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"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...

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...