Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Lori Taylor
Museum Curator 

Phillips County Museum News for July 12, 2017

 


What makes a “collector” and who are “collectors”. A dictionary response tells us that they are individuals who locate, acquire, display, store and maintain specific items.

Ask a collector why they collect and you might receive answers like “I have a love of these items”, or they hope “for financial gain”, or maybe just to “preserve a piece of the past for future generations.”

Now if you ask a spouse of a collector they may use words like “genetic defect”. I believe it is a basic human instinct to collect and save. The PC Museum displays are possible because of...



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