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Delving into Delaware Documents

Katherine Riley, a second year Museum Studies and Hagley scholar, spent her summer digging through the manuscript collections at the Delaware Historical Society as the Stewart Fellowship Intern. For this assignment, Katherine worked closely...

Welcome to Galveston! Now Grab a Bucket.

In July, Sam Christenson, a 2017 graduate of the Museum Studies Graduate Program, joined the staff of the Galveston Railroad Museum (GRRM) in Galveston, Texas as curator. Less than two months later, Hurricane Harvey...

Grad Student Summer Interns Storm the Castle!

New Castle Historical Society preserves and interprets four centuries of Delaware history. With the help of Museum Studies graduate students, Ben Goldman and Aliza Alperin-Sheriff, that history is now more accessible to the public....

Summer Internships Can Be a Real Beach

While each of our undergraduate minors gets hands-on museum experience during their summer internships, two of our students got to stick their toes in the Delaware sand while at their sites. Kira Lyle joined...

Edward Porter Alexander

The Edward Porter Alexander Fund

Dr. Edward Porter Alexander (January 11, 1907 – July 31, 2003) was an American historian, museum administrator, educator and author. He served for nearly 30 years as vice-president for interpretation at Colonial Williamsburg (1946–1972)...