Park Museum Collection Profile
Natchez National Historical Park

Collection SummaryHistoric furnishings (e.g., painted floor cloths, mahogany punkah, set of Rococo Revival parlor furniture, set of Gothic Revival dining room chairs, bookcases housing books that date back to the 18th century) associated with Natchez families including the planter class McMurran family on exhibit in the main house (a two-story Greek-Revival structure) and in the slave quarters of the Melrose Estate (c. 1845-1865); historic furnishings associated with free black barber William Johnson (his diary has been published); archeological objects systematically recovered from sites within the park's boundaries and associated field records.

Collection Size 157,976
 
Facilities Exhibiting Museum Items Main House
Melrose
William Johnson House
 
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