Gerry E. Studds Papers Available
The MHS is pleased to announce that the papers of Rep. Gerry E. Studds (D-Mass.) have been processed and are available for research. This very interesting collection contains material on subjects ...
These scholars received support through the Loring fellowship program, a collaboration of the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Boston Athenaeum.
Iowa State University
Bonds Burst Asunder: The Revolutionary Politics of Getting By in Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1867
Phillips Exeter Academy
A Time-Stained God: Spiritual Lives, Civil War Deaths and the Violent Remaking of Religion in America
The Contact of Human Souls
University of Pennsylvania
The Slave South in the Far West: California, the Pacific, and Proslavery Visions of Empire
University of Delaware
"Sculpting the Citizen Soldier: Reproduction and National Memory, 1865-1917"
New York University
"Americanizing America: How the Federal Government Shaped the Nation, 1818-1924"
Ann K. Holder
"'Making the Body Politic': Sexual Histories, Racial Uncertainties and Vernacular Citizenship in the Post-Emancipation U.S."
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
"The Place of the Past in the American Civil War"
New York University
"Black Intellectuals, White Abolitionists, and Revolutionary Transcendentalists: Creating the Radical Intellectual Tradition in Antebellum Boston"
Kathryn Shively Meier
University of Virginia
"Under the Surge of the Blue": Environmental Effects on Civil War Soldier Mental and Physical Health in Virginia, 1862"
Megan Kate Nelson
California State University at Fullerton
"Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War"
The History and Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society Tour is a 90-minute docent-led walk through our public rooms. The tour is free, open to the public, ...
This is a two-day workshop that takes place on non-consecutive days: July 25 and 27. How did Massachusetts men and women experience World War I? Participants will ...
Gerry Studds, America’s first openly gay congressman, fought in Congress to allow gays to serve in the military, fund AIDS research, ...
When Louisa Catherine Johnson wrote to her then-fiancé John Quincy Adams on March 20, 1797, she desired to impress him with her reading of Lord Chesterfield’s Letters to His Son. The ...