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50+ Years of Past Newsletters Now Available Online

December 21, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on 50+ Years of Past Newsletters Now Available Online

hsh-internet-archiveThe Society is now providing free, searchable, online access to 50+ years of our Bulletin newsletters via the Internet Archive:

archive.org/details/haddonfieldhistory

Thanks to the diligent work of a volunteer in the Society’s Archives Center and Research Library, readers can now read issues from 1958-2011 online. (Newer issues are still for members only.)

You can browse images of the pages, search full-text versions of the articles, or follow subject tags to find other related content. Happy reading!

 

We Need Your Support on #GivingTuesday

November 29, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on We Need Your Support on #GivingTuesday

giving_tuesday_logostacked1Celebrate the history of Haddonfield!

On Giving Tuesday, help us protect Haddonfield’s rich history for generations to come. Your donation will help us continue to share our area’s history with local students, preserve important artifacts and family papers, and care for Greenfield Hall and the Samuel Mickle House.

You can make a gift online using the PayPal link on the right side of this page, or mail a check to the Historical Society of Haddonfield, 343 Kings Kingway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033.

Thank you in advance for your support! We’re so appreciative of all of our members, donors, volunteers, and others in the Haddonfield community who have backed us over the years.

Archives Center Closed Until October 4

September 2, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on Archives Center Closed Until October 4

IMG_20160803_111449Unfortunately, due to construction, we’re not quite ready to re-open the Archives Center and Research Library to researchers.

We will reopen the Archives Center to the public on Tuesday October 4 for our usual hours, 9:30-11:30 am. (Greenfield Hall will resume its public hours in September.)

As you may know, we spent the end of the summer preparing for some necessary repairs and improvements to the Mickle House, which required sealing up our collection storage spaces to protect materials from dust. Since construction has not yet concluded, we need to keep everything sealed up for a few more weeks.

If you have research questions in the meantime, please feel free to contact our archivist Dana Dorman at library@haddonfieldhistory.org or 856-429-7375 and we’ll do our best to assist you. See you in October!

Annual August Closure

August 15, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on Annual August Closure

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Just a reminder that the Historical Society closes for tours and research during the month of August each year. We’ll respond to calls and emails as soon as we can, and we’ll see you in September!

New Grant Award Continues Focus on Collections Care

August 8, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on New Grant Award Continues Focus on Collections Care
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Some of the embroidery samplers in the Historical Society’s collections

For the second year in a row, the Historical Society of Haddonfield has been selected to participate in a competitive, grant-funded collection stewardship program of the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) valued at $5,775.

CCAHA’s Philadelphia Stewardship Program is funded with the generous support of the William Penn Foundation, and is designed to help non-profit collecting institutions achieve their preservation and conservation goals. The program is open to institutions within Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania and Camden County, NJ.

“This award will help us continue the momentum we achieved with last year’s work with CCAHA,” said Carol W. Smith, President of the Historical Society of Haddonfield. “We look forward to gaining new insights from CCAHA experts on how best to prioritize the longer term preservation needs of our museum and archival collections.”

The Historical Society will be participating in Track II, the Preservation Planning track. During the 12-month program, the Historical Society will work with CCAHA staff to create a long-range preservation plan to guide museum and archival collection priorities for the next three to five years. Staff and volunteers will also attend programs in CCAHA’s Collections Care Training series and receive other technical support from CCAHA staff.

This past year, the Historical Society participated in Track I, in which CCAHA conducted a Preservation Needs Assessment for the collections. The Society also received a $2,147 matching grant to help make improvements recommended in the assessment.

CCAHA is a nonprofit conservation facility specializing in the treatment of works on paper, photographs, and books through conservation and state-of-the-art digital imaging services. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, CCAHA serves both nonprofit cultural institutions and private individuals and organizations. CCAHA’s preservation services staff present educational programs, conduct preservation assessments, and develop emergency preparedness plans. CCAHA’s development department provides fundraising and grant-writing support to institutions seeking assistance for preservation and conservation projects.

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Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 9:30 to 11:30 AM and
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Greenfield Hall and the Archives Center are both CLOSED Saturdays & Sundays except as noted above for the 1st Sunday of the month.

We are closed in August, on major holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year's.

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Historical Society of Haddonfield
343 Kings Hwy. E
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
856.429.7375
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