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Action at the Kentucky Historical Society, 1959–1973

Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

In his fourteen years at the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), Chinn dealt with various conflicts and issues. He wanted to increase membership and succeeded, even creating the Kentucky Junior ... More


Placing the Tools and Materials of Research in “Other Hands”

Robert B. Townsend

in History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1910 and 1925, the American Historical Association (AHA) began to show a keen interest in the work of other historical institutions. Subtle changes in professional resources and networks ... More


Joining the club: a Tongan ‘akau in New England

Ivan Gaskell

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines the place of Oceanic clubs in New England collections. During the nineteenth century, they occupied an equivocal position in the New England mental repertory as indices of ... More


Handing Tools and Materials Over to Others

Robert B. Townsend

in History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After 1926, differences within the historical enterprise began to take a more concrete shape. Members of the American Historical Association (AHA) based in archives and historical societies began to ... More


History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Robert B. Townsend

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

From the late nineteenth century until World War II, competing spheres of professional identity and practice redrew the field of history, establishing fundamental differences between the roles of ... More


John Codman Ropes: A Lawyer’s Historian

Richard F. Miller

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This essay connects the life of John Codman Ropes, lawyer, historian, and founder of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, with the society's purposes and the type of Civil War histories ... More


Sentimental Schooling

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Theobald Wolfe Tone's so-called ‘sentimental education’. It discusses the influence of his teacher Richard Martin on Tone's political thinking and mentions that he had an affair ... More


Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Carlton Jackson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Colonel George M. Chinn, born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in 1902, grew up with a fondness for guns. After attending Millersburg Military Institute, he played football for Centre College. He spent his ... More


Rogue Element: Charles Rogers and the Scotching of British History

Catriona M. M. Macdonald

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter offers a revisionist critique of the career of the Scotsman Charles Rogers (1825–1890) and his role in the foundation of the Royal Historical Society, which serves to highlight how ... More


“Whose History Is It, Anyway?”

Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

After Chinn was discharged from the military, he devoted much of his time to speaking engagements around the region. Greatly interested in history, he became director of the Kentucky Historical ... More


Development, Scene One, 1893: the Legacy of the Hutchinson Family Singers and of Antislavery Reform

Scott Gac

in Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111989
eISBN:
9780300138368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111989.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explains the stages of the legacy of the Hutchinson Family Singers and of antislavery reform. The Danvers Historical Society had brought everyone together for an Antislavery ... More


The Capstones of a Career, 1830–1849

Nicholas Dungan

in Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721117
eISBN:
9780814785393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721117.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on Albert Gallatin's years in New York from 1830 to 1849. These years were the last and among the happiest of his life: he was settled and surrounded by his family, and he earned ... More


“P.O. Box to the Future”: Temperance, Insurgence, and Memory in San Francisco, 1879

Nick Yablon

in Remembrance of Things Present: The Invention of the Time Capsule

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226574134
eISBN:
9780226574271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574271.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the hundred-year time capsule (or “Antiquarian Box”) that the eccentric dentist and millionaire Henry D. Cogswell deposited in San Francisco in 1879, in a drinking-fountain ... More


Explorers and Naturalists

Istvan Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

in New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769873
eISBN:
9780191822681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Christopher Columbus has ample memorials in New York City. Giovanni da Verrazano, Henry Hudson, and other explorers also have their memorials. Explorers and naturalists have busts and statues in the ... More


“As a Testament to the Faith of These Ancestors of Ours: ”Iosepa in Public Memory

Matthew Kester

in Remembering Iosepa: History, Place, and Religion in the American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844913
eISBN:
9780199332670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844913.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates Iosepa in public memory. It describes the restoration of the abandoned town site and the cemetery at Iosepa, as well as the commemorative activities at the centennial ... More


Introduction

Leslie Butler

in Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler.4
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Massachusetts Historical Society is a group of like-minded friends who shared literary political commitments and historical experiences during the middle of the century. This book focuses on four ... More


A Word from Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio

Cynthia B. Meyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823253708
eISBN:
9780823268931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253708.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this book the author repositions the advertising industry as a central agent in the development of broadcasting in the USA and challenges conventional views about the role of advertising in ... More


Closing Arguments and Taking Stock: Fifty Years of Justice

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beginning with a summary of the dark economic picture that confronted the presidential election of 2008, this chapter covers the election of Barack Obama and its relevance to the Middle District of ... More


Foreign Direct Investment: A Historical Perspective

Leon E. Trakman and Nicola W. Ranieri

in Regionalism in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195389005
eISBN:
9780199332434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389005.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The development of foreign direct investment (FDI) protocols reflects an evolutionary progression of thinking on the subject. They are steeped in established international law obligations and ... More


Slovenia

Flavio Bonin

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is a guide to the maritime historiography of Slovenia. A distrinction is drawn between the Italian historians, who recorded Slovenian history before the Second World War, and who largely ... More


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