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 Blog Posts Categorized With: "Inside the DPA"

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

October is Archives Month 2014 and throughout the month we are offering a behind-the-scenes look at the Delaware Public Archives on our blog. We will highlight things you might not know about or see on a regular visit to our research room. During Archives Month we’re also going to share the discoveries of our researchers. […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Planning a research trip to the Delaware Public Archives this summer? Here are our Top 10 Tips for Researching at DPA.

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Date Posted: Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

The Delaware Public Archives preserves and exhibits many of Delaware’s most vibrant historical documents. Our rich Delaware history can be viewed by visiting the research room, browsing our Collection Gateway online, or by visiting our wonderful exhibit galleries. In addition to the public pieces of Delaware history, we are a secure repository to a myriad of […]

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Date Posted: Friday, July 6th, 2012

A guy stopped by the other day to see the 1957 William C. Jason yearbook we tweeted about.  Yup, you heard that right, we tweeted.  The Archives has now entered the exciting world of Twitter.  We post events, the photo of the day, and just really cool stuff about the archives.  Go behind the scenes […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The Delaware Public Archives (DPA) is reaching out to native Spanish speakers to let them know what resources and services DPA provides.  To that end, DPA has produced a new Spanish-language video, as part of its Inside the Delaware Public Archives series. It can be viewed on DPA’s YouTube channel at  Between 1990 and […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

There’s a new tool now available for online patrons to search the records of the Delaware Public Archives. Known as the Collection Gateway, this new feature searches the databases of nineteen different collections in the Archives. The Collection Gateway will open a treasure trove of information for historians, genealogists, and all citizens who have an […]

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Date Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010

The last of Nancy Lyons’ series of genealogical workshops, entitled “Analyzing Wills and Other Probate Records” will be held this Saturday, November 6, 10:30 a.m., at the Delaware Public Archives.  This free workshop will provide plenty of valuable genealogical tips for researchers so mark this date on your calendar.  There will be handouts for those who attend […]

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Date Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010

The latest Inside the DPA video has been published to YouTube  This newest installment, number 10 in the series, focuses on the United States Census and the valuable genealogical information one can gleam from this source.  This video was the first one that featured an off-site shoot.  We’d like to thank the Dunham family […]

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Date Posted: Monday, November 16th, 2009

Murals by Stanley Arthurs are on display at the Delaware Public Archives! We posted the latest clip on YouTube from our series Inside the Delaware Public Archives. See the YouTube video here. This week we show and discuss several murals at the DPA by Arthurs, who was a student of Howard Pyle. Here you can see […]

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