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This Week @ MHS

There is always interesting research happening in the MHS library. This week, take a bit of time out from your holiday shopping to come learn about some of that research at one of our many programs.  

On Tuesday, 6 December at 5:15 PM the final Boston Early American History Seminar of 2011 brings Abby Chandler, UMass Lowell, and Ruth Wallis Herndon, Bowling Green State University, to the MHS for a Panel Discussion on Colonial Family Law. Cornelia Hughes Dayton, University of Connecticut, will deliver the comment.

Then on Wednesday, 7 December at noon MHS short-term research fellow Megan Prins, University of Arizona, presents her research, Winters in America, 1880-1930 at a brown-bag lunch program.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Finally, on Thursday, 8 December at 5:30 PM the Boston Seminar on the History of Women and Gender wraps up 2011 with a final program at 1154 Boylston Street. as Jennifer Morgan, New York University, discusses Quotidian Erasures: Gender and the Logic of the Early Trans-Atlantic Slave trade. The comment will be delivered by Linda Heywood, Boston University. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  CHECK OUR WEB CALENDAR IN THE NEAR FUTURE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Beyond research based programs, on Wednesday, 7 December the MHS offers a special event exclusively for MHS members and fellows.  Starting at 6:00 PM the MHS Fellows and Members Holiday Party offers a chance to share good cheer with other members and MHS staff while enjoying the current exhibition. Click here to register for this event.

And on Saturday, 10 December our 90-minute building tour The History and Collections of the MHS departs the front lobby promptly at 10.00 AM. 

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