HELLO Wordsworth Museum!

Thursday March 16, 2017: We had the opportunity to visit the Wordsworth Museum prior to our work on manuscripts surrounding the death of John Wordsworth, in order to see the display case that Jeff and Alice had asked to reimagine for the Wordsworth Trust. After walking upstairs, we are greeted by a model of a…

The Coffin Walk to Rydal Mount

Thursday, March 16th, 2017: It was a semi-rainy day, and part of the group decided to use our afternoon free time to take a walk  to Rydal Mount, Wordsworth’s home in later life, and see the Waterfalls. The hike lasted somewhere between 2.5-3 hours, and probably would have been faster if we kept up the…

Annika’s Archival Discovery

Thursday March 16, 2017: I decided to stay in the library for one of the hikes, opting instead to do some individual research in the archives. While we were in the museum earlier in the day, I had listened to one of the letters describing Catherine Wordsworth’s death. This recording piqued my interest, and I…