Historical consciousness in the early republic : the origins of state historical societies, museums, and collections, 1791-1861 / edited by H.G. Jones.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146319

Description

262 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Historical libraries History.
Historical museums History.
History, Local Societies, etc. History.

Originator

Jones, H. G. (Houston Gwynne), 1924-
North Caroliniana Society.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. North Carolina Collection.

Contents

Massachusetts / by Louis Leonard Tucker -- Other New England states: Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont / by Clement M. Silvestro -- New York / by James J. Heslin -- Pennsylvania / by Susan Stitt -- Virginia / by Charles F. Bryan, Jr. -- North Carolina / by Willis P. Whichard -- Other Atlantic states: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, and South Carolina / by Richard J. Cox -- Trans-mountain states: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee / by Philip P. Mason -- Wisconsin / by Leslie H. Fishel, Jr. -- Trans-Mississippi states: Arkansas, California, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Oregon, and Tennessee / by Alfred E. Lemmon.

Publication

Chapel Hill : North Caroliniana Society and North Carolina Collection

Publisher Series

North Caroliniana Society imprints ;

Description

262 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Papers read at the conference entitled For history's sake: state historical collections in the early republic, which was held May 20, 1994at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Includes the proceedings of the awards banquet of the North Caroliniana Society honoring the sesquicentennial of the North Carolina Collection, May 21, 1994.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Call Number

Stacks E172.H57 1995

Places

United States