Library Closed

The library will be closed Monday, February 19, in observation of Presidents' Day

Douglass Day 2018

Douglass Day 2018 at AAS

To celebrate the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass, the Colored Conventions Project, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the Smithsonian Transcription Center are gathering communities across the US and abroad to transcribe the Freedmen’s Bureau Records.

Trench work

Catalogue Available

Public Program- Discussion on Declaration of Independence

"Holding These Truths: A Panel Discussion about the Declaration of Independence"
with David W. Blight, Annette Gordon-Reed, and Peter S. Onuf

Presented in collaboration with Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area

Public Program- American Harmony

“‘Slices of Time Past’: Choral Music from Eighteenth-Century America”

A musical performance by American Harmony with commentary by Nym Cooke

Public Program- Sari Altschuler

“The Medical Imagination in the Early United States”

Cosponsored by the Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College

Public Program- Peter Onuf

"Antiquarian America: Isaiah Thomas and the Ends of History"

Public Program- Andrew O’Shaugnessy

"The Men Who Lost America"


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