Board of Trustees & Council of Overseers

Board of Trustees

  • Benjamin C. Adams
  • Oliver F. Ames
  • Levin H. Campbell, Jr.
  • Prof Joyce E. Chaplin 
  • Herbert P. Dane
  • G. Nathaniel Jeppson 
  • Anthony H. Leness
  • Anne Craige McNay
  • G. Marshall Moriarty, Chair, Council of Overseers
  • Claire Nee Nelson
  • Lisa B. Nurme
  • John O’Leary
  • Fred G. Pfannenstiehl
  • Robert G. Ripley, Jr.
  • Byron Rushing 
  • Paul W. Sandman, Chair, Board of Trustees
  • R. Newcomb Stillwell
  • William N. Thorndike
  • Edward L. Widmer 
  • Judith Bryant Wittenberg

Catherine Allgor, President


 

LIFE TRUSTEES

  • Bernard Bailyn
  • Amalie M. Kass
  • Honorable Levin H. Campbell
  • Henry Lee

TRUSTEE EMERITI

  • Charles Ames
  • William C. Clendaniel
  • Nancy R. Coolidge
  • Arthur C. Hodges
  • John F. Moffitt
  • Lia G. Poorvu
  • L. Dennis Shapiro
  • J. Peter Spang
  • James M. Storey
  • John L. Thorndike
  • Hiller B. Zobel

Council of Overseers

  • Benjamin C. Adams
  • Nancy S. Anthony
  • Dean Atkins
  • Edward Baldini
  • Emily Brooks
  • John G. L. Cabot 
  • Richard W. Cheek
  • Constance B. Coburn
  • Amy Domini
  • Joan Fink
  • Newell Flather
  • Peter R.O. Fleiss
  • Deborah M. Gates
  • Henry Louis Gates
  • Jonathan Hecht
  • James DeK. Houghton
  • Susan W. Hunnewell
  • Rene F. Jones
  • Paul Kuenstner
  • Haven Ladd
  • Robin M. Lawrence
  • George Lewis
  • Janina Longtine
  • Jonathan Loring
  • Amelia Lloyd McCarthy
  • Elizabeth H. Owens
  • Thomas M. Paine
  • Anthony D. Pell
  • Robert Pemberton
  • George Putnam
  • Amy de Rham
  • Cokie B. Roberts
  • Alan Rogers
  • Elizabeth G. Ryland
  • Mary Rogers Saltonstall
  • James W. Segel
  • Kristin Servison
  • Michael Shea
  • Miles F. Shore
  • John L. Thorndike
  • W. Nicholas Thorndike
  • William P. Veillette
  • John Winthrop

Upcoming Events

Modern American Society and Culture Seminar

Creepy Crawling in Los Angeles: The Manson Family and Cultural Mixing as Apocalypse

24Apr 5:15PM 2018

Charles Manson made national news in 1969 when several “Family” members were arrested for murder, but by then he was well-established in Los Angeles. This ...

Conversation; This Land is Your Land

This Land is Your Land Series: Public Land

25Apr 6:00PM 2018
There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30.

Massachusetts has undertaken large scale preservation of open space by government entities. The Boston Public Garden, the Emerald Necklace, the first American public ...

Early American History Seminar

The Time of Anarchy: the Susquehannock Scattering and the Crisis of English Colonialism, 1675-1685

1May 5:15PM 2018

Part of a larger book project, this paper argues that the seemingly distinct conflicts across the English colonies in the 1670s were actually connected by the political ...

From our Blog

Barbara Hillard Smith’s Diary, April 1918

Today we return to the 1918 diary of Newton teenager Barbara Hillard Smith. You may read our introduction to the diary, and Barbara’s January, February, and March entries, here: January | ...

This Week @ MHS

As preparations for our upcoming exhibit continue, it is a pretty quiet week at the Society as far as programs go. Here is what we have on tap: - Tuesday, 24 April, 5:15PM : The seminar this week is ...

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