The following videos introduce the collections and programs of the American Antiquarian Society.

Orientation Film (12:25)

Accessing the Collections (3:28)

Scholarly Programs (2:08)

K-12 Educational Programs (3:06)

Preservation (3:06)

Fellowships (2:44)


Using Primary Sources

Jim Moran, Director of Outreach, models how to analyze primary source images for teachers. The production of this video was done by EASTCONN staff and funded through the Teaching American History grant. For more information, lessons and multimedia, visit

Analyzing Primary Source Images (6:09)

Analyzing Revere's Engraving of the Boston Massacre (10:05)

Analyzing Bufford's Chromolithograph of the Boston Massacre (7:28)




Public Programs

Marla Miller (42:09)

October 12th, 2012: Author Marla R. Miller presents a lecture on her book "Betsy Ross: Life Beyond the Legend"

David Hildebrand (33:39)

October 16th, 2012: Musician David Hildebrand performs "In Vogue with the Vulgar: Music During the War of 1812."


John Hench (53:61)

November 16th, 2010: In the 27th Annual James Russell Wiggins Lecture, historian John Hench presents "Random Notes from a Book History Bureaucrat"

Ira Stoll (33:39)

April 21st, 2009: Author and journalist Ira Stoll explains "Why Samuel Adams Matters"



Bicentennial Greetings

President Bill Clinton (1:22)

Governor Deval Patrick (1:36)


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