Board of Trustees & Council of Overseers

Board of Trustees

  • Benjamin C. Adams
  • Oliver F. Ames
  • Frederick D. Ballou
  • Levin H. Campbell, Jr.
  • Prof Joyce E. Chaplin 
  • Herbert P. Dane
  • G. Nathaniel Jeppson
  • Amalie M. Kass 
  • Anthony H. Leness
  • Anne Craige McNay
  • G. Marshall Moriarty
  • Claire Nee Nelson
  • Lisa B. Nurme
  • John O’Leary
  • Byron Rushing 
  • Paul W. Sandman
  • R. Newcomb Stillwell
  • William N. Thorndike
  • Edward L. Widmer 
  • Judith Bryant Wittenberg

Dennis A. Fiori, President


 

LIFE TRUSTEES

  • Bernard Bailyn
  • Honorable Levin H. Campbell
  • Henry Lee

TRUSTEE EMERITI

  • William C. Clendaniel
  • Nancy R. Coolidge
  • Arthur C. Hodges
  • John F. Moffitt
  • Lia G. Poorvu
  • L. Dennis Shapiro
  • J. Peter Spang
  • James M. Storey
  • John L. Thorndike
  • Hiller B. Zobel

Council of Overseers

  • Benjamin C. Adams
  • Nancy S. Anthony
  • Dean Atkins
  • Emily Brooks
  • John G. L. Cabot 
  • Richard W. Cheek
  • Constance B. Coburn
  • Amy Domini
  • Joan Fink
  • Newell Flather
  • Peter R.O. Fleiss
  • Deborah M. Gates
  • Henry Louis Gates
  • Jonathan Hecht
  • James DeK. Houghton
  • Susan W. Hunnewell
  • Rene F. Jones
  • Haven Ladd
  • Robin M. Lawrence
  • George Lewis
  • Janina Longtine
  • Jonathan Loring
  • Amelia Lloyd McCarthy
  • Elizabeth H. Owens
  • Thomas M. Paine
  • Anthony D. Pell
  • Robert Pemberton
  • George Putnam
  • Robert G. Ripley, Jr.
  • Cokie B. Roberts
  • Alan Rogers
  • Elizabeth G. Ryland
  • Mary Rogers Saltonstall
  • James W. Segel
  • Miles F. Shore
  • John L. Thorndike
  • W. Nicholas Thorndike
  • William P. Veillette
  • John Winthrop

Upcoming Events

Brown Bag

"Let it be your resolution to be happy": Women's Emotion Work in the Early Republic

23Oct 12:00PM 2017

Tasked with maintaining the comfort and happiness of their families even in the face of adversity, many middling- and upper-class women in the early-nineteenth century ...

Conversation

Advise and Dissent? The Role of Public History in Modern Life

23Oct 6:00PM 2017
There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30 pm ...

What is the role of historical organizations in a politically polarized environment, a world of “alternative facts” and a social fabric that is being torn ...

Modern American Society and Culture Seminar

Allaying Terror: Domesticating Artisan Refugees in South Vietnam, 1956

24Oct 5:15PM 2017

This essay explores the publication of photographs of North Vietnam refugee artisans in English-language mass print media. These images served as an extension of American ...

From our Blog

Gertrude Codman Carter’s Diary, October 1917

Today we return to the 1917 diary of Gertrude Codman Carter. You may read the previous entries here:   Introduction | January | February | March | April | May June | July | August | September ...

“Mark, Traveler, this humble stone”: Quaint and Curious Epitaphs ...

I find a visit to any of New England’s burying grounds fascinating year-round, but I consider treading among slate gravestones and timeworn monuments in October a quintessential New England ...

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