Researching New York is one of two major conferences held annually for New York State’s history community. The New York History Blog will have a table in the exhibitor area, stop by for a visit.
This year’s conference features Richard Norton Smith who will present “On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller” on Thursday evening. The keynote luncheon address on Friday will be “The Making of a Myth: Seneca Falls Unraveled” by Lisa Tetrault of Carnegie Mellon University. On Friday afternoon a live performance by the Capital Repertory Theatre of “The Workers of the Erie Canal: They Built America” will take place in UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center.
The full conference schedule is available online.
The 2014 Researching New York conference is presented by the University at Albany History Department in partnership with the History Graduate Student Association and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust as part of New York State History Month.
Researching New York brings together historians, researchers, archivists, museum curators, librarians, graduate students, teachers, Web and multimedia producers, and documentarians to share their work on New York State history. If you have any questions or comments, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.