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Re: Society for History in the Federal Government Annual Meeting, DC, April 13, 2017

I am looking for panelists for a session on the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands. The panel would address collections that are not accessible to the public or not easily found. In 2013 or so we found the original copper plates of the 1850s border surveys in the International Boundary and Water Commission warehouse in El Paso. I would like to talk about that and other documents we found.

Richard G. Hewlett Lecture

The Society for History in the Federal Government presents:

The Annual Richard G. Hewlett Lecture and Reception

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October 20, 2016

“The National Park Service at Its 100-Anniversary”

Join us in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, founded through the Organic Act on August 25, 1916.

The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Vol. 114, Nos. 3&4

e Summer/Fall 2016 special issue of the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, “Kentucky and the Struggle for the Early American West,” guest edited by Kevin Barksdale, is now available on Project MUSE: https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/34250

Table of Contents:

Introduction: Kentucky and the Struggle for the Early American West

By Kevin T. Barksdale

 

“They Steal Our Deer and Land”: Contested Hunting Grounds in the Trans-Appalachian West

By Andrea L. Smalley

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