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  • [05/18/2017] Governor of Massachusetts John Winthrop: May 17, 1631
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    In 1629, John Winthrop joined the Massachusetts Bay Company, after gaining a royal charter to start a colony in New England. Under the condition that the Company and charter be moved to America, Winthrop agreed to sell his estate in England and move...
  • [05/11/2017] Death of John Herschel, May 11th, 1871
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    1867 Photograph of Sir John Herschel by Julia Margaret Cameron From the Metropolitan Museum of Art On this day, May 11th, in 1871, John Herschel died at age 79. Herschel was a knowledgeable Englishman, known for his studies in astronomy, mathematics...
  • [05/10/2017] Wed. May 17 - Reacting to the Past micro-workshop
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    Reacting To The Past (RTTP), is a robust pedagogy developed by historian Mark Carnes of Barnard College.
  • [05/08/2017] Now available! Print from mobile devices to public computing site printers
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    Try out the new mobile printing feature in PaperCut at http://go.lehigh.edu/mobileprint.
  • [05/08/2017] Trial and Execution of Antoine Lavoisier, May 8, 1794
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    Image from the Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/436106 Today is the anniversary of French scientist Antoine Lavoisier’s trial and execution by guillotine on May 8, 1794. Lavoisier is famous for his...