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From the Archives: A Letter Written to Robert C. Winthrop from Fort Sumter

While looking through the Winthrop Family Papers for poetry written by Theodore Winthrop, one of the first soldiers killed in the Civil war, Stephen T. Riley Librarian Peter Drummey came across a remarkable letter that Robert Anderson, the commander of Fort Sumter, wrote [...] read more

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2011 Swensrud and Kass Teacher Fellowships Awarded

Since the summer of 2001, the Society’s teacher fellows have produced more than 50 outstanding curricular projects based on MHS collections. Many have been published on the Society’s website, and quite a few of our teacher fellow alumni have presented their projects [...] read more

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