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Boston Athenaeum

The Boston Athenæum is one of the oldest independent libraries in the United States. It is also one of a small number of extant membership libraries, meaning that patrons pay a yearly subscription fee to use the Athenæum's services. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Boston Athenaeum has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1998, Book Preservation. The year with the most videos was 2004 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,060 views per program. Most common tags: Family of President, Arts & Literature.

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    The Great Migration

    Author and American Studies professor Davarian Baldwin lectured on the “Great Migration” of African Americans from the…

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    Four Generations of the Adams Family

    The Boston Athenaeum and Boston’s Poets' Theatre presented a staged reading program in honor of the literary legacy of four…

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    Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

    Megan Marshall talked about her book Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, a biography of the 19th century editor, war correspondent and…

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    2012 Presidential Campaign

    Reporters and political analysts talked about about the final two months of the 2012 presidential campaign. They focused on the…

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