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October 21, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: innovative apple-peeling

This kitchen accessory peels and slices apples.

October 20, 2014

Inside the conservation lab: microchemical testing

The conservation lab using microchemical testing to determine what makes up an object. read more...

October 03, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: A fall find

This pumpkin-shaped pewter teapot is perfect for the fall season. read more...

September 30, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: A book repository for your everyday needs

The collection services team is moving a variety of domestic goods while we improve our storage facility. read more...

September 26, 2014

Ephemera collection item helps restore 1949 Streamlite trailer

1948 pamphlet evokes the post-World War II era.

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...