extended to Friday, September 20 . Applications must be postmarked or emailed to pso@ccaha.org by this date to be considered.  Click here to learn more and download application materials. The Philadelphia Stewardship...
As of early this morning, the National Hurricane Center reports that Tropical Storm Dorian is forecast to strengthen into a major hurricane in the coming days. The storm has the potential to impact Florida's east coast, and we encourage everyone in the path of the storm to prepare for possible...
This week, we're excited to welcome public history professionals and volunteers from across the country to Philadelphia for the AASLH 2019 Annual Meeting. If you're attending, visit us at booth 400 in the exhibit hall, and join us Thursday and Saturday for sessions presented by CCAHA staff.
The Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis , or book of hours, is a Christian prayer book first popular in the 13th century. These volumes compiled prayers and psalms, sometimes with individualized texts or illustrations that reflected the identity of the original owner. While every book was unique, each...
Applications are now open for CCAHA's Philadelphia Stewardship Program. Funded by the William Penn Foundation, this program has provided collections care training and subsidized assessments to institutions in the Philadelphia area for over 15 years.
This week, the 24th World Scout Jamboree began at Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia. The two-week educational event brings together thousands of members of the National Scout Organizations for a program full of activities, including an exhibit on the organization's history. For the past few...