NARM Quarterly Fall 2022 - Page 10

The Buffalo History Museum

Buffalo, New York


An inspired group of history makers founded The Buffalo History Museum, then called the Buffalo Historical Society, in 1862. They assembled a unique collection of regional paintings, photographs, artifacts, and manuscripts to share with researchers and the public.

Chenango County Historical Society & Museum

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

New York, New York


The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum is the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historical and contemporary design, and is the steward of one of the most diverse and comprehensive design collections in existence—more than 215,000 design objects spanning 30 centuries. From ancient textiles and works on paper to icons of modern design and cutting-edge technologies, Cooper Hewitt’s collection serves as inspiration for creative work of all kinds and tells the story of design’s paramount importance in improving our world.

Norwich, New York


The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) is the primary organization dedicated to actively and comprehensively preserving the history of Chenango County. We celebrate the culture of the region – its unique traditions, noteworthy residents, and unusual stories. Museum visitors are immersed in the center of the county’s past through exhibits exploring the rich history of our local heritage. Since our founding, CCHS has collected a wide range of information and objects directly related to the preservation of community history.