The Chronicle

News as it happens from KHS

Putting the Pieces Together

How An Inventory Find Led to the Rediscovery of a Nurse’s Story by Deborah Rose Van Horn, Registrar As we work through the inventory of the museum collection we occasionally come across a piece that leads us to solve a little mystery. One recent find was a World War I nurse’s bag and cap. The bag had been listed as a piece that was found in the collections i
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Inventory Brings Exciting Find This Week

While doing inventory this week, our curators came across an interesting find: a small painting of William Trigg by an unknown artist. Our staff noticed some similarities between this painting and three others in our collection and wondered if the artist could be the same. So we sent a photograph of this week’s find to an expert to get her opinion. Based on
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Unique Tableware Tells of Owner and of Freemasonry

By Beth Carter, collections management assistant Sometimes you come across an object, or in this case a set of objects, that keeps you digging for more answers. The Museum Collections and Exhibitions team recently inventoried a unique 57-piece set of dinnerware. Each white ceramic dish has light blue trim and has a series of blue Masonic symbols. My initial
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Intern Gets Well-Rounded Look at KHS

Hello! My name is Laura Frazier, and I interned at KHS over the winter. (By the way, if you intern at KHS during the winter, you are not just a regular intern, you are what the staff will fondly refer to as a “wintern”!) I am also currently a senior at Georgetown College and I will be graduating in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication/media st
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