Collections

The Porter-Phelps-Huntington Foundation's collections comprise the family home and furnishings, the surrounding gardens and agricultural property, and an extensive collection of family papers. The museum's collection of family artifacts is expansive, including numerous original paintings, over 100 linear feet of family papers including correspondence, diaries, printed materials, financial and legal papers, occasional books and account books, and home furnishings spanning from the 17th to 19th centuries. Below you will find links to more information about some of the more interesting pieces of the museum's collection:

 

 

THE PORTER-PHELPS-HUNTINGTON FAMILY PAPERS, 1698-1968

The Museum's extensive collection of family papers including diaries, correspondence, deeds, wills, photographs and other documents are housed at Amherst College Archives and Special Collections and are available for research year round: