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Coverage for grant PA-51825-06

PA-51825-06
Purchase Storage Furniture and Supplies for Knott House Collections Storage
Beatrice Cotellis, Florida Department of State

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PA-51825-06

House restoration continues (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Malika Harrison
Publication: Tallahassee Democrat
Date: 7/29/2006
Abstract: Knott House is wrapping up a project restoring the windows, doors and shutters. This was funded by a State of Florida Historic Preservation grant. An upcoming project, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will repair the interior storage areas, improve the organzation of the collection, and make information more accessible. Both projects were also supported by the Friends of the Museums of Florida History.
Link: http://www.tallahassee.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060729/NEWS01/607290325&SEARCHID=73252344416446

NEH Conservation Project Completed at Knott House Museum (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Kurt Browning, Florida Secretary of State
Publication: Florida Department of State Website
Date: 8/3/2007
Abstract: Kurt Browning announces that the Knott House received a $5000 grant from NEH to improve storage and preservation of the collection. Artifacts were moved off site, plaster was repaired and painted, storage furniture was purchased and installed. Project was completed giving more access. Secretary Browning said that it is important to protect the state's historic properties and appreciated assistance from NEH. The project was a collaboration between NEH, Florida Department of State, and the Friends of the Museums of Florida History.
Link: http://oss.dos.state.fl.us/communications/press-releases/2007-08-03.cfm

Division News, page 8 (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Wanda Richey, Information Specialist
Publication: "The State We're In",OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Date: 8/1/2007
Abstract: The Knott HOuse recently received a $5000 grant from NEH to improve the storage and preservation of collections. The project has been completed. The site reopened for tours on September 1, 2007.
Link: http://dosintraweb/das/newsletter/0708.pdf

The Dust is Clearing (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Beatrice Cotellis
Publication: Historically Speaking, Vol. 4, No.3
Date: 7/1/2006
Abstract: Knott House is wrapping up a project restoring the windows, doors and shutters. This was funded by a State of Florida Historic Preservation grant. An upcoming project, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will repair the interior storage areas, improve the organzation of the collection, and make information more accessible. Both projects were also supported by the Friends of the Museums of Florida History.


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