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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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