Browse Collections (6 total)

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Flash Messages

"Flash" messages (texts) of a river prone to flash flooding, developed collaboratively by various Corps participants for visiting scholars attending the Anthropocene Campus Philadelphia.

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River Corps Visioning Meetings

Planning documents for the creation of the River Corps

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Liquid History and Floating Archives Seminar (Fall 2018)

This collection gathers projects realized by students enrolled in a class taught at Penn by Professor Bethany Wiggin. The class was called Liquid History and Floating Archives. Beside readings and traditional discussions with a focus on the…

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River Research Seminar (2017-2018)

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Photo and drawing collection of The Lazaretto at Essington, PA

Tinicum Township Map

As far back as Ancient Mesopotamia, developing cities have relied on rivers for drinking water, irrigation, and transportation to developing cities. Today, the role of rivers in society is less evident as water flows from faucets, food comes…

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Eastwick Oral Histories

This collection of Eastwick Oral Histories document the rich history and complex cultural life of Eastwick — a vibrant community in Southwest Philadelphia in the midst of a public land planning process. The oral history project is a close…

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