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September 18, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: A globe that fits in your pocket

This globe was both educational and portable.

September 13, 2014

Phonograph cabinet is a reminder that music wasn't always portable

Historic New England has recently begun to catalogue and digitize a vast collection of design drawings, photographs, and other material from Irving & Casson - A.H. Davenport. read more...

September 10, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: An inkwell made for travel

This week's featured object from the Collections Care Project is a curious round inkwell designed for traveling. read more...

September 08, 2014

Inside the conservation lab: Replacing a missing diamond

Conservation treatment on a jade and diamond necklace from the Phillips Family. read more...

September 03, 2014

Community Preservation Grant awarded in Connecticut

On August 25, Historic New England presented a 2014 Community Preservation Grant to the Greater New Haven Labor History Association. read more...

September 02, 2014

Family papers project draws to a close

The Library and Archives' year-long project to improve public access to twenty-six collections of family papers is nearing completion. read more...

August 30, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: Halfway to our goal

The collection services has team has moved 10,000 objects so essential improvements to our storage facility can take place. read more...

August 23, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: A twenty-first century object surprises

Even objects from the twenty-first century belong in Historic New England's collection. read more...

August 15, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: A desk set that's perfect for a wine drinker

This week's object is a desk set with Bacchus faces on the sides. read more...

August 05, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: Porcelain jugs look like animal tusks

Check out these two beautiful examples of "tusk jugs." read more...