Serendipity in New York: stumbling Upon Old Coins commemorating the Huguenots

Today’s blog post is going to be on what I stumbled upon in New York last week on my research trip. The Huguenot Society of America has in its possession eight coins that are tangentially interesting to this project. They are duplicates of a set of coins held by the British museum in London, and were donated by Judge A. T. Clearwater to the society in 1899 after his visit there.

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“A Huguenot;” Finding and Analyzing a Unique Piece of Memory

I’ve decided to write today on what has kept me from writing another blog post. Since July 18th, I’ve been working almost constantly on what I think is the key find for the summer. But rather than give anything away now, let me write how I found it first.

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Farewell, Winterthur

It’s hard to believe ten weeks have come and gone, and that Friday was full of goodbyes. I was sent off with kind cards, two pies, and the promise that I was now family, and should come back when I could.

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The Print Blocks Strike Back – Winterthur Week 8

You Thought They Were Gone For Good…

And honestly, so did I. When Paula and I finished photographing the last box of print blocks, I thought that would be the end of it for me. But it wasn’t. It really wasn’t.

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A Couple New Adventures – Winterthur Week 7

This week at Winterthur was a mix of classic responsibilities and new assignments. I realized I only three weeks left at Winterthur after this, and it’s crazy to think of how much I have seen and experienced during my time with the Curatorial and Registration Departments.

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