In August 2010, Reynolda House embarked on a three-year, comprehensive electronic cataloging project of the Museum's collections. The first year of the project was focused on cataloging objects in the fine art collection, while the second and third years expanded their concentration to incorporate objects from the historic house. This included photographing each object, organizing existing documentation, and creating original research. We purchased a new database, The Museum System (TMS), in which we are able to enter all of this information.

December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012 Season's Greetings from Reynolda House! It has been a busy December chugging along on the project. I am looking forward to spending some time with family next week, but...
December 7, 2012
December 7, 2012 Monday had us up in the air, working with our E. F. Caldwell & Co chandelier in the Reception Hall. Chloe and I brought in a tall ladder and lift (with the help of our...
Collections, Support
November 26, 2012
November 26, 2012 After a lovely long holiday weekend it is right back to the thick of it condition reporting objects on the porches. I do want to take a moment to express how thankful we...
Collections, Learn
November 9, 2012
November 9, 2012 One of the main types of 'permanent' marking we use at Reynolda House is paper labeling. Paper labels are affixed with what we in the collections world like to call a 'B-72...
October 30, 2012
October 30, 2012 It is important that the number associated with an object be marked on the object. Labeling and marking allows for objects to be connected to their documentation. There are...