A project of the Massachusetts Historical Society
The Winthrop Papers project is intended to continue the publication of historically significant papers relating to the Winthrop family. Winthrop materials in the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society include a range of correspondence, commonplace books, printed works, maps, legal documents, portraits, artifacts, and photographs spanning the family's history from fifteenth century England to twentieth century America.
Publication of the modern edition of Winthrop Papers began in 1929 and has to date resulted in the issuance of six volumes of family correspondence down to the year 1653. Under the current editorship of Dr. Francis J. Bremer of Millersville University future publication plans include