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  • In Memoriam: Charles Howard Carter

    November 1, 1990

    Charles Howard Carter, professor of history at Tulane University and a noted specialist on Spanish and European diplomacy in the 16th and early 17th centuries, died unexpectedly on March 24, 1990, at ...

  • Washington Notes, November 1990

    November 1, 1990

    Association staff have been occupied by a series of important AHA activities during the early fall months. The Bill of Rights Education Collaborative (BREC), funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts to spo...

  • In Memoriam: Caroline F. Ware

    November 1, 1990

    Caroline F. Ware, 90, a former professor of social work and history at Howard University and a former United Nations technical advisor, died on April 5. Dr. Ware, a native of Brookline, MA, graduated ...

  • In Memoriam: Raymond C. Dingledine Jr.

    November 1, 1990

    Raymond C. Dingledine, Jr., emeritus professor of history and former chair of the history department at James Madison University, died on July 18. He was 71 years old. For generations of students at M...

  • In Memoriam: Robert H. Bahmer

    November 1, 1990

    Robert H. Bahmer, long-time resident of the Washington area and fourth Archivist of the United States, died on March 14 at the age of 86. Born in North Dakota, Dr. Bahmer graduated from North Dakota S...

  • Update on the History Teaching Alliance

    October 1, 1990

    Believing that teachers are the key to improved history education and that professional barriers separating precollegiate and postsecondary teachers impoverish both, the History Teaching Alliance orga...

  • Teaching Quantitative History with a Database

    October 1, 1990

    Prosopography or collective biography has been described by Lawrence Stone, among others, as ideally suited to introducing students to historical research. In a recent seminar I taught students to use...

  • Archival Education: Basic Characteristics and Core Curriculum

    October 1, 1990

    Editor's Note: With this essay on archival education by Frank Boles, we inaugurate a new Perspectives column on Archives and Research. Future columns will contain articles on nontraditional and schola...

  • 1990 Report of the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation

    October 1, 1990

    The Committee met at the State Department on November 16 and 17, 1989. Present were Warren I. Cohen and Michael H. Hunt, representing the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations; Ronald H...

  • New York State: Statement of the Committee of Scholars in Defense of History

    October 1, 1990

    As scholars, we are gravely concerned about the proposed revision of the State of New York's history curriculum. We invite the attention of our fellow citizens both to the task force report of July 19...