The MHS strives to foster a research community that actively promotes the study of the history of Massachusetts and the nation. We offer an exceptional range of resources for making and sharing historical discoveries. 访问ors can enjoy public talks, 旅游, 展览, scholarly seminars and 会议, and gain access to our unparalleled collections through our research library and our website.
The MHS welcomes a wide variety of researchers—representing 35 countries and all 50 states—from high school students, 给家族历史学家, to professors and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors. These researchers network, share their findings, and exchange ideas.
We invite you to take advantage of our services.
教师, 研究生, and independent scholars will discover fresh ideas that support and energize their work in our seminars, 会议, 出版物, and through our research fellowships.
The research projects that the MHS supports through its fellowship programs produce cutting-edge historical scholarship.
The MHS continues to maintain professional relationships with and extend benefits to former research fellows.
The MHS organizes seven seminar series that bring together a diverse group of scholars and members of the public to workshop a pre-circulated paper.
We offer more than two dozen brown-bag lunch programs every year. These programs are free of charge, and no RSVP is required.
The MHS hosts biennial 会议 that bring together scholars from around the world to discuss the latest research on thematic topics.
The MHS holds valuable 总统的论文 and artifacts from throughout United States history.
The MHS 图书馆 is free and open to the public. Please note that anyone wishing to access the library must complete our registration process.
Librarians are available for live meetings by appointment via Zoom, or you can live chat with a member of the reference staff.
Our staff is currently working with limited access to the collection but is able to process low-resolution, 出版质量, and photo print orders.