"The Art and Culture of Western New England"

The following is a list of talks given at a symposium on March 8, 1997, presented in conjunction with the exhibition A Passion for the Past: The Collection of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little at Cogswell's Grant.

For more information, contact the Research and Academic Program or call 413-458-0460.

  • 'All the World is but the Pupil and Disciple of Female Influence’: The World of Sarah Snell Bryant, Cummington, Massachusetts, 1794-1835
    Jane C. Nylander
    President, Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
  • Another Generation’s ‘Folk Art’: Edward Duff Balken and His Collection of American ‘Provincial’ Paintings and Drawings, Owned by the Art Museum, Princeton University
    Charlotte Emans Moore
    Independent scholar
  • Documenting Both the Familiar and the Unfamiliar in Early Western New England Architecture"
    Abbott Lowell Cummings
    Charles F. Montgomery Professor Emeritus of American Decorative Arts, Yale University
  • Producing Useful Wares: Redware and Stoneware Production in Western New England
    Catherine Zusy
    Exhibition and interpretation consultant, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • The Documented Furniture of the Connecticut River Valley
    Philip Zea
    Deputy Director and Curator, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, Massachusetts

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