Tuesday, October 16, 2012

"developing a comprehensive digital catalogue"

In the article, the Milford Daily News writes about the effort to catalogue the collection at the Franklin Historical Museum.
Spearheading the effort, Delwyn Arnold estimates that 90 percent of the items now on display have been recorded. He said that more than 1,000 items, currently stored in the museum's basement, have not been entered into the system. 
The bulk of the collection consists of newspapers, town reports, documents and photographs dating back to the 1800s. 
So far, the commission hasn’t unearthed any hidden gems — significant artifacts in the collection that members had no idea existed. But Arnold said it’s still a possibility. 
At present, members don't have a timeline for when the database will be complete.

Read more: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x1890060168/Franklin-Historical-Commission-works-to-catalog-museums-collection#ixzz29S7EVnVc

The Museum will be putting together a display of military uniforms for November to honor the veterans. Have you stopped by to see yet? It is quite the place to visit!

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