The Early Modern Commons

David Library of the American Revolution

Recent Posts

Real Houswives of Worcester County

17 March 2018

 Guest blogger Ken Miller tells us about his research on three Massachusetts women during the American Revolution. The American Revolution carried grave consequences for Bathsheba...

For Black History Month, The Story of Elizabeth Freeman, or "Mumbet"

23 February 2018

W. E. B. DuBoisW. E. B. DuBois was born on February 23, 1868 and is celebrated as a sociologist, historian, educator and co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of...

The Things You Find While Making a Finding Aid

11 November 2017

David Swain Our steadfast and industrious volunteer David Swain is currently working on a finding aid on the British Colonial Papers for Georgia.  Previously, David toiled for...

History: It's a Family Thing

15 September 2017

Jacob Quasius Guest blogger Jacob Quasius was an undergraduate fellow at the David Library this summer through the Library's partnership with Lycoming College, where Jacob is now a...