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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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