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Massachusetts Historical Society

Overview
Works: 1,494 works in 2,964 publications in 1 language and 36,663 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Periodicals  Autobiographies  Biographies  Records and correspondence  Personal correspondence  Catalogs  Church history  Sources 
Roles: Editor, isb, Other, Publisher, Donor, Dedicatee
Classifications: E175.5, B
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Most widely held works about Massachusetts Historical Society
 
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Most widely held works by Massachusetts Historical Society
The education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams( Book )

37 editions published between 1918 and 2018 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Adams (great-grandson of John Adams and grandson of John Quincy Adams) asserts that his conventional education was defective because it did not prepare him to live in a world transformed by the new science and technology. This autobiography provides an insightful exploration of the tumultuous age in which he lived
The New England quarterly( )

in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Massachusetts historical review( )

in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Henry Adams by Henry Adams( Book )

in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A memoir of Robert C. Winthrop. Prepared for the Massachusetts Historical Society by Robert C Winthrop( Book )

14 editions published between 1897 and 1985 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary history of Chelsea : including the Boston precincts of Winnisimmet, Rumney Marsh, and Pullen Point, 1624-1824 by Mellen Chamberlain( )

11 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepared for the press, after the death of the author by Jenny C. Watts and William R. Cutter, under the direction of a committee of the Massachusetts Historical Society
An historical research respecting the opinions of the founders of the Republic, on Negroes as slaves, as citizens, and as soldiers by George Livermore( )

12 editions published between 1862 and 2010 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journals of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts by Massachusetts( )

in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures delivered in a course before the Lowell Institute in Boston by members of the Massachusetts Historical Society on subjects relating to the early history of Massachusetts by Massachusetts Historical Society( Book )

17 editions published between 1869 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren-Adams letters : being chiefly a correspondence among John Adams, Samuel Adams, and James Warren ... 1743-1814 by James Warren( Book )

12 editions published between 1925 and 1972 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compendium of correspondence from the years between 1743 and 1777 shows the early political development of John Adams and Samuel Adams, two important figures in the American Revolution. Many of the important events of the early revolution, including the Boston Massacre and the First and Second Continental Congresses, are covered in this collection
Puritanism : transatlantic perspectives on a seventeenth-century Anglo-American faith( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1991 an international group of scholars gathered at Millersville University in Pennsylvania to study
Memoir of George Livermore by Charles Deane( )

9 editions published in 1869 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society( )

in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society( )

in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the statement above quoted, also for full bibliographical information regarding this publication, and for the contents of the volumes [1st ser.] v. 1- 7th series, v. 5, cf. Griffin, Bibl. of Amer. hist. society. 2d edition, 1907, p. 346-360
Tributes of the Massachusetts Historical Society to Francis E. Parker by Massachusetts Historical Society( )

8 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entrepreneurs : the Boston business community, 1700-1850( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great merchants, investors, and industrialists have long dominated the historiography of Boston business, but this collection of essays urges a broader definition of the city's business community. Without denying the economic importance of the major traders of colonial Boston, or the merchants of the China trade, or the men who built New England's textile industry, it also finds signs of vigorous entrepreneurial activity in places where previously historians have rarely looked - for instance, among artisans, women, and members of minority communities. The volume comprises fourteen essays which cover a wide range of topics, including: women shopkeepers in eighteenth-century Boston, African-American businessmen and political leadership in antebellum Boston, artisans as entrepreneurs, the decline of Boston's wine trade, forms of business organization, and what merchants did with their money
John Foster, the earliest American engraver and the first Boston printer by Samuel A Green( Book )

7 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, for the year M, DCC, XCV by Massachusetts Historical Society( )

13 editions published between 1795 and 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647 by William Bradford( Book )

4 editions published between 1912 and 1989 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tributes to the memory of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar by Massachusetts Historical Society( )

6 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Covers
The letters of Henry AdamsEntrepreneurs : the Boston business community, 1700-1850Worthington Chauncey Ford : scholar and adventurerPortraits in the Massachusetts Historical Society : an illustrated catalog with descriptive matterCatalogue of books in the Massachusetts historical library : an annotated edition of the 1796 library catalogue of the Massachusetts Historical Society
Alternative Names
Boston Massachusetts Historical Society

Historical Society

Historical Society (Boston)

Historical Society Massachusetts

M.H.S.

Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston.

Massachusetts Historical Society (Boston, Estados Unidos)

MHS.

Languages
English (437)