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color photo of two men moving a crate, a woman walking beside it, a truck in back
October 31, 2018
First discussed in 2015, Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill opened on Oct. 20. Years of planning and work went into creating an exhibition on this scale, spanning the globe...
October 12, 2018
For the first time in 176 years, pieces from Horace Walpole’s collection return to Strawberry Hill house in Twickenham, along the banks of the Thames west of London,...
Nicole L. Bouché
July 20, 2018
Summer Greetings from Farmington! Several of our newly minted 2018/19 LWL Fellows are visiting at the moment, with more to come in the weeks ahead.  Our historic campus is...
color print of a crowd looking at prints in a shop window
July 20, 2018
The Library’s extensive collection of digital images has proved to be of immense use to scholars over the years. The old digital library, commonly referred to as the “...
Portrait photo of young woman in 1920s hat holding fluffy dog
July 20, 2018
Lewis Legacy Archivist Sandra Markham is completing the processing of the twentieth-century Lewis family archival material held by the library. Sandra arrived in July 2016...
three adults in costume with scripts
July 20, 2018
The final event for the year-long Walpolooza celebration  featured a staged reading of and mini-conference on Walpole’s play The Mysterious Mother.    On May 2nd, an...
July 6, 2018
We are excited to announce that the Lewis Walpole Library will be open an extra hour on Monday evenings on an experimental basis beginning July 9 and running each Monday...