Organizations


The following are selected links to various organizations associated with the fields of History, Historical Research, and Military History:
  • American Association for State & Local History - Preserving and interpreting state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all Americans.
  • American Historical Association - The largest historical society in the U.S.  Founded in 1884 for the promotion of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical documents and artifacts, and the dissemination of historical research.
  • Center for History & New Media - Using technology to provide free access to digitized archives, learning modules, and research tools.
  • Institute of Historical Research - A British institution offering a wide range of services both onsite and remotely which promote and facilitate excellence in historical research, teaching and scholarship.
  • Library of Congress - Serves as the research arm of the U.S. Congress. It is also the largest library in the world.
  • National Archives - The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the record keeper of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the U.S. Federal government.
  • Organization of American Historians - Promoting excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history.
  • Smithsonian American History Museum - Preserving, protecting, and displaying America's historic treasures.
  • Society for Military History - Devoted to stimulating and advancing the study of military history world-wide.
  • U.S. Military History Institute - A library, archive and research facility that deals primarily with military history and strategic studies with emphasis on the history of the U.S. Army.
  • World History Association - Founded in 1982 for the promotion of world history through the encouragement of teaching, research, and publication.


Any fool can make history, but it takes a genius to write it.   -  Oscar Wilde

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