Curator’s Log

The Curator’s Log: The 100th Anniversary of RESOLUTE’s Defense and the 13th Challenge (Part III) 

Read Part Three in Curator Emeritus John Palmieri's three part series on the 13th Challenge, originally published in our Curator's Log in 2016.

The Curator’s Log: The 100th Anniversary of RESOLUTE’s Defense and the 13th Challenge (Part II) 

The Trials of 1914

Curator’s Log: The 100th Anniversary of RESOLUTE’s Defense and the 13th Challenge (Part I) 

Part One: Forming the Syndicates. Originally published in the HMM Curator's Log, September, 2015

Curator’s Log: Captain Nat and the Herreshoff Biographies (Part Four) 

Curator’s Log: Captain Nat and the Herreshoff Biographies - Part Four: About Nat Himself by John Palmieri

Curator’s Log: Bristol, HMCo., and the Pandemic of 1918 

How the movement of military personnel, the crowding of factories for war-time production, rallies, parades and the Liberty Bond Campaign impacted HMCo. and Bristol in the influenza pandemic more than a hundred years ago

The Curator’s Log: The HMCo. Watchmen 

The Men of Herreshoff: The Watchmen

Curator’s Log: Captain Nat and the Herreshoff Biographies, Part Three 

This is the third of a multi-part series on Captain Nat’s subsequent efforts to correct and add to the published biographies of himself and his two older brothers.

Curator’s Log, August 2019: “Herreshoff Biographies: Part Two” 

This is the second of a multi-part series on Captain Nat Herreshoff’s (1848-1938) efforts, starting in 1926 and extending into the early 1930s, to correct and add to the published biographies of himself and his two older brothers, James Brown Herreshoff (1834-1930) and John Brown Herreshoff (1841-1915).

The Story of NC-4 

In May 1919 the Navy Flying Boat NC-4 completed the first Transatlantic flight covering a distance of 1380 miles in a little over 15 hours from Newfoundland to the Azores. The accompanying NC-1 and NC-3 failed in the attempt.

Launching WEE WINN: Antique & Classic Boat Society Magazine 

Warren stumbled across Miss Sutton’s original Wee Winn during a visit to the Herreshoff Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island in 2017.

Curator’s Log April 2019: Herreshoff Biographies, Part One 

This is the first of a multi-part series on Captain Nat Herreshoff’s efforts, starting in 1926 and extending into the early 1930s, to correct and add to the published biographies of himself and his two older brothers, James Brown Herreshoff and John Brown Herreshoff.

Curatorial Corner: Winter 2019 

This winter has been a busy one in the Collections department at HMM!