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  • In Memoriam: Trumbull Higgins

    November 1, 1990

    Trumbull Higgins, 70, a military historian and an author, died on April 25. Dr. Higgins, who once described himself as "a specialist in military fiasco," was a professor of history at the John Jay Col...

  • International Congress of Historical Sciences Report

    November 1, 1990

    The Seventeenth International Congress of Historical Sciences convened in Madrid, August 26 through September 2, 1990, with over 2500 historians from around the world in attendance. More than one hund...

  • In Memoriam: Francis C. Haber

    November 1, 1990

    Francis C. Haber, 69, a retired University of Maryland professor who had served as chairman of the department from 1968 to 1972, died March 11. Dr. Haber specialized in intellectual history, especiall...

  • Museums and the Academy

    November 1, 1990

    A steady convergence has occurred over the past two decades between the concerns of historians working in the academic sphere and museum professionals working in the public arena. Social history and a...

  • In Memoriam: Lawrence A. Cremin

    November 1, 1990

    Lawrence A. Cremin, 64, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who spent 23 years writing a definitive trilogy on American public education, died September 4. He won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1981...

  • In Memoriam: Mary Ellis Kahler

    November 1, 1990

    Mary Ellis Kahler, 70, a historian and a retired senior specialist in Hispanic bibliography at the Library of Congress, died June 26. Dr. Kahler came to the Washington area in 1949 when she went to wo...

  • In Memoriam: Edwin O. Reischauer

    November 1, 1990

    Edwin O. Reischauer, professor emeritus of Harvard University, died September 1 at the age of 79. Dr. Reischauer was a renowned East Asian scholar who taught at Harvard University for more than 40 yea...

  • National History Education Network Established

    November 1, 1990

    Representatives of twenty-two organizations and projects convened in Washington on September 21 for the fourth in a series of meetings to promote coordination and collaboration in support of precolleg...

  • In Memoriam: Nathan Irvin Huggins

    November 1, 1990

    Nathan Irvin Huggins, W.E.B. DuBois Professor of History and of Afro-American Studies at Harvard University, died on December 5, 1989, at the age of 62. Born in Chicago and raised in San Francisco, Dr...

  • In Memoriam: Priscilla Smith Robertson

    November 1, 1990

    Priscilla Smith Robertson, 79, a respected historical scholar and lecturer, died on November 23, 1989. Born in Paris, France in 1910, Ms. Robertson received her A.B. from Vassar College in 1930. Her r...