Collections

Management of the museum’s collection is governed by the board-approved Collections Policy and Procedures (2006). The museum uses the PastPerfect software program for its collections. There are currently approximately 500 items in the collection, including furniture, ceramics, lighting devices, metals, textiles, books, and other household ephemera. In addition there are approximately 200 fragments from an archeological dig conducted at the site and housed with the collection.



Collection Spotlight: Christopher Murphy Drawing

Recently the Davenport House Museum acquired ca. 1927 drawing detailing for front of the house by artist Christopher Murphy. Read more