BISHOP MUSEUM HISTORIAN DESOTO BROWN TO DISCUSS
ARCHIVAL TREASURES FROM THE HAWAIIAN MONARCHY AND JUDD COLLECTIONS
Join historian and archivist DeSoto Brown as he discusses treasures from the fascinating Hawaiian Monarchy and Judd Collections held in the museum's archives. Research on these rare and fragile archival collections was made possible with the support of the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities. Many of the treasures that will be discussed are now available online through Bishop Museum’s Government and Governance digital initiative. The digitized materials feature full-text searchable documents from Hawai‘i's monarchy period, offering insight into the personal and state lives, pursuits, and interests of the ruling families.
What: Presentation on Hawaiian Monarchy and Judd Collections of the Bishop Museum Archives
When: Thursday, September 13, 2012 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Where: Bishop Museum, Pākī Conference Room 2
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About Bishop Museum The Bishop Museum was founded in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop in memory of his wife Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last direct descendant of King Kamehameha I. Today, the Museum is recognized as the principal museum of the Pacific, housing the world’s largest collection of Hawaiian and Pacific artifacts and natural history specimens. More than 350,000 people visit the Museum each year, including over 40,000 schoolchildren. For more information, please call 808.847.3511 or visit www.bishopmuseum.org.