Researchers Supported by Other Agencies

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.

Deutscher Akademischer Austasch Dienst Fellow

Alexander Kluger, Universitat Wurzburg, 2010-2011

Fulbright Fellows

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

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Archives Fellows

Bernadette Beredo, University of Pittsburgh, 2004-2005

Globus International Training Programme

Serena Mocci, University of Cagliari, 2015-2016

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Archives Fellows (working in the Adams Papers)

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

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Archival Research Fellows

Featuring new research in the archival profession.

2002-2003

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"

2003-2004

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"

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16Jan 5:15PM 2018

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Skulls, Selves, and Showmanship: Itinerant Phrenologists in 19th-Century America

17Jan 12:00PM 2018

"Come, then, one and all, and learn to know yourselves." With these words, a traveling phrenologist advertised his lecture to the public. Proponents of phrenology ...

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Pauline Maier Memorial Lecture - Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention

17Jan 6:00PM 2018
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James Madison’s Notes on the 1787 Constitutional Convention have acquired nearly unquestioned authority as the description of the U.S. Constitution’s creation ...

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This Week @ MHS

First things first in this weekly round-up: The Society is CLOSED on Monday, 15 January, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, 16 January. Now that we have ...

A Midwinter’s Tale

  At eight o-clock on a January morning in 1891, and a world away from the ice-caked streets of his native New England, 52-year-old Henry Adams leisurely began to go about his day. Armed with ...

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