Society for History in the Federal Government

Established: 1979. Affiliate since May 1984. Membership: 250. Annual dues: $55 regular; $45 retired; $35 student; $100 institutional.

Statement of Purpose: To promote study and broad understanding of the history of the US government. To achieve this goal, the society brings together historians, archivists, curators, librarians, editors, preservationists, and others interested in governmental history. Members include federal employees, contractors, university faculty and students, independent consultants, and interested citizens.

Annual Meeting: March or April

Publications: SHFG E-Bulletin, monthly; The Federalist, quarterly; Federal History (online journal), Directory of Federal Historical Programs and Activities (online); Roster of Members, annually