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The Material Culture blog post, written by Professor Rebecca Shrum, details what constitutes material culture, how historians employ material culture studies, and how to analyze material culture, with examples.

Leonie Hannan and Sarah Longair's book, History Through Material Culture, serves as a guide for analyzing objects and how it informs historical practice. The book encourages the use of objects as historical sources by highlighting the research…

This podcast episode and transcript features hosts Suse Anderson and Ed Rodley as they interview a series of guests about what it means to be a museum. This 2019 episode came in the wake of the International Council of Museum's (ICOM) decision to…

Historic New England was originally founded as the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities in 1910 by William Sumner Appleton. Today, Historic New England is comprised of nearly 40 house museums across New England, with over 125,000…

The Hingham Historical Society was founded in 1914 to preserve the history and heritage of Hingham, Massachusetts. The historical society preserves and maintains the Old Ordinary, a 1686 house museum, the 1818 Hingham Heritage Museum, and the…

The Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, established in 1825, serves as the state historical society of Connecticut. The museum's collection includes over 4 million manuscripts and artifacts that are housed on-site at the museum and other…
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