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I am very pleased to share this news item published by the Boston Chinese community newspaper Sampan about my lecture presented on February 27, 2013. While the talk focused mainly on genealogy and resources specific to Chinese Americans, the article captures the historical background of Chinese in America reasonably well. Here is the…Continue
For genealogists and historians in the New England/New York area and those of you looking for a good excuse to visit the Northeast, the Massachusetts Genealogical Council Annual Meeting and Seminar will be held July 21, 2012 at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. This year's theme is Ethnicity and Genealogy, and the seminar will feature four tracks and two workshops.
We have so many fantastic speakers that I guarantee you won't be able to decide which sessions to attend! Our…
The Massachusetts SHRAB is accepting applications for membership on the Board. Specific constituencies that are underrepresented on the Board include historical societies, town and city clerks and representatives from Central and Western Massachusetts.
Please submit the following information for consideration:
* Current Job Title
* Current Employer
* Copy of CV or resume
* Response to the following question: What do you view as the top two or…
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It's not too late to register!
The 2012 Digital Commonwealth conference is a pre-conference to the Massachusetts Library Association Conference. The DigiCom Executive Committee hopes that you will join us on May 8th at the DCU Center in Worcester. Registration and coffee starts at 8:30 a.m and the conference begins at 9am.
Enjoy sessions such…Continue
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To mark the 100th anniversary of the “Bread and Roses” strike in Lawrence, known for a high level of collaboration between various groups of immigrants, the 2012 Massachusetts history conference, will explore im/migration history. The conference, tentatively entitled Taking Center Stage: Conflict and Collaboration in the Peopling of Massachusetts, will give special attention to theatrical expression as a tool for historians. Wendy Lement and Derek Nelson of Theater Espresso have…Continue
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From AASLH: Deadline for Institutions to Apply for Alderson Grant Internship Program is December 9
AASLH offers its smaller institutional members the opportunity to apply for the Alderson Grant Internship Program. The program recognizes the demand for students to gain "real world" experience and for our members to get qualified interns into their institutions.
The internship opportunity (up to $1,000) is available for three AASLH institutional members to…Continue
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Today, I am pleased to announce the publication of my second archives book. It is aimed at individuals who wish to care for the personal papers in their homes. The Unofficial Family Archivist is a guide to help the non-archivist create, maintain and preserve personal papers, photographs and memorabilia. It will help people with an interest in caring for their family history and heirloom items to manage their documentation and historical…Continue
When I wrote my ebook A Source of Pride (and Customers): A Historian’s Guide to Doing Your Business History, it was certainly written for businesses and organizations as an easy step-by-step manual to…
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The Salem Athenæum
337 Essex Street, Salem MA 01970
Summer Salon Series
Friday, August 5, 5:30 pm
Sarah Parker Remond: A Daughter of Salem
A talk by Marilyn Richardson on the extraordinary life and career of…Continue
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Most Massachusetts Studies Network members are familiar with The Massachusetts Tercentenary Markers located along major highways and local roadways in the Commonwealth. The markers were commissioned by the legislature in 1930 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of The Massachusetts Bay Colony. During January 2010 I posted an appeal for Massachusetts Studies Network members to assist in the documentation of…Continue
Here's an idea I suggested a while ago that I was inspired to bring up again in view of the gloomy horizon for public educational institutions and cultural non-profits in the age of the double-whammy: massive tax and budget cuts. I've placed an op-ed I'm in the process of writing on MSN in order to invite comment and support for this effort.
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As Joe Biden would say, this is a big f*&#ing deal.
9 January 2011
SCULPTOR’S DEATH UNEARTHED: EDMONIA LEWIS DIED
IN LONDON IN 1907…Continue
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