Special Collections

Museum/Historic House
4 Williamsville Road
Stockbridge MA , 01262 0827
TTY/TDD: (413)298-3579
Institution Contact(s):
  Wanda M. Styka, Archivist (413)298-3579 ext. 14
Hours: Daily 10:00AM-5:00PM
Closings: November 1 to April 30
Holidays Open:
  Memorial Day Independence Day Columbus Day
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible TTY/TDD Handicapped parking
Other Services:
  Coat room/lockers Gift shop
Journals: "The Pedestal"
Name: Archives
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Wanda M. Styka, Archivist (413)298-3575 ext. 14
Hours: M-F 10:00AM-5:00PM
Collections: 11
Formats: 4 linear feet of manuscripts 20 linear feet of archives 4 linear feet of newspaper clippings 30 maps 2,000 photographs 100 pamphlets microforms 20 audio tapes 50 video tapes 20 oral histories 20 16mm. motion picture reels 200 ephemera 500 realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  French Family Collection
Daniel Chester French Series
Margaret French Cresson Series
Mary Adams French Series
Henry Flagg French Series
Henry French Hollis Series
William Penn Cresson Series
Daniel Chester French Foundation Collection
Rosamond Sherwood Collection
Helen Douglass French Colletion
Daniel Chester French's Sculpture (plaster maquettes)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Letter of introduction required Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: All photocopying done by staff Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
Loans: Loans for exhibits only Special loans for certain materials
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection
Directions: DIRECTIONS FROM STOCKBRIDGE: Signs mark the route from the west end of Main Street. Take route 102 West approximately two miles to Route 183. Turn left and travel one mile to the Chesterwood sign, turn right and follow the signs for one-half mile. Chesterwood is three-fourths of a mile from the Norman Rockwell Museum.