Tag: Academy of Arts & Sciences

Maria Mitchell Association | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket History & People

Invitation to Maria Mitchell from AAAS

~ by Jascin N. Leonardo Finger, MMA Deputy Director and Curator of the Mitchell House, Archives & Special Collections ~ In 1848, Nantucket-born and raised Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) was invited to become the first female member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This […]