Sunday, March 17, 2013

Free Introduction to Accessible Archives - March 20, 2013

Join us on March 20th to learn about the latest content developments in our collections of 18th and 19th century books, periodicals, and newspapers.

Mark Gauthier will present the latest content developments in our collections of 18th and 19th century periodicals and newspapers, including:

  • The Civil War
  • The African American Experience
  • The Roles of Women
  • American County Histories
Among the highlights of what's new in 2013 are:
  • National Citizen and Ballot Box - a newspaper edited by Matilda Joslyn Gage that helped publicize the woman suffrage movement
  • The Revolution - the official weekly publication of the National Woman Suffrage Association, co-edited by Susan B. Anthony
  • Frank Lesley's Weekly - an illustrated literary and newsmagazine that ran from 1852 until 1922
  • The National Anti-Slavery Standard - the weekly newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society, one of the most influential abolitionist publications of the period leading up to the Civil War
  • American County Histories - The West!
Please register in advance to participate in these presentations. Dial-in instructions will be provided upon registration.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Session One: 10am to 11am EST
Session Two: 2pm to 3pm EST

About the Presenter
Mark Gauthier holds a BA in French from the University of Vermont and the MSLS from Catholic University of America. He also earned an MBA in Operations Management from Baruch College, City University of New York.

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