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April 4, 2023

In February, PHS welcomed BKBB Archives Intern Matty Marrow. Read the interview below to hear about Matty's experience at the Presbyterian Historical Society and click here for their full reflection.

What initially interested you in an internship at the Presbyterian Historical Society?
M: I was initially interested because I grew...

April 4, 2023

In February, PHS welcomed BKBB Archives Intern Matty Marrow. Read a reflection on their internship below and click here for an interview with Matty.

Throughout my internship, I honestly have grown so much more than I thought I would. I came in expecting to get some general knowledge of how an archive operates, and explore the ways that different...

February 6, 2023

We are happy to welcome Matty Marrow to the Presbyterian Historical Society as our new BKBB Archives Intern.

Matty recently graduated from Community College of Philadelphia with an Associates degree in English and is currently enrolled as a History major at Pennsylvania State University. Matty enjoys studying African American and Pan-African history and is interested in increasing the accessibility of history of--and the teaching to--underrepresented groups and cultures. Outside of school and work, Matty enjoys spending time with their boyfriend Sim, and their cat Hash Brown...

October 31, 2022

After a year-and-a-half delay due to the Covid pandemic, the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS) opened its doors on October 6 to Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) students, faculty and our Philadelphia neighbors.  

Joining them to celebrate and explore the Building Knowledge and Breaking Barriers (BKBB) student-led exhibit were PHS...

October 24, 2022

Building Knowledge and Breaking Barriers is an archives-based learning project between the Presbyterian Historical Society and Community College of Philadelphia.


For a project with “Breaking Barriers” in the title, one obstacle almost proved too much: Covid-19.

Since 2018, a team of students from Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), instructors, project staff, and PHS staff had worked together to bring CCP classes to PHS to...

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