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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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