The Beehive: the official blog of the Massachusetts Historical Society

This Week @ MHS

It is another program filled week at the MHS.  Be sure to view our online calendar for more information about the following events.  On Tuesday, 28 February, join the Immigration and Urban History Seminar series for "The 'Coddling Controversy': Italian POWs on [...] read more

comments: 0 | permalink | Published: Monday, 27 February, 2012, 8:00 AM

Welcome Liz Francis, Library Assistant

Today the Library Reader Services staff welcomes a new Library Assistant to our ranks: seasoned MHS intern Liz Francis. Liz has been a familiar face at the MHS since June 2011, when she began as an intern with the Massachusetts Finds Her Voice Civil War project. Thanks [...] read more

comments: 0 | permalink | Published: Thursday, 9 February, 2012, 1:00 AM

This Week @ MHS

It looks like it will be another busy week of programs at the MHS. There is something for everyone this week. Tuesday, 7 February at 5:15 PM, John L. Bell, author of the Boston1775 blog, will present his paper "Marital Infidelity and Espionage in the Siege of Boston" as [...] read more

comments: 0 | permalink | Published: Monday, 6 February, 2012, 8:00 AM

The History of Abnormal Eating

Welcome to the third installment of our Beehive series, “Readers Relate,” in which we bring you a variety of examples of the type of research being done here in the MHS library. Today’s responses come from Kathryn Segesser, a PhD candidate at the University [...] read more

comments: 0 | permalink | Published: Wednesday, 1 February, 2012, 8:00 AM