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Archives Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Death

Written on: April 10th, 2015 in Blog PostsPhotographs

From April 12 through April 19, the Delaware Public Archives will commemorate the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s death by displaying a set of documents and photographs related to Lincoln’s assassination. Along with pictures of both Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, the display features Lincoln’s funeral procession program, a Delaware soldier’s diary […]

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Happy Archives Month!

Written on: October 4th, 2011 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryResearch Room

Did you know that October is national archives month? Why not test your knowledge of the Delaware Public Archives? We were created in 1905 by the General Assembly as the Public Archives Commission, and are one of the oldest archives in the country. Our first residence was in the old state house.  We house records […]

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Safe Cracker

Written on: July 29th, 2010 in Delaware HistoryPhotographsResearch Room

Have you ever had one of those days where you just can’t seem to remember anything?  I know it seems to be happening to me more frequently.  I had a gentleman call the other day.  He was calling for his uncle who now lives in Phoenix.  It seems his uncle couldn’t remember the date of […]

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