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American Antiquarian Society

The American Antiquarian Society , located in Worcester, Massachusetts, is both a learned society and national research library of pre-twentieth century American History and culture. Founded in 1812, it is the oldest historical society in the United States with a national focus. Wikipedia*

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The American Antiquarian Society has 8 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1998, [Name of War]. The year with the most videos was 2012 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 503 views per program. Most appearances with Ellen S. Dunlap (2), John B. Hench (2), James David Moran (2). Most common tags: U.S. History, Arts & Literature, Culture.

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    History of Scrapbooking

    Ellen Garvey talked about the crafting of scrapbooks in America from the Civil War to the early 20th century. Ms. Garvey…

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    Revolutionary Era Printing

    James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings from the American Revolutionary…

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    Early American Politics

    The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by…

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    American Antiquarian Society

    In this tour of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, we look at materials dating from the first…

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