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Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 19-3093.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 60,990.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 29.00
- Currently, there are 2,950 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Historians”.
Also Known As…
- Research Associate
- Programs Director
- Historical Interpreter
- Historic Sites Registrar
- Historic Interpreter
- County Records Management Officer (County RMO)
- County Historian
- Administrative Volunteer
- Supervisory Historian
- State Historical Society Director
- Research Director
- Reference Data Expert
- Music Historian
- Medical Historian
- Historical Society Director
- Film Historian
- Field Court Researcher
- Dramatic Arts Historian
- Dance Historian
Tasks for “Genealogist”
- Conduct historical research, and publish or present findings and theories.
- Collect detailed information on individuals for use in biographies.
- Present historical accounts in terms of individuals or social, ethnic, political, economic, or geographic groupings.
- Gather historical data from sources such as archives, court records, diaries, news files, and photographs, as well as collect data sources such as books, pamphlets, and periodicals.
- Organize data, and analyze and interpret its authenticity and relative significance.
- Recommend actions related to historical art, such as which items to add to a collection or which items to display in an exhibit.
- Conserve and preserve manuscripts, records, and other artifacts.
- Advise or consult with individuals and institutions regarding issues such as the historical authenticity of materials or the customs of a specific historical period.
- Translate or request translation of reference materials.
- Interview people to gather information about historical events and to record oral histories.
- Research and prepare manuscripts in support of public programming and the development of exhibits at historic sites, museums, libraries, and archives.
- Research the history of a particular country or region, or of a specific time period.
- Determine which topics to research, or pursue research topics specified by clients or employers.
- Coordinate activities of workers engaged in cataloging and filing materials.
- Prepare publications and exhibits, or review those prepared by others, to ensure their historical accuracy.
- Speak to various groups, organizations, and clubs to promote the aims and activities of historical societies.
- Edit historical society publications.
- Trace historical development in a particular field, such as social, cultural, political, or diplomatic history.
- Organize information for publication and for other means of dissemination, such as use in CD-ROMs or Internet sites.
- Conduct historical research as a basis for the identification, conservation, and reconstruction of historic places and materials.
- Teach and conduct research in colleges, universities, museums, and other research agencies and schools.
Related Technology & Tools
- Computer laser printers
- Personal computers
- Laptop computers
- Digital audio recorders
- Photocopying equipment
- Data input scanners
- Computer inkjet printers
- Digital still cameras
- Microfiche readers
- Microfilm readers
- Analog-to-digital converters
- Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
- Searchable online catalogs
- National Archives online databases
- Text mining software
- Digital image collections
- Digital mapping software
- Google Books NGram Viewer
- Corel WordPerfect
- Web browser software
- Audio editing software
- Extensible markup language XML
- Email software
- Geographic information system GIS software
- Archives Wiki
- Database management systems
- Structured query language SQL
- Statistical analysis software
- Reference management software
- Library of Congress digital collections
- ProQuest Archive Finder
- National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)
- Archival databases
- Adobe Systems Adobe Dreamweaver
- Web Scrapbook
- Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
- Microsoft Office
- Smithsonian Institution digital archives
- Microsoft Word
- Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Page markers
- Scanning software
- Microsoft Excel