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The Classical Institute of the South at The Historic New Orleans Collection gathers and shares information about the material culture history of the Gulf South.

Press Coverage

CIS efforts have received coverage in national and regional media, demonstrating the program's impact on public interest in history. Below are some highlights of past media recognition. 

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.  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. 

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

 The New Orleans Advocate also covered NOMA's acquisition of the Butler Greenwood parlor and CIS' role in documention and preservaton of the room.  An identical article appeared the same day in the Baton Rouge edition of the Advocate.  http://theadvocate.com/features/people/8520770-123/st-francisville-homes-parlor-to

 The New Orleans Advocate also covered NOMA's acquisition of the Butler Greenwood parlor and CIS' role in documention and preservaton of the room.  An identical article appeared the same day in the Baton Rouge edition of the Advocate.  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 on Butlerr Greenwood in the March/April 2014 issue of Antiques Magazine, "Leaving home: Butler Greenwood's parlor" by Matthew A. Thurlow, Alice Dickinson, and Adam T. Erby. 

Click the image above to read and download a pdf of the article on Butlerr Greenwood in the March/April 2014 issue of Antiques Magazine, "Leaving home: Butler Greenwood's parlor" by Matthew A. Thurlow, Alice Dickinson, and Adam T. Erby. 

Read a blog post about 2013 CIS work in Huntsville, AL.   http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/07/historic_madison_county_home_g.html

Read a blog post about 2013 CIS work in Huntsville, AL.   http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/07/historic_madison_county_home_g.html

The fourth CIS Summer Survey included work at several properties in Natchez, Mississippi. Read The Natchez Democrat's coverage of the CIS's work at Stanton Hall in July 2014: "Graduate students study area antiques," The Natchez Democrat, July 25, 2014. 

The fourth CIS Summer Survey included work at several properties in Natchez, Mississippi. Read The Natchez Democrat's coverage of the CIS's work at Stanton Hall in July 2014: "Graduate students study area antiques," The Natchez Democrat, July 25, 2014.