Women at Sea: Ann Johnson and Abbie Clifford
In 1849, the ship Lanerk sailed from Boston to California as part of the Gold Rush. On the ship was a clergyman named Truman Ripley Hawley, and the MHS recently acquired a transcript of his diary of ...
The nationally and internationally renowned collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society attract researchers from around the globe. Not only does the MHS provide support to scholars through the four fellowship programs that it offers but other prestigious organizations also sponsor visits to use the Society's collections. The MHS was pleased to facilitate the research of these scholars whose visits were supported by other organizations.
Alexander Kluger, Universitat Wurzburg, 2010-2011
Andrei A. Isserov, Moscow State University, 2004-2005
Natalia Suchugova, Russian State University for the Humanities, 2007
Svetlana Korotkova, State University--Higher School of Economics (Moscow) 2009-2010
Bernadette Beredo, University of Pittsburgh, 2004-2005
Serena Mocci, University of Cagliari, 2015-2016
Gaspare J. Saladino, 1967-1968
B. Richard Burg, 1969-1970
Eugene R. Sheridan, 1972-1973
Michael Crawford (through the Wallace Fund), 1980-1981
Laura Graham, 1994-1995
Robert Karachuk, 2007-2008
Neal Millikan, 2010-2011
Featuring new research in the archival profession.
Nancy Deromedi, University of Michigan, "Wired Faculty: Research to Assess the Archival Value of Faculty Websites to Document Their Functions and Activities at the University of Michigan"
Richard Hollinger, University of Maine, "The Impact of Electronic Communications on Record Keeping Practices"
Elizabeth Kaplan, University of Minnesota, "Electronic Brains, Archival Minds: Technology and the Shaping of Archival Professional Identity, 1945-1970"
Richard Pearse-Moses, Arizona State Library, "An Annotated Glossary for Archivists, Manuscript Curators and Records Managers"
Lisa Carter, University of Kentucky Libraries/Kentucky Educational Television, "That DAM Project: Going Digital at KET (A Case Study)"
Mark Greene, University of Wyoming, and Dennis Meissner, Minnesota Historical Society, "More Product, Less Process: Pragmatically Revamping Traditional Processing Approaches to Deal with Late 20th-Century Collections"
Christopher Prom and Ellen Swain, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "An Investigation of Student Organization Websites for the Development of Appraisal and Capture Guidelines"
Susan Tucker, Tulane University, "Assessing Archival Responses to Genealogical Research"
Eliot Wilczek, Tufts University, "Evidence of Battle: Records Creation in the American Expeditionary Forces During the First World War"
Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic history of American piracy’s “Golden Age”&mdash ...
This talk examines the American debates over the country’s participation in the eight-nation alliance to relieve the Chinese Boxers’ siege of internationals ...
Historians generally treat Jim Crow as a legal, political, and cultural system shaping where African Americans went, whether they voted, and how they acted. Yet it was ...
Today we return to the 1918 diary of Newton teenager Barbara Hillard Smith. You may read our introduction to the diary, and Barbara’s previous entries, here: January | February ...