MHS News

Franklin's Silence Dogood Essays Now Available Online

Benjamin Franklin's first published prose consisted of 14 essays that he wrote under the pseudonym Silence Dogood.  In these essays, published as letters to the editor of a Boston newspaper, The New-England Courant, between March and October 1722, the 16-year-old Franklin [...] read more

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MHS Announces New Introductory

Membership Rates

Over the past year, the challenging economic climate has discouraged many individuals from becoming involved with organizations, such as the MHS, whose work they support. In an effort to encourage people to learn more about the Society and the history of our nation, the [...] read more

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Adams Papers Digital Edition Named Outstanding Academic Title of 2009

The editors of Choice, a publication of the American Library Association and the leading reviewer for academic and scholarly titles, have chosen the Adams Papers Digital Edition as one of their Outstanding Academic Titles of 2009. Reviewed in the October 2009 issue of Choice, [...] read more

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Recent Grant Announcements—January

Adams Papers Awarded Fellowship from NHPRC
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission has awarded the Adams Papers a $59,500 Historical Documentary Editing Fellowship to begin in the summer of 2010. The one-year fellowship not only offers an excellent [...] read more

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