The ledger of Lemuel Adams, the shop principal of the Hartford, Connecticut, cabinetmaking firm Kneeland & Adams (1792-1795), was discovered at the University of Miami in 2016. It features the shop’s financial accounts, biographical information, customer lists, shop output, and other new information – leading to new scholarship on the firm and its larger network of cabinetmaking firms in southern New England. This forum will share the ongoing research of the firm and its significance to the history of commercial craftsmanship in New England.
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Session at SECAC 2019, Chattanooga, TN, Oct. 16-19, 2019
Premodern Theories of Artistic Creativity
Submission Deadline: April 1, 2019
In 1790, George Washington tasked Gouverneur Morris, the American minister to France, to purchase a variety of fashionable French objects for decorating his presidential dining table. In making selections, Morris wrote that it was imperative “to fix the taste of our Country properly,” and that grounding the new nation in the classical tradition, which has “been fashionable above two thousand years,” was the means to achieve this.
Proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois’s history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology are requested for the Conference on Illinois History. The Conference welcomes submissions from professional and avocational historians, graduate students, and those engaged in the study of Illinois history at libraries, historic sites, museums, and historical societies.