2nd Week of April 2023

April 9th, 2023

Baseball Opening Day, and the Library Adds MLB History Online

Celebrate the start of the season with a new digital collection on baseball history from the Library of Congress.

The "Bull" Durham baseball guide 1910-


The Wonderful World of Passover Haggadot

The oldest illustrated Haggadah at the John Rylands Library dates from the early fourteenth century.

A marginal figure raises a cup of wine


Margaret Mee: Portraits of Plants

A new Dumbarton Oaks exhibition highlights botanical illustrations from Brazil.

Margaret Mee, 1958, 66 x 48 cm, gouache, signed and dated “Bromeliaceae, Pitcairnia flammea, Jardim Botanico


Inside a Tudor woman’s home

A 1593 inventory of the London house of Alice Smythe.

The beginning of the inventory of Alice’s house: Egerton Roll 8797



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