Brown Bag Francis Parkman and the Women of New France 5 September 2012.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Kathleen Barker, Northeastern University and MHS

Parkman amassed thousands of documents while researching his histories of New France. Although he focused primarily on the Jesuits, Native Americans, and others, his collections offer fascinating perspectives on the work of French women to create and propagate French culture in the New World.