New at AAS in 2012


New Orientation Film

Watch AAS's new orientation film featuring David McCullough, Jill Leopore, Nathaniel Philbrick, and others.

A View of AAS at 200

A new online resource, The American Antiquarian Society, 1812-2012: A View at the Bicentennial, is now available.

Bicentennial History

The American Antiquarian Society, 1812-2012: A Bicentennial History, by Philip F. Gura, has recently been published.

Notice for Returning Readers

AAS has migrated to an automated special collection management system— My Web AAS. After April 30, all readers using collection material or requesting copies will need to have an online account.

2012 Adopt-A-Book

The fifth annual Adopt-A-Book event will be held on Tuesday, April 3, at 6 p.m. Browse the 2012 Adopt-A-Book Catalog to view the 150 items up for adoption.

Boston Athenaeum

2012 Semiannual Meeting

The 2012 Semiannual Meeting of the American Antiquarian Society will be held April 19-21 in Boston.

Benny Tighe

A Book Scout Remembered

Benjamin Tighe, Book Scout, 1895-1975, In Two Parts.
An Account of His Life, With His Memoirs.
Introduced and edited by Marcus A. McCorison

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