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Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street    
Boston, Massachusetts  02215  
Non-Profit Organization [Non School]


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Employer Description
<p>Founded in 1791, the Massachusetts Historical Society is an invaluable resource for American history, life, and culture. Its extraordinary collections tell the story of America through millions of rare and unique documents, artifacts, and irreplaceable national treasures.</p><p>As the nation’s first historical society, the MHS strives to enhance the understanding of our nation’s past and its connection to the present, demonstrating that history is not just a series of events that happened to individuals long ago but is integral to the fabric of our daily lives. Its collections are accessible to anyone with an interest in American history. Beyond research, the MHS offers many ways for the public to enjoy its collections including engaging programs, thought-provoking exhibitions, publications, seminars, and teacher workshops.</p><p>The MHS collections are particularly well-known for extensive holdings of personal papers from three presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. The collections contain many famous documents including Paul Revere&#39;s own account of his famous ride and Abigail Adams’s famous "Remember the Ladies” letter to John Adams, where she advocates for the rights of women to be included in the founding of the United States. In addition, the MHS holds several imprints of the Declaration of Independence, and Thomas Jefferson&#39;s architectural drawings, among many other treasures.</p>
Diversity Mission Statement
<p><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">TheMassachusetts Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer. We aim to bea diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizenswe serve. Candidates of all backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.We are committed to creating a work place free from harassment anddiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, genderidentity and expression, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation,pregnancy, age, genetic information, disability, military or veteran status, orany other category protected by law (also known as membership in a"protected class").  &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></p>