Annual Meeting

October 24 and 25, 2019
Worcester, Massachusetts

Exterior of Antiquarian HallThe two-hundredth and seventh Annual Meeting of the American Antiquarian Society will be held in Antiquarian Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon, the twenty-fifth of October, at 4:30 p.m.

to hear the report of the Council,
to elect officers and Councilors,
to elect new members, and
to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting.

Related activities for members and guests will take place Thursday and Friday, according to the appended schedule.

George W. Tetler III
Recording Secretary

Worcester, September 21, 2019


Thursday, October 24

7:00 p.m. Conversation in Honor of Sidney Lapidus
Manisha Sinha, James L. and Shirley A. Draper Chair in American History, University of Connecticut, and author of The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition, talking about the state of Slavery Studies with AAS Councilor Richard D. Brown, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus, University of Connecticut.
Free and open to members and the public
Antiquarian Hall


Friday, October 25

For new members and those attending an annual meeting for the first time

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Lunch
Lunch with current AAS Fellows and Councilors
Goddard-Daniels House
2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Orientation to the collections and activities of AAS
Antiquarian Hall

For all members

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. New acquisitions presentations with curators
Antiquarian Hall
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Annual business meeting
Antiquarian Hall
6:30 p.m. Cocktail reception
Goddard-Daniels House




There are no fees for this year's meeting.
Contact Cheryl McRell at or (508) 471-2149 with any questions.


Yes, I will attendMy guest will attend
Lunch for new members with councilors and fellows at 1:00 p.m.
New member orientation at 2:30 p.m.
Show and tell with curators 4:30 p.m.
Business meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m.

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