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Drinks in the Archives
Wed, October 10, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at
Parkway Central Library
More than a dozen local archival institutions will be at the Free Library of Philadelphia in the main lobby the evening of October 10th to celebrate drinks in the archives, from medicinal tonics to beer with hands-on activities and views of rarely seen material. Plus, live music from Ken Kweder and Company featuring drinking songs and a drink-inspired treasure hunt throughout the library with prizes! Please note: attendance is appropriate for all ages; no alcohol will be served. Pre-registration is required via Eventbrite.
Participating Institutions include:
Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia
Barnes Foundation Archives
Bryn Athyn Historic District Archives at Glencairn Museum
Catholic Historical Research Center of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Drexel University Archives
Free Library of Philadelphia
— The Art Department
— Culinary Literacy Center (pre-registration required via Eventbrite)
— The Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)
— The Print and Picture Collection
— The Rare Book Department
— The Map Collection
— The Theatre Collection
— The Children’s Literature Research Collection
— The Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music
Hagley Museum and Library
Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Joseph Horner Memorial Library, German Society of Pennsylvania
Mennonite Heritage Center, Harleysville, PA
Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection at Drexel University
Shane Confectionery & The Franklin Fountain’s Collection of Confectionery & Ice Cream History
The Stoogeum: A Museum of Three Stooges Memorabilia
Temple University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center
For a sneak peek at what participating institutions will have on display, visit: https://archivesmonthphilly.com/2018/01/01/drinks-in-the-archives-october-10-2018/.
This free program is presented by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center in collaboration with the Free Library's Special Collections and the Delaware Valley Archivists Group as part of Archives Month. October is American Archives Month, an opportunity to celebrate archives, the work of archivists, and raise public awareness about the value and accessibility of historical records. In conjunction with participating institutions throughout the Delaware Valley, the Delaware Valley Archivists Group has assembled an exciting calendar of events at Philadelphia’s most notable archives, special collections libraries, repositories, and other cultural institutions. For more information, please visit http://archivesmonthphilly.com/.