Posts tagged accessions-2013

Backstage: The Down Side of Framing

Backstage is an occasional series covering the behind-the-scenes actions that are part of collections care. We’ll delve into the decisions regarding rehousing collections of all kinds, and explore different methods of collections processing, from manuscripts to panoramic photographs to ephemera. We’ll tackle the tug of war between preservation concerns, the commitment to access for researchers […]

Land Records, 1795-1798

Land Records, 1795-1798

Working Title: District of Columbia Land Records, 1791-1798 (MS 0788) Content:  The Society received a donation of more than thirty original documents primarily relating to the division of properties, 1795-1798, prior to the federal capital’s official move from its temporary Philadelphia home. The donation includes an estimate of lots along the southwest of Massachusetts Avenue, […]

Collection Snapshot: Land Records, 1795-1798

Collection Snapshot: Land Records, 1795-1798

Working Title: District of Columbia Land Records, 1791-1798 (MS 0788) Content:  The Society received a donation of more than thirty original documents primarily relating to the division of properties, 1795-1798, prior to the federal capital’s official move from its temporary Philadelphia home. The donation includes an estimate of lots along the southwest of Massachusetts Avenue, […]