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Fruitlands Museums manuscript collections

Fruitlands Museums (Harvard, Mass.)

Fruitlands Museums manuscript collections

by Fruitlands Museums (Harvard, Mass.)

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Published by Northeast Document Conservation Center in Andover, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakers,
  • Sources,
  • History,
  • Archives,
  • American Manuscripts

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF74.H4
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination30 microfilm reels
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25262755M
    LC Control Number2002564614

    Gilcrease Museum Library and ArchivesHoused in the Helmerich Center for American Research, the entire archive contains over , books, manuscripts, documents, and . In addition to the Manuscript Collection, the David Proper Shaker Book Collection comprises over books on the Shakers (both primary and secondary sources) and other utopian communities. Proper's Shaker book, pamphlet, and periodical collection can be viewed in the UNH Library catalog.

    Fruitlands is dedicated to New England history & art, and its properties include: The Fruitlands Farmhouse, once home to the family of Louisa May Alcott and a National Historic landmark; The Shaker Museum, home to the largest archive of Harvard Shaker documents in the world; The Native American Museum, which houses a significant collection of. The book was given to Corpus Christi by the antiquary Bryan Twyne in the 17th century, and it may have been Twyne who had the manuscript bound in this way. Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates 5. 1. 14th century. This manuscript is recorded in a catalogue of Exeter Cathedral's manuscripts.

    Berckmans Nursery, also known as Fruitland, was the first large-scale horticultural nursery in the southeastern United States. Founded in in Augusta by Louis Mathieu Edouard Berckmans and his son Prosper Jules Alphonse Berckmans, the grounds later became the site of .   Founded in by Clara Endicott Sears, Fruitlands includes the world's first Shaker museum, an American Indian museum, a fine arts gallery and the house in which Transcendentalist Bronson Alcott tried to start a Utopian community. During Ayson's final year, attendance rose 38 percent at a time many museums were losing visitors.


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Fruitlands Museums manuscript collections by Fruitlands Museums (Harvard, Mass.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fruitlands Museum is home to five collections on majestic acres of meadows and woods. When you visit Fruitlands you can go on a hike and commune with nature, learn about the lives of the Transcendentalists, Shakers, the Hudson River School and Native Americans, sit in the Art Museum among the treasures or be inspired by contemporary exhibits and outdoor sculpture.

staff with easier access to the Fruitlands Museums Shaker Manuscript Collection. The intent was to create a document that would allow researchers an overview of the materials in the manuscript collection and aid them in their search for specific materials. The Fruitlands Shaker Manuscript Collection contains approximately items and spans the years The materials document the daily and spiritual life of Shakers.

The bulk of the collection is from the Massachusetts communities in Harvard and Shirley; other communities represented are. Fruitlands Museum, Harvard: Hours, Address, Fruitlands Museum Reviews: /5. there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

All reviews native americans new england hiking trails hudson river school interesting collection farm house great gift shop on display entire grounds shaker sears art /5(). Fruitlands Museum, Harvard: See reviews, articles, and 78 photos of Fruitlands Museum, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 11 attractions in Harvard/5().

Fruitlands Museum is home to five collections on majestic acres of meadows and woods. When you visit Fruitlands Museum you can go on a hike and commune with nature, learn about the lives of the Transcendentalists and Shakers, sit in the Art Museum among Native American or Hudson River School treasures, or be inspired by contemporary exhibits and outdoor sculpture.

Fruitlands lasted a mere seven months, but Sears helped rescue it from oblivion by turning the Alcott farmhouse into a house museum to celebrate the Transcendentalists’ vision. Between andSears’ museum, named after Alcott’s commune, grew to include Native American art and artifacts, a Shaker collection, and a Picture Gallery.

The Fruitlands Shaker Manuscript Collection contains approximately items and spans the years The materials document the daily and spiritual life of Shakers. With more than illuminated manuscripts, 1, of the first printed books (ca. - ), and an important collection of post deluxe editions, this extraordinary collection chronicles the art of the book over more than 1, years.

The collection is from all. The George Willis Cooke Papers () are included in the Fruitlands collections of Transcendental manuscripts because of Cooke's reputation as a Transcendentalist scholar. The Zweig Collection of music manuscripts was digitised with the support of the Derek Butler Trust.

The British Library’s Hebrew manuscripts collection is one of the finest and most important in the world. The collection is a vivid testimony of the creativity and intense scribal activities of Eastern and Western Jewish communities for over.

The Victoria & Albert Museum may have a bigger collection of children's books (if you're in London, check the V&A's website to see if they have any book-themed exhibitions), but the British.

An illuminated manuscript is a book written and decorated completely by hand. Illuminated manuscripts were among the most precious objects produced in the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, primarily in monasteries and courts. Society's rulers—emperors, kings, dukes, cardinals, and bishops— commissioned the most splendid manuscripts.

Collections management is a relatively new term in museums, and yet it is fundamental to what museums do and why they exist. To collect, display, care for, and provide access to museum objects was and remains the core purpose of our museums and s: 1.

During the last decade, the Vatican Museums have been working diligently to digitize their vast collection of o manuscripts so that the world may share in.

"Fruitlands", Fruitlands Museum, Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, Worcester County, MA Source Collection Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress) Book/Printed Material Circular letter.

Harvard, Mass., March 20th, Esteemed friend: Have you read the publications of the. Timbuktu Manuscripts (or Tombouctou Manuscripts) is a blanket term for the large number of historically important manuscripts that have been preserved for centuries in private households in Timbuktu, collections include manuscripts about art, medicine, philosophy, and science, as well as copies of the number of manuscripts in the collections has been estimated as.

“Until now, Fruitlands has never attracted a book-length history. With this deeply researched and gracefully written account, the novelist and historian Richard Francis fills that gap, in a biography of the chief participants that is full of bathos.”—Bee Wilson, The Sunday Times Culture.

Place books with weak joints or restricted openings in a book cradle (blocks or rolls of polyethylene foam) during image capture. Handle brittle paper with extreme care.

Artwork, documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and their mounts can also be brittle. Don’t remove foldouts from books.

"Fruitlands", Fruitlands Museum, Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, Worcester County, MA Contributor Names Historic American Buildings Survey, creator Created / Published For information about reproducing, publishing, and citing material from this collection, as.

Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Massachusetts, is a museum about multiple visions of America on the site of the short-lived utopian community, museum includes the Fruitlands farmhouse (a National Historic Landmark), a museum about Shaker life, an art gallery with 19th-century landscape paintings, vernacular American portraits, and other changing exhibitions, and a museum of Native.A codex was a book as we know it that appeared first in the ancient Roman Empire in the first century of the Common Era (CE).

Replacing papyrus scroll, inherited from Egyptian tradition, it became a dominant form of book by the 4th century. Codex offered significant advantages.

Unlike scroll, it allows writing on both sides of a sheet of parchment or paper and, importantly, it permits an easy.Nowadays, Moscow Kremlin Museums preserve over manuscript and early printed books. The oldest monument of the collection is a handwritten Greek Gospel of the 13th century. The main part of the collection consists of early printed books in the Cyrillic font.

The oldest printed book in the Kremlin’s collection is the Book of Psalms published by typographer Makary in