By Lauren Brincat, Curator, Preservation Long Island A cornerstone of Preservation Long Island’s mission is the stewardship of historic sites and collections. When we were founded in 1948, we decided that we would “acquire and maintain…collections of paintings, drawings, and prints; of books, manuscripts, autographs, and photographs; furniture and examples […]
Last year, Preservation Long Island was fortunate to receive a service grant from the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University as part of their “Digitizing Local History Sources” Project funded by the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. Hundreds of glass plate negatives taken by Port Jefferson photographer, Arthur Greene, are now available for browsing on our digital collections website!
Preservation Long Island is home to an extraordinary collection of regional artworks and artifacts that document Long Island’s ever changing landscape, its rich history, and the people who have called it home.