Archives for the ‘Colonial Williamsburg’ Category

Lab and Storage Exploration

By • Jul 5th, 2017 • Category: Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Research

The logistics for my family program are being finalized, and it is scheduled to begin next week!  I am very excited to see how it turns out, but in the meantime I have been able to focus on other aspects of the internship. My last few tours with the other CCM interns have been particularly […]

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Lions, Horses, and Dogs, Oh My!

By • Jun 27th, 2017 • Category: Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Research

I am pleased to announce that I have finished the development of my family program for Bassett Hall: “Lions, Horses, and Dogs, Oh My!”  This program focuses on the pieces of folk art from Abby Aldrich Rockefeller’s collection within Bassett Hall that feature animals and is designed to engage children in the tour of the […]

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Developing a Plan

By • Jun 21st, 2017 • Category: Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Research

This week I have begun to transition to the development phase of my family program for Bassett Hall.  In doing so, I have been researching by attending various educational programs throughout the Colonial Williamsburg sites. One of my favorite programs so far is the Building Detectives tour at the Robert Carter House.  This behind-the-scenes tour […]

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Exploring the CCM Division

By • Jun 13th, 2017 • Category: Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Research

This week I continued to work on developing the training manual for Bassett Hall.  It is not an easy task, but it has helped me quickly pick up on the rich history of Bassett Hall, the Rockefeller family, and the Restoration of Colonial Williamsburg. In addition to my daily work in the office, I have […]

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Colonial Williamsburg Internship Abstract

By • Jun 6th, 2017 • Category: Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Research

My name is Emily Knoche, and I am a rising junior at the College with a double major in Global Studies and French.  I am very excited to be a part of the Woody Museum Studies Internship Program this summer as I am considering a career in this field.  My internship is through the Collections, […]

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Final Weekly Update: Colonial Williamsburg Art Museum

By • Aug 3rd, 2016 • Category: Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Research

As I contemplate this, my final week at the DeWitt Wallace Art Museum in Colonial Williamsburg, I find myself amazed at the amount that I have learned in such a short time. I would like to thank the Woodys again for the opportunity to spend my summer in such a wonderful place. This past week […]



Abstract: Osteological Analysis of 18th Century Dog Remains

By • Feb 21st, 2013 • Category: Colonial Williamsburg, dogs, Honors Thesis, Research

I first became interested in zooarchaeology this summer when I took an archaeological field methods class.  To that effect, I went to the archaeological lab in Colonial Williamsburg to see if they had material for me to work with. I expected a faunal assemblage of miscellaneous food remains, but what I found out instead was… [Continue Reading]



My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. I

By • Jul 8th, 2008 • Category: A New Introduction to Bibliography, Bible, Colonial Williamsburg, General Technology, Luke, Parnassus, Printing, Research, Shakespeare, Sonnets, William and Mary

My textual history is a complicated affair. I arrived at William and Mary fresh from high school—ready to face college and do something. I knew fairly early on that I wanted to be an English major, so I began asking my freshman adviser—the estimable Adam Potkay—what English major types actually do. I was very concerned […]



My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. I

By • Jul 8th, 2008 • Category: A New Introduction to Bibliography, Bible, Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Luke, Parnassus, Printing, Research, Shakespeare, Sonnets, William and Mary

My textual history is a complicated affair. I arrived at William and Mary fresh from high school—ready to face college and do something. I knew fairly early on that I wanted to be an English major, so I began asking my freshman adviser—the estimable Adam Potkay—what English major types actually do. I was very concerned […]



My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. I

By • Jul 8th, 2008 • Category: A New Introduction to Bibliography, Bible, Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Luke, Parnassus, Printing, Research, Shakespeare, Sonnets, William and Mary

My textual history is a complicated affair. I arrived at William and Mary fresh from high school—ready to face college and do something. I knew fairly early on that I wanted to be an English major, so I began asking my freshman adviser—the estimable Adam Potkay—what English major types actually do. I was very concerned […]

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