Witchcraft collection offers new treats for Halloween

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell Witchcraft Collection contains documents that are hundreds of years old, including witch-hunting manuals and pamphlets and minutes from 16th, 17th and 18th century European witch trials. In recent years, the collection has been augmented by a decidedly more modern artifact: the movie poster. “We decided to document the impact of […]

Cornell Salem witchcraft trials expert and author available for interviews ahead of Halloween

Cornell University American studies lecturer Katherine Howe is a New York Times bestselling author of novels inspired by the Salem witchcraft trials and centered around the supernatural. She is available for interviews ahead of Halloween, related to her novels and research of the Salem witchcraft trials. Her first novel, The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, […]