Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Arts and Humanities Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Conference

Cultural History

Massachusetts History Conference

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Arts and Humanities

Molasses And Marshmallow: Food And Trading In New England Account Books, Pleun Bouricius, Mike Dyer, Lenora Robinson Jun 2015

Molasses And Marshmallow: Food And Trading In New England Account Books, Pleun Bouricius, Mike Dyer, Lenora Robinson

Massachusetts History Conference

Local archivist and historian Lenora Robinson and maritime historian Mike Dyer will lead participants in exploring the workings of eighteenth-and nineteenth-century account books from local general stores and merchants to long distance trade to help us understand what might be on the table in households and how it got there. A primer in using account books for programming – useful and fun!

Moderator:

  • Pleun Bouricius, Director of Grants & Programs, Mass Humanities

Presenters:

  • Mike Dyer, Senior Maritime Historian, New Bedford Whaling Museum
  • Lenora Robinson, Archival Librarian, New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library