Directory of Federal Historical Offices and Activities

SHFG’s online Directory provides information on over 500 offices in all branches of the U.S. federal government that perform history-related work. See http://shfg.org/shfg/publications/directory-of-history-offices/

Find information on offices in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches, and on Documentary Projects Related to Federal History


Recent Updates


[Crosspost] H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 14 on The War on Leakers: National Security and American Democracy from Eugene Debs to Edward Snowden

This review roundtable has been crossposted from the H-Diplo network because of its potential interest to H-FedHist subscribers.

CFA: Library of Congress’ Junior Fellows, Constitutional Law and Education

As part of the Library of Congress’ Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, the Congressional Research Service’s American Law Division is offering one paid fellowship that focuses on Constitutional Law and Education. Interested graduate students should apply by going to the USA jobs page- and applying to project #7 by January 27, 2017.

Commemorating the 1964 Wilderness Act through the Built Environment

(excerpted from The Federalist, Winter 2014–15: http://shfg.org/shfg/publications/the-federalist/

On public lands, how do we preserve both the “wilderness character” and the human-built landscape? Federal historians play a key role in finding solutions to this dilemma through their documentary efforts.

Call for Applications: 2017-18 Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the Library’s special collections. The award is $1,000 per week (up to four weeks) plus transportation costs.


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