CONFERENCES | Between Roy Ritchie and the Deep Blue Sea

CONFERENCES | Between Roy Ritchie and the Deep Blue Sea

Earlier this month, a group of historians gathered to give thanks to Robert C. Ritchie, the recently retired director of research at The Huntington. “The New Maritime History: A Conference in Honor of Roy Ritchie” paid tribute to a man who not only fostered great research but also conducted a … Continue reading

CONFERENCES | The Civil War Lives

CONFERENCES | The Civil War Lives

In her introductory remarks at the conference “Civil War Lives” this past weekend, co-convener Joan Waugh explained the objective of the presenters: “This conference showcases the importance of individuals—men and women, white and black, soldiers and politicians, unionists and confederates. We want to get at the big issues of the … Continue reading