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Spring issue of the Almanac is here!

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We're excited to share the March 2014 issue of the Almanac with everyone. This issue has a feature story about a unique acquisition related to the Bay Psalm Book (the first book printed in North America), news about an extremely generous gift that is already having a significant impact on the Society, and a history ...

The Annual Report: Not All Business

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Another year done means another Annual Report. For most, the phrase “annual report” doesn’t exactly elicit imaginings of stimulating reading material. But here at AAS we like to think of the Annual Report as more than just a business reckoning. It’s also a reflection of a thriving community—a learned society, if you will—made up of ...

Talk about AAS Bicentennial History

Tomorrow, Thursday, April 19 - 7:30 p.m. "Celebrating the American Antiquarian Society, 1812-2012" Philip F. Gura Philip Gura, William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the author of the just-published bicentennial history of the American Antiquarian Society. He will tell ...

What’s in a Seal?, or A Seal for the Antiquarian

The Society has published two new books in this, its bicentennial year. The works are completely different and from the hands of different authors and designers, both of whom incorporated the Society’s seal on the back cover. With all this extra attention to this device, Abby Hutchinson, who edits the Society’s newsletter, Almanac, concluded that ...

New “Almanac” Online

The latest issue of the Almanac has been posted on the AAS website. Highlights include details on our spring lecture series, Adopt-a-Book (back for the fourth year), summer seminars, and the new New England Historic Site Collaborative. Looking ahead, an exciting conference will be held at AAS in November, Before Madison Avenue: Advertising in Early ...

Hot Off the Press!

Our new 2010 annual report is available online! Click here to catch up on the past year at AAS with over 70 photographs of people, acquisitions, and some of the lively programs that were held here. Our front and back cover photographs offer views seldom seen by visitors to Antiquarian Hall, since both were taken ...