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April 6, 2015

Inside the Collections Care Project: paperweights to brighten your desk

Glass paperweights made in Boston are a Historic New England collection highlight. read more...

March 25, 2015

Inside the Collections Care Project: Keep calm and wash on

Historic New England staff members volunteer to help wash ceramics and wipe glass. read more...

March 16, 2015

Inside the Collections Care Project: One small plate, one big story

This plate was saved from the Wellesley College dining hall during a devastating fire in 1914. read more...

March 3, 2015

Inside the Collections Care Project: Wedgwood plates feature New Englanders at work

A set of twelve Wedgwood plates depicts New England scenes. read more...

February 26, 2015

Bringing vintage decor to modern audiences

Modern search and digitization complement preservation, as Historic New England partners with iMarc to open its historic collections to the entire world. read more...

February 25, 2015

Diversity scholarship available for Program in New England Studies


February 24, 2015

Inside the Collections Care Project: A hidden blade

This week, we highlight a cane with a surprise inside. read more...

February 18, 2015

Keeping the photo studio picture perfect

The Haverhill photo studio was recently cleaned and reorganized to improve digital photography. read more...

February 10, 2015

Inside the Collections Care Project: Celia Thaxter's hand-painted porcelain

Historic New England preserves hand-painted porcelain by the artist Celia Thaxter. read more...

February 4, 2015

Inside the conservation lab: Asian lacquer treatment

Conservation Mellow Fellow Ellen Promise works on the treatment of a lacquer sewing table. read more...