The division currently curates approximately 100,000 objects in the State of Delaware’s Historic Collection, among them, a child’s ladybug costume dated to 1974.
Recently accessioned collections items reflect the calls for racial justice that surged across the nation in 2020.
Report illustrates the challenges addressed in an extraordinary year.
Roth worked as an historic-site interpreter at the Zwaanendael Museum and as an all-around handyman for the CARE Team.
New employee will take a leadership role in the curation, management and interpretation of the State’s collection of materials made, and used, by Delawareans throughout history.
Curator of collections made a lasting impact in presenting and Saving Delaware History.
Administered by the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Engagement and Collections Team, the Collections Program preserves, and holds in public trust, a record of Delaware’s heritage by acquiring objects made in the First State or used by Delawareans throughout history. The primary function of the program is stewardship of the State of Delaware’s collection […]
Qualifications We are looking for a self-motivated, outgoing volunteer who works well within a team and is able to complete assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner. Knowledge and passion for history is a plus! Must be reliable, flexible, willing to learn, and attentive to detail. Ability to use a computer, learn proper techniques […]
Report illustrates the efforts that the agency has undertaken in 2018 to build a solid infrastructure that will preserve and protect Delaware’s irreplaceable cultural legacies for future generations.
Social-studies teacher, principal, librarian and collector helped bring history alive.