Public Program, In Person Event

AAPI Voices from the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Peter Drummey, Chief Historian & Stephen T. Riley Librarian

Rakashi Chand, Reading Room Supervisor

Tuesday, May 30, 2023, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

This event is in person. Light refreshments will be served. 

Register to attend in person

Join MHS Chief Historian, Peter Drummey, and Reading Room Supervisor, Rakashi Chand, for a look at some of the material in our collections that explore Asian American history and the history of American merchant trade throughout Asia. Items featured will include a letter between Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Ellery Sedgwick, the editor of the Atlantic Monthly; watercolor paintings of a Japanese Internment Camp made by Estell Ishigo, a Caucasian woman who followed her Japanese husband to Heart Mountain; a painting of the Harbor at Macao by Lam Qua; and many more treasures from the MHS collections.

In person event. 

Masks are optional for this event.