The Beehive: the official blog of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Behind the Title: Why The Beehive?

If you've ever looked closely at the woodwork over the fireplace in Ellis Hall (better known as the Reading Room), you may have noticed there the seal of the Society, which also appears in the masthead of this blog, and on the title pages of various Society publications. [...] read more

comments: 0 | permalink | Published: Thursday, 30 April, 2009, 1:00 PM

Welcome to The Beehive!

Greetings! On behalf of the staff of the Massachusetts Historical Society, I'd like to welcome you to our new blog, The Beehive. I'm Jeremy Dibbell, an Assistant Reference Librarian here at the Society, and I've been offered the chance to facilitate this little foray into [...] read more

comments: 1 | permalink | Published: Wednesday, 29 April, 2009, 3:00 PM