Researchers Supported by Other Agencies

The nationally and internationally renowned collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society attract researchers from around the globe. Not only does the MHS provide support to scholars through the four fellowship programs that it offers but other prestigious organizations also sponsor visits to use the Society's collections. The MHS was pleased to facilitate the research of these scholars whose visits were supported by other organizations.

Deutscher Akademischer Austasch Dienst Fellow

Alexander Kluger, Universitat Wurzburg, 2010-2011

Fulbright Fellows

Andrei A. Isserov, Moscow State University, 2004-2005

Natalia Suchugova, Russian State University for the Humanities, 2007

Svetlana Korotkova, State University--Higher School of Economics (Moscow) 2009-2010

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Archives Fellows

Bernadette Beredo, University of Pittsburgh, 2004-2005

Globus International Training Programme

Serena Mocci, University of Cagliari, 2015-2016

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Archives Fellows (working in the Adams Papers)

Gaspare J. Saladino, 1967-1968

B. Richard Burg, 1969-1970

Eugene R. Sheridan, 1972-1973

Michael Crawford (through the Wallace Fund), 1980-1981

Laura Graham, 1994-1995

Robert Karachuk, 2007-2008

Neal Millikan, 2010-2011

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Archival Research Fellows

Featuring new research in the archival profession.

2002-2003

Nancy Deromedi, University of Michigan, "Wired Faculty: Research to Assess the Archival Value of Faculty Websites to Document Their Functions and Activities at the University of Michigan"

Richard Hollinger, University of Maine, "The Impact of Electronic Communications on Record Keeping Practices"

Elizabeth Kaplan, University of Minnesota, "Electronic Brains, Archival Minds: Technology and the Shaping of Archival Professional Identity, 1945-1970"

Richard Pearse-Moses, Arizona State Library, "An Annotated Glossary for Archivists, Manuscript Curators and Records Managers"

2003-2004

Lisa Carter, University of Kentucky Libraries/Kentucky Educational Television, "That DAM Project: Going Digital at KET (A Case Study)"

Mark Greene, University of Wyoming, and Dennis Meissner, Minnesota Historical Society, "More Product, Less Process: Pragmatically Revamping Traditional Processing Approaches to Deal with Late 20th-Century Collections"

Christopher Prom and Ellen Swain, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "An Investigation of Student Organization Websites for the Development of Appraisal and Capture Guidelines"

Susan Tucker, Tulane University, "Assessing Archival Responses to Genealogical Research"

Eliot Wilczek, Tufts University, "Evidence of Battle: Records Creation in the American Expeditionary Forces During the First World War"

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For the Union Dead: Bostonians Travel East in Search of Answers in the Post-Civil War Era

22Feb 6:00PM 2018
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After the Civil War, artists and writers from Boston faced a question that haunted America: what’s next? For cultural leaders like Charles Eliot Norton and Isabella ...

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Slavery & the U.S. Supreme Court

24Feb 9:00AM 2018
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How did the personal and political philosophies of Justices John Marshall, Roger B. Taney, and Joseph Story influence their proslavery positions? Paul Finkelman, ...

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Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court

26Feb 6:00PM 2018
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The three most important Supreme Court Justices before the Civil War Chief Justices John Marshall and Roger B. Taney and Associate Justice Joseph Story upheld the ...

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