Clio's Consort: Jeremy Belknap and the Founding of the Massachusetts Historical Society

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The Society, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 149 pages

Former Massachusetts Historical Society director Louis Leonard Tucker's Clio's Consort: Jeremy Belknap and the Founding of the Massachusetts Historical Society offers not only a useful biographical sketch of Belknap, but also a close examination of his values as a historian and an in-depth treatment of the beginnings of the Massachusetts Historical Society and Belknap's preeminent role in the establishment of the Society in 1791 (as the first historical society in the Americas).

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BIOGRAPHY
3
THE HISTORIAN
27
FOUNDING THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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