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The mission of the Classical Institute of the South, a non-profit organization, is to gather and share information about the material culture history of the Gulf South.

News

In the New York Times Antiques column, Eve M. Kahn covers the exciting acquisition of the parlor contents at Butler Greenwood by the New Orleans Museum of Art. The CIS cataloged the contents of Butler Greenwood during the first Summer Survey in 2011. Click the image above or the link below to read the article.  Link: "Butler Greenwood's Plantation Parlor Goes to New Orleans," The New York Times, 14 August 2014. 

In the New York Times Antiques column, Eve M. Kahn covers the exciting acquisition of the parlor contents at Butler Greenwood by the New Orleans Museum of Art. The CIS cataloged the contents of Butler Greenwood during the first Summer Survey in 2011. Click the image above or the link below to read the article. 

Link: "Butler Greenwood's Plantation Parlor Goes to New Orleans," The New York Times, 14 August 2014. 

The fourth CIS Summer Survey included work at several properties in Natchez, Mississippi. Click the photo above or the link below to read The Natchez Democrat's coverage of the CIS's work at Stanton Hall in July 2014.  Link: "Graduate students study area antiques," The Natchez Democrat, 25 July 2014. 

The fourth CIS Summer Survey included work at several properties in Natchez, Mississippi. Click the photo above or the link below to read The Natchez Democrat's coverage of the CIS's work at Stanton Hall in July 2014. 

Link: "Graduate students study area antiques," The Natchez Democrat, 25 July 2014. 

Above is an article from the New Orleans Advocate from March 30, 2014. It discuses  Butler Greenwood and the role of the Classical Institute of the South in recording the contents for the online database several summers ago and in assisting in the long-term preservation of the parlor at NOMA.  An identical article appeared the same day in the Baton Rouge edition of the Advocate. LINK to read article: http://theadvocate.com/features/people/8520770-123/st-francisville-homes-parlor-to

Above is an article from the New Orleans Advocate from March 30, 2014. It discuses  Butler Greenwood and the role of the Classical Institute of the South in recording the contents for the online database several summers ago and in assisting in the long-term preservation of the parlor at NOMA.  An identical article appeared the same day in the Baton Rouge edition of the Advocate. LINK to read article: http://theadvocate.com/features/people/8520770-123/st-francisville-homes-parlor-to

Click the image above to read and download a pdf of the article featured in the March/April issue of Antiques Magazine. 

Click the image above to read and download a pdf of the article featured in the March/April issue of Antiques Magazine. 

Click the photo above to read an article on CIS's work in Huntsville, Alabama. LINK: http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/07/historic_madison_county_home_g.html

Click the photo above to read an article on CIS's work in Huntsville, Alabama. LINK: http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/07/historic_madison_county_home_g.html