Reference Resource of the Week

The Oxford Companion to United States History

“…covers everything from Jamestown and the Puritans to the Human Genome Project and the Internet.” Check out this resource!

Did you know that…?

“Nationalism and concern for cultural development impelled 19th century Americans to create art museums.” The first important art museum in the U.S. was established by Charles W. Peale in Philadelphia in 1784 and was originally founded as a museum of natural history.


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