History Magazine


  • King Tut Exhibit California

    King Exhibit California

    “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh,” an exclusive exhibition celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh’s tomb, will... Read more

    The 18 June 2018 by   Egyking
  • Ganllwyd, Last Ironclad Mission Hall in Wales

    Ganllwyd, Last Ironclad Mission Hall Wales

    Ganllwyd Village Hall is not just a community facility. It's also a rare survival: the only surviving iron-clad wooden mission hall in Wales. This 'tin... Read more

    The 17 June 2018 by   Carolineld
  • Pauling’s OSAC Honorary Doctorate

    Pauling’s OSAC Honorary Doctorate

    Linus Pauling at Oregon State Agricultural College in June 1933. The 1933 commencement program stated that Pauling was “now acclaimed among the distinguished... Read more

    The 13 June 2018 by   Scarc
  • Abney Park, Doyenne of Non-denominational Chapels

    Abney Park, Doyenne Non-denominational Chapels

    In 1840, Abney Park cemetery chapel opened. It marked a key moment, not only for Abney Park but also for the ways in which cemeteries were developed and used. Read more

    The 08 June 2018 by   Carolineld
  • King Tut's Dagger Is 'Out of This World'

    King Tut's Dagger 'Out This World'

    Why Did Tutankhamun Have A Dagger Made From A Meteorite?Scientists have long speculated that the ancient Egyptians used metal from meteorites to make iron... Read more

    The 07 June 2018 by   Egyking
  • Pauling, Stanford and Activism – Part 2

    Pauling, Stanford Activism Part

    Linus Pauling and others protesting the dismissal of H. Bruce Franklin, September 1971. Credit: Stanford University Libraries.[The seventh and final post in... Read more

    The 06 June 2018 by   Scarc
  • Ancient Egyptian Snake Apophis

    Ancient Egyptian Snake Apophis

    Apophis force of chaos (Giant Snake) The great enemy of the sun god Re, Apophis represented the powers of chaos and non-existence and was depicted in the form o... Read more

    The 06 June 2018 by   Egyking
  • The Obelisks of Rome

    Obelisks Rome

    In 241 BC the Romans conquered Sicily in the course of their first war against Carthage. The possession of this island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea le... Read more

    The 05 June 2018 by   Egyking
  • Pauling, Stanford and Activism – Part 1

    Pauling, Stanford Activism Part

    [Part 6 of 7 in our series reviewing Linus Pauling’s years on faculty at Stanford University.]It should come as no surprise that, while at Stanford, Linus... Read more

    The 30 May 2018 by   Scarc
  • Victor D. Sanua Papers Available for Research

    Victor Sanua Papers Available Research

    -contributed by Emily Gainer.The Victor D. Sanua papers are open for research! The collections of 135 boxes showcases Sanua’s variety of research interests. Read more

    The 29 May 2018 by   Chp