H-FedHist promotes the study and broad understanding of the history of the United States Federal Government and to serve as the voice of the federal historical community.

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The Federalist newsletter, Summer 2015

SHFG’s summer 2015 issue of The Federalist newsletter has been sent to SHFG members. It explores the work of historians, archivists, curators, and others working in agencies of the federal government, as well as historians and public historians in nonfederal work.


This issues contains

•  A summary of the SHFG conference, April 2015

•  Prize winners for books, articles, and Historic Preservation and Historical Display Projects

•  Profile of U.S. Section, International Boundary and Water Commission’s historical work

2015 Cryptologic History Symposium

Re-posted from H-Announce

2015 Cryptologic History Symposium


Announcement published by Elizabeth Smoot on Thursday, August 6, 2015

Type:  Conference

Date:  October 22, 2015 to October 24, 2015

Location:  Maryland, United States

Subject Fields: Social Sciences, Political Science, Research and Methodology

A Timeline of Federal History

We are adding to our timeline of historical dates important to the development of the federal government and its roles and policies. The timeline has been useful to scholars and students interested in the evolving structure and responsibilities of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.

We welcome comments and suggestions.

See the timeline at  http://shfg.org/shfg/programs/resources/timeline-of-federal-history/