MHS News

Recent MHS Grant Announcements - October

C.F. Adams Charitable Trust The MHS received $20,000 from the C.F. Adams Charitable Trust to complete the digital conversion of the eight volumes of the Diaries of Charles Francis Adams in order to make them available online. Of John Quincy Adams's children, only CFA continued [...] read more

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Staff Spotlight: Honors and Recognition

October has been an exciting month at the MHS, where a veteran editor was recognized for his accomplished career and a fledgling reference librarian received an exciting opportunity to expand his professional knowledge. Gregg Lint, Senior Editor of the Adams Papers, was [...] read more

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Atlantic Harvest

Ellery Sedgwick and The Atlantic Monthly, 1909-1938 Atlantic Harvest, the title of Ellery Sedgwick’s 1947 memoir and compilation of favorite articles from The Atlantic Monthly during the years that he was editor (1909-1938), will be the theme of the Society’s [...] read more

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New 2009 Fellows Elected

  The election of the following Fellow nominees was approved by the Fellows of the Massachusetts Historical Society at their stated meeting on 19 October 2009:   Charles C. Ames Charles C. Ames, a retired lawyer, graduated from Harvard College and the University [...] read more

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Well-behaved Woman Makes History

MHS Presents Kennedy Medal to Noted Harvard Scholar Approximately 100 guests were in attendance on the evening of 14 October as Prof. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich was honored as the 10th recipient of the John F. Kennedy Medal of the Massachusetts Historical Society at the [...] read more

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