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自1792年以来,马萨诸塞州历史学会一直保持着自己的出版计划,并主办了“马萨诸塞州历史学会” Adams Papers Editorial Project.

Recent & Popular Publications

Fashioning the New England Family

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Written by Kimberly S. Alexander. Foreword by Anne E. Bentley

基于2018年10月至2019年4月在马萨诸塞州历史学会举办的同名展览, this companion volume features over one hundred full-color photographs of garments, textiles, and accessories, many of which had never been displayed for the public or seen in living memory. Read more about Fashioning the New England Family.

The Papers of Robert Treat Paine, Volume 4:1778-1786

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Edited by Edward W. Hanson

这个系列的第四卷包括罗伯特·特·潘恩作为马萨诸塞州司法部长的时间. 本卷中的文件突出了一个被暴力和动荡笼罩的国家对秩序的追求. Paine dedicated himself to reforming and enforcing the laws.

Read more about Robert Treat Paine.

The Future of History

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Based on the Future of History workshop convened at the MHS in September 2016, this volume presents 14 short opinion pieces, all by workshop participants, 这为当前的挑战和机遇提供了一个广泛的概述——以及我们与这些挑战和机遇的接触可能在未来几年把我们带向何方.

You can download a digital edition or order a print copy here.


The Winthrop Papers

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This Winthrop Papers Digital Edition 呈现了温斯洛普文件纪录片版以前出版的卷的数字化内容, a publication of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers now have online access to the contents of volumes 1 through 4, 包括主要在16和17世纪创作的温斯洛普文献的注释抄本.


Charles Francis Adams, Sr.: The Civil War Diaries (Unverified Transcriptions)

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This digital edition 提供了查尔斯·弗朗西斯·亚当斯1861年1月至1865年4月期间的早期日记,当时他担任圣·亚当斯法院的部长. James’s—a post held in previous decades by his father and grandfather.

Previously published Adams Papers volumes, fully edited and annotated, appear here: Adams Papers Digital Edition.


私人杰佛逊:来自麻萨诸塞州历史学会收藏的观点

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With essays by Peter S. Onuf, Andrea Wulf, and Henry Adams

One of U.S. history’s most eminent figures, Thomas Jefferson is as elusive as he is revered. The Private Jefferson 通过挖掘托马斯·杰斐逊最大的私人文件,为第三任总统的内心生活打开了一扇窗户, held at the Massachusetts Historical Society. 慷慨地说明了超过100全彩色建筑图纸的复制品, letters, and other manuscripts.

Read more about The Private Jefferson.

224 pages, 137 color illustrations
Distributed by the University of Virginia Press

$35 Paperback (2016) ISBN: 978-1-936520-09-1

$60.00 Hardcover (2016) ISBN: 978-1-936520-08-4


来自战场的信件和照片:一战玛格丽特·霍尔回忆录

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Edited by Margaret R. Higonnet with Susan Solomon

In August 1918, 一位马萨诸塞州出生的名叫玛格丽特·霍尔的妇女在纽约市登上了一艘运输船,这艘船将带她穿越大西洋,到法国与美国红十字会一起工作, just then gripped in devastating and seemingly interminable conflict with Germany. The year she spent near the Western Front was eye opening; careful not to let her experience slip away like a strange dream, she captured it in rich detail in a series of letters, journals, 还有将近300张照片,当她回到美国时,她将这些照片编织成一个强有力的故事. That narrative, a manuscript in the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, is now published for the first time.

Read more about Letters and Photographs from the Battle Country.

256 pages, 83 b&w illustrations
Distributed by the University of Virginia Press.

$35 Paperback (2014) ISBN: 978-1-936520-07-7


The Cabinetmaker & the Carver

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By Gerald W. R. Ward. Foreword by Dennis Fiori.

The Cabinetmaker and the Carver 提供了一个机会,看到一组精心挑选的波士顿家具的重要例子,代表了这个城市伟大的家具制造传统的轨迹. Presented in close to 100 full-color illustrations, these objects illustrate many of the local characteristics that distinguish Boston work from that of other cities; they also open a window on Bostonians’ tastes and preferences. Created by many of the city’s most talented cabinetmakers, carvers, turners, and other craftsmen, nearly all of this furniture is drawn from distinguished local collections, providing a rare public glimpse of these privately held treasures.

Read more about The Cabinetmaker and the Carver.

64 pages, 80 color illustrations
Distributed by the University of Virginia Press

$30 Paperback (2013) ISBN: 978-1-936520-06-0


In Death Lamented: The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry

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By Sarah Nehama. Prefaces by Sarah Nehama and Anne E. Bentley.

A compendium developed to accompany and record the exhibition of the same title, In Death Lamented: The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry features full-color photographs of prime examples of rings, bracelets, brooches, and other pieces of mourning jewelry from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The catalog, like the exhibition at the MHS, showcases the materials in the Society’s collection and that of Sarah Nehama, a jeweler and private collector who co-curated the event at the MHS. These elegant and evocative objects are presented in context, including written explanations of the history, use, and meaning of the jewelry, as well as related pieces of material culture, such as broadsides, photographs, portraits, funeral medals, and trade cards. The jewelry included will illustrate some of the most exemplary types, 从早期带有死神头像的金手镯,到内战时期的珠宝胸针和复杂编织的发饰. Read more.

128 pages, 110 color illustrations
Distributed by the University of Virginia Press

$35 Paperback (2012) ISBN: 978-1-936520-03-9


托马斯·杰斐逊的孙女在维多利亚女王时代的英国:艾伦·韦尔斯·柯立芝的旅行日记, 1838-1839

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By Ellen Wayles Coolidge. Edited by Ann Lucas Birle and Lisa A. Francavilla

1838年6月,维多利亚女王登基之际,艾伦·韦尔斯·柯立芝抵达伦敦,当时市民们还在庆祝加冕典礼. During her nine-month stay, Coolidge kept a diary that reveals the uncommon education of her youth, when she lived and studied at Monticello with her grandfather Thomas Jefferson. This volume brings the full text of her diary to publication for the first time, 通过提供历史背景的仔细研究注释,为今天的读者打开她的文本. Read more

464 pages, 22 color and 13 b&w illustrations and 2 maps
Distributed by the University of Virginia Press

$45.00 Hardcover (2011) ISBN: 978-1-936520-02-2


Adams Papers Digital Edition

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The Adams Papers Digital Edition provides free online access to dozens of volumes published by the Adams Papers Editorial Project. This digital edition includes all text of the historical documents, all editorial text, and a single consolidated index.


The Adams Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society

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Text by Judith S. Graham, Margaret A. Hogan, Ondine Le Blanc, Gregg L. Lint, and C. James Taylor

With full-color illustrations on almost every page, 本卷展示了马萨诸塞州历史学会收藏的亚当斯相关手稿. 选集分为四章——其中一章是og体育平台约翰和阿比盖尔著名的通信,另一章是og体育平台约翰对革命的贡献——每一章都提供了对历史背景的简短解释. Read more

42 pages, 75 color illustrations
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$20.00 Paperback (2008) ISBN: 978-0-934909-92-1


The Education of Henry Adams: A Centennial Version

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By Henry Adams. Edited by Edward Chalfant and Conrad Edick Wright

它不仅是普利策奖的获得者,也是现代图书馆20世纪100本最佳英语非小说类书籍的榜首, The Education of Henry Adams has long been revered as a great work of literature. With The Education of Henry Adams: A Centennial Version, 编辑爱德华·查尔方特和康拉德·埃迪克·赖特终于将这本著名的书回归到作者的视野中. Read more

542 pages
Distributed by the University of Virginia Press

$34.95 Hardcover (2007) ISBN: 978-0-934909-91-4
$19.95 Paperback (2008) ISBN: 978-0-934909-93-8


We Fight for Freedom: Massachusetts, African Americans & the Civil War

By Donald Yacovone, with a foreword by James O. Horton

这篇og体育平台非裔美国人对联邦努力的贡献的精彩介绍也展示了非裔美国人历史上非凡的视觉材料. 这本书强调了马萨诸塞州第54步兵团的努力——这个团在电影中出现过 Glory-利用协会档案中丰富的相关论文和独特的照片.

36 pages, 56 illustrations
$10.00 Paperback (2022, 2nd rev. ed.) ISBN: 978-0-934909-66-2

To order, please email pubstaff@kpoyea.com. (A $2.50 shipping & handling fee will be added to all mailed orders.)


Works Published by the MHS

Massachusetts Historical Review

The Society’s annual journal, featuring scholarship about Massachusetts history.

Published Collections

Books built on the collections of the MHS, including two long-standing series: Collections of the MHS and Winthrop Papers. 这些卷呈现与金标准转录和有用的注释的社会控股的内容.

Sibley's Harvard Graduates

这是17和18世纪哈佛大学学生传记信息的重要参考资料.

Printed Catalogs & Pictorial Essays

有用的资源,展示不同种类的收藏信息-印刷和视觉艺术-由MHS持有.

Biographies & Other Monographs

平装和精装出版物阐明了与MHS收藏相关的选定主题, prepared by subject-matter specialists in the field.

Essay Collections

文章选集提出了对美国历史研究中心主题的关键观点的选择.

Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

The precursor to the MHR, featuring scholarly essays, facsimiles of items from MHS collections, and reports from the Society's meetings (1860-1997).

To Order

而该协会的大部分出版物可以在任何网上书店找到, and many are distributed by the University of Virginia Press,其他则必须直接从MHS订购,如每个标题的列表所示. 如欲了解更多有关只可通过MHS查询的项目的信息,请向 Publications Department.

To Submit a Proposal

Please view the Society's publications policy and proposal guidelines before sending in a submission. 提案将由卫生部出版部和出版委员会进行评估. Contact the Publications Department with any questions.

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