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August 11, 2021
In January 2019, Cynthia Roman, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Paintings, launched a series of programs highlighting the Library’s holdings of eighteenth-century...
August 11, 2021
After three years as a Catalog Assistant, Eileen Horansky has left the Lewis Walpole Library in August 2021 to pursue a PhD in English literature at The Ohio State University...
December 15, 2020
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December 14, 2020
Visitors to the Library may recall a magnificent sugar maple that stood in front of the historic barn as one drove onto the property, providing much-appreciated shade to the...
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December 14, 2020
Since its founding in the early 1990s, the Lewis Walpole Library Fellowship program has developed a reputation as one of the most desirable, short-term research residencies...
December 14, 2020
Although for many of us there is nothing like connecting with colleagues face to face, the changes brought about by the pandemic and subsequent stay-at-home orders have...
December 14, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic suddenly caused the Lewis Walpole Library staff to begin working from home in mid-March, some quick figuring was called for. Archivist Sandra...