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The Bahamas Historical Society also published the following title, an interesting source text for early 19th-century Bahamian history, which can be purchased at the museum's book shop, along with many other titles on Bahamian history:

The Bahamas Historical Society (ed.) Nassau, Bahamas 1823-4: The Diary of a Physician from the United States Visiting the Island of New Providence. Nassau: The Bahamas Historical Society, 1968.

In Loving MemoryE-Book

NEW! Paul Aranha's In Loving Memory: A 2005 Guide to Inscriptions on Graves in St. Matthew's Cemetery, the Jewish Cemetery, the Eastern Cemetery and the Centre Burial Ground is now available as an e-book on CD... more details here.

Dr. John Knowles: “Personal Recollections of the Pioneer Days at the College of the Bahamas.” (A Presentation to the Bahamas Historical Society, February 1st, 2007.)

John KnowlesDr Knowles was the founding principal of COB. As our college is preparing itself to attain university status – 2007 marks the original deadline for this milestone – we believe it is only fitting that we revisit the institution’s earliest days.

For Sale at the BHS - $10.00

Michael Pateman: “Reconstructing Lucayan Lifeways: Diet, Health, Nutrition, Lifestyle and Mortuary Varibility through Skeletal Analysis.” (A Presentation to the Bahamas Historical Society, March 22nd, 2007.)

Michael PatemanMr Pateman works at the Antiquities, Monuments and Museums Corporation of the Bahamas (AMMC), and the subject he will be presenting on is the research topic for his thesis.

Available on Vimeo (click to watch - broadband Internet connection strongly recommended)

Peter J. Roberts: “Genetic Genealogy and the Early Results of the Bahamas DNA Project.” (A Presentation to the Bahamas Historical Society, March 30th, 2007.)

Peter RobertsThe Bahamas DNA Project was launched in 2004 to support genealogy research. Mr Roberts, a Bahamian professor at Georgia State University, is the project administrator. Early results of the project show that sharing the same surname is not a guarantee of being related.

Available on Vimeo (click to watch - broadband Internet connection strongly recommended)

Perikles Maillis: "Bahamians of Greek Descent: Our Story." (A Presentation to the Bahamas Historical Society, May 24th, 2007.)

Pericles MaillisThe presence and influence of Bahamians of Greek descent can be vividly felt in our country, their contributions cannot be denied. Yet generally, little knowledge about their history exists. Mr Maillis lecture sheds some light on this chapter of our nation's genesis.

Available on Vimeo (click to watch - broadband Internet connection strongly recommended)