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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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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”
- Prepare publications and exhibits, or review those prepared by others, to ensure their historical accuracy.
- Interview people to gather information about historical events and to record oral histories.
- Determine which topics to research, or pursue research topics specified by clients or employers.
- Trace historical development in a particular field, such as social, cultural, political, or diplomatic history.
- Coordinate activities of workers engaged in cataloging and filing materials.
- Speak to various groups, organizations, and clubs to promote the aims and activities of historical societies.
- Research and prepare manuscripts in support of public programming and the development of exhibits at historic sites, museums, libraries, and archives.
- Edit historical society publications.
- Present historical accounts in terms of individuals or social, ethnic, political, economic, or geographic groupings.
- Advise or consult with individuals and institutions regarding issues such as the historical authenticity of materials or the customs of a specific historical period.
- Conduct historical research as a basis for the identification, conservation, and reconstruction of historic places and materials.
- Translate or request translation of reference materials.
- Research the history of a particular country or region, or of a specific time period.
- Collect detailed information on individuals for use in biographies.
- 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.
- Teach and conduct research in colleges, universities, museums, and other research agencies and schools.
- Organize data, and analyze and interpret its authenticity and relative significance.
- Organize information for publication and for other means of dissemination, such as use in CD-ROMs or Internet sites.
- Conserve and preserve manuscripts, records, and other artifacts.
- Conduct historical research, and publish or present findings and theories.
- Recommend actions related to historical art, such as which items to add to a collection or which items to display in an exhibit.
Related Technology & Tools
- Data input scanners
- Analog-to-digital converters
- Photocopying equipment
- Computer laser printers
- Personal computers
- Digital still cameras
- Laptop computers
- Digital audio recorders
- Computer inkjet printers
- Microfiche readers
- Microfilm readers
- Library of Congress digital collections
- Digital image collections
- Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
- Microsoft Word
- Digital mapping software
- National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)
- Structured query language SQL
- Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
- Smithsonian Institution digital archives
- Google Books NGram Viewer
- Page markers
- Reference management software
- Web browser software
- Archives Wiki
- Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Corel WordPerfect
- Scanning software
- Geographic information system GIS software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Dreamweaver
- Database management systems
- Extensible markup language XML
- Searchable online catalogs
- Statistical analysis software
- Microsoft Office
- Web Scrapbook
- Archival databases
- ProQuest Archive Finder
- Text mining software
- National Archives online databases
- Microsoft Excel
- Email software
- Audio editing software