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Textiles Pages AL-CO, CT-GA, IA-KSKY-LA, MA, MD-MNNC-NE, NH-NVNY, OH-PARI-SD, TX-WI

 

 

  Massachusetts

  Amherst

  Mead Art Museum

  Amherst College

  PO Box 2241

  Amherst  MA    01002    

  Phone   413 542-2335

  Web Site  www.amherst.edu/~mead

  E-mail  mailto:mead@amherst.edu

  Description  14,000 works, begun 1839.  American, European, Japanese

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Prints

  New or Updated:   11/12/2005
 

  Boston

  Museum of Fine Arts - Boston

  465 Huntington Avenue

  Boston  MA     02115    

  Phone   617 267-9300

  Alt Phone   617 369-3127

  Web   www.mfa.org

  Description  general art museum with wide range of collections, large Egyptian element

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection G-M  Musical Instruments

  Collection   Paintings

  Research   Library

  New or  Updated  1/19/2006


  Massachusetts
 
Framingham
 
Old Academy Museum
 
Vernon & Grove
 
PO Box 2032
 
Framingham  MA  01703     
 
Phone  508 872-3780
 
Web Site  http://www.framinghamhistory.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.framingham.com/history/hstsoc_2.htm
 
Description  located in former Academy
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Schoolhouse
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  Framingham Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  09/30/2003

  Lowell
 
American Textile History Museum
 
491 Dutton Street
 
Lowell  MA  01854    
 
Phone  978 441-0400
 
Web Site  www.athm.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.athm.org/sites/boston/bostonftp/athm/home.html
 
Description  history of the textile industry
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Labor
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection A-F  Costume
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Lowell
 
Lowell National Historical Park
 
67 Kirk Street
 
Lowell  MA  01852 
 
Phone  978 970-5000
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/lowe
 
E-mail  mailto:LOWE_Superintendent@nps.gov
 
Description  37 buildings of former mill center
 
Type of Resource  Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type  Mill
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1824-1908
 
New or Updated:  11/17/2003

  Lowell
 
New England Quilt Museum
 
18 Shattuck St
 
Lowell  MA  01852    
 
Phone  978 452-4207
 
Web Site  http://www.nequiltmuseum.org/
 
Description  quilts in former bank building, rotating exhibits, online exhibits
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Building Type  Bank
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection N-Z  Quilts
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003 

  Massachusetts

  Monson

  Keep Homestead

  35 Ely Road

  Monson  MA   01057    

  Phone   413 267-4137

  Web Site  www.keephomesteadmuseum.org

  Description  1200 card button collection left by last member of family which

                    occupied property for 150 years, 75 acres with 16  room house, open

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection  Buttons

  New or Updated:  4/18/2006

  Monterey
 
Bidwell House
 
Art School Road
 
PO Box 537
 
Monterey  MA 01245  
 
Phone  413 528-6888
 
Web Site  http://www.bidwellhousemuseum.org/
 
Description  originally built as a parsonage, restored & furnished with antiques,                          gardens & hiking trails
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection A-F  Decorative Arts
 
Collection G-M  Needlework
 
Collection N-Z  Quilts
 
Era  1750
 
New or Updated:  08/25/2003

Massachusetts
North Andover
Museum of American Textile History
800 Massachusetts Avenue
North Andover MA 01845

Phone 617 686-0191
Web Site
Description textile manufacturing machinery, much of it operational, depicting industrial life
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry Profession Textiles
Era 19th

  Plymouth
 
Plymouth Antiquarian Society
 
27 North Street
 
Box 3373
 
Plymouth     MA  02361  
 
Phone   508 746-0012
 
Web Site  *****
 
E-mail  mailto:pasm@mindspring.com
 
Alt Web  http://www.visit-plymouth.com/antiquarian.asp
 
Description  three houses from three centuries  1677, 1747, 1809
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Toys
 
New or Updated:  12/28/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Sheffield
 
Sheffield Historical Society
 
159 - 161 Main St
 
PO Box 747
 
Sheffield   MA  01257    
 
Phone   413 229-2694
 
Web Site  http://www.sheffieldhistory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:shs@sheffieldhistory.org
 
Description  7 building  campus  holds collections
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/11/2004

  Sturbridge
 
Vintage Fashion and Textile Show
 
Sturbridge Hotel, route
 
mail: PO Box 729 Cape Neddick ME 03902
 
Sturbridge   MA
 
Phone   207 439-2334
 
Web Site  http://www.vintagefashionandtextileshow.com/
 
Description  precedes Brimfield antique shows
 
Type of Resource   Activity
 
Primary Focus  Events
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Costumes
 
New or Updated:   2/10/2004

Massachusetts
Wenham
Wenham Museum
132 Main Street
Wenham MA 01984

Phone 978 468-2377
Web Site www.wenhammuseum.org
Description concentrates on everyday Family Life from 17th century to the present
Type of Resource Museum
Industry Profession Textiles
Collection A-F Costumes
Collection G-M Model Railroad
Collection N-Z Toys

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