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November 21, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: This is what a tablet used to be

This ivory writing tablet was notably stylish.

November 20, 2014

Historic New England furniture "In Plain Sight" at Peabody Essex Museum

Historic New England loans two pieces to exhibition showcasing the work of Nathaniel Gould. read more...

November 18, 2014

Porch repairs add to Castle Tucker preservation project

Porch repairs begun in 2013 were completed this summer. read more...

November 14, 2014

Historic New England images featured in Boston University exhibition

Mary Harrod Northend photographs are on display at the Boston University Stone Art Gallery. read more...

November 12, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: All the better to see you with

Check out the many types of eyeglasses in the Historic New England collection. read more...

November 10, 2014

Find out how we digitized historic wallpaper

Digitizing wallpaper requires special handling and technological expertise.

November 7, 2014

We dug up the oldest dirt in Boston

Intact subsoils - dirt that has been undisturbed since before 1630 - discovered during archaeology work at the (First) Harrison Gray Otis House. read more...

November 4, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: Art glass made in Somerville style

This week's featured object is a small vase of iridescent glass. read more...

October 30, 2014

New furniture on display at Otis House

This week two pieces of furniture made in Massachusetts went on display at Otis House. read more...

October 29, 2014

History student groups among October visitors to Salem

Phillips House offers students glimpse into Salem's rich history. read more...

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