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Unexpected Discoveries at the David Library by Dusty Marie Dye

21 March 2019

Guest blogger Dusty Marie Dye is a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland. During her residency as a 2018-19 David Library Fellow last summer, she came across some  passages...

"Beyond America: The East India Papers of Lords North and Cornwallis," by Adam Nadeau

13 September 2018

Guest blogger Adam Nadeau is a PhD candidate at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He recently completed a four week residency as a 2018-19 David...

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...