Massachusetts Historical Society

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Making the Past Last 

成立于1791年, the Massachusetts Historical Society is an invaluable resource for American history, 生活, 和文化. Its extraordinary collections tell the story of America through millions of rare and unique documents, 工件, and irreplaceable national treasures. 等. 


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的 extraordinary collection of the 利记APP官网手机版 provides an unparalleled record of American history and is enjoyed by scholars and the public alike. 的re are millions of rare and unique documents, 工件, and irreplaceable national treasures. Along with many famous documents such as Paul Revere's own account of his famous ride, the collection contains accounts of the lives of thousands of ordinary Americans.

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National History Day

National History Day

National History Day (NHD) in Massachusetts is a year-long interdisciplinary program focused on historical research, 解释, and creative expression for students in grades 6-12.



Source sets highlighting the diverse voices of the ordinary and extraordinary people who changed Massachusetts and the nation.


Underrepresented Communities

Showcasing 利记APP官网手机版 collections and resources documenting individuals and communities who have traditionally been unrepresented in the historical record.


Presidential Papers

Presidential Papers

利记APP官网手机版 holds the largest collection of Thomas Jefferson’s private papers including more than 400 architectural drawings as well as many other valuable presidential papers and 工件 from throughout United States history. This includes hundreds of letters written by every U.S. president through George H.W. 布什.

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Adams Family Papers

Illuminating the Adams Family Story

的 Adams Family Papers are the most comprehensive and historically complete family collection held by an American cultural institution, 公立或私立. In addition to illuminating the family story, the documents offer valuable insights to the political, 社会, and cultural fabric of American society.


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We promote understanding of the history of Massachusetts and the nation by collecting and communicating materials and resources that foster historical knowledge.


Making History Gala Tickets on Sale!

Join us for an unforgettable evening on June 6, 2024, with featured speaker Doris Kearns Goodwin. 了解更多.

..cornerstone of democracy...

A world where historical understanding is the cornerstone of a healthy democracy.

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