In the first installment of this two-part series, Matt Mayberry, Director of the Pioneers Museum, talked about some of his favorite artifacts from the museum’s collection. In this second installment, he discusses some of the myriad paper materials in the museum’s holdings that illustrate the importance and beauty of original documents in the study of the way the way events interrupt the quotidian in history.

(We enjoy your comments and suggestions immensely and take them all to heart. Thanks! thebigsomething@krcc.org)

 

4 Responses to A Few of Matt Mayberry's Favorite Things, Part 2

  1. Thank you, KRCC and Matt for this wonderful taste of the history in our community.

    What can we do to help keep the Pioneer Museum open and well visited?

  2. Hal Render says:

    This is brilliant, thank you for posting this.

  3. Noel Black says:

    Our advice would be to get in touch with the museum directly.

    http://www.springsgov.com/SectionIndex.aspx?SectionID=38

  4. Nancy Atherton says:

    I’ve absolutely loved the Matt Mayberry series. I would love to see and listen to more installments. I’ve visited the Pioneers Museum a few times since I moved to the Springs, and I will visit it again before it closes—temporarily, I hope!—but in the meantime, this series is bringing the museum to me, with a fantastically interesting and moving narration by a passionate and learned man. Thank you, Matt Mayberry, and thank you, KRCC!

News

Arts & Life

Music

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab