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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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