Preservation and Access: Preservation/Access Projects

Period of Performance

1/1/2006 - 6/30/2007

Funding Totals

$4,993.00 (approved)
$4,993.00 (awarded)

General Preservation Assessment

FAIN: PA-51832-06

Friends of Hildene, Inc. (Manchester, VT 05254)
Brian Knight (Project Director: May 2005 to October 2006)

The purchase of monitoring equipment and consultation with a conservator to plan for improving environmental conditions, security and fire protection at Hildene, the home of Robert Todd Lincoln, which contains some 9,000 items of furniture, decorative arts, books, textiles, art, and personal ephemera belonging to four generations of the Lincoln family between the early 1860s and 1975.