A Year Characterized by Pivoting and Adapting
Alexandra F. Levy | Sep 21, 2021The 2020 HAC report documents the progress made by the Office of the Historian of the State Department during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adam M. Howard and Kristin L. Ahlberg | Sep 20, 2021In the 160 years since a Congressional request led to the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the project’s...
AHA Activities, News
Sarah Jones Weicksel | Mar 23, 2021A lawsuit to prevent the sale of the National Archives at Seattle facility uncovered the many ways the community engages with their collections.
Sara E. Morris and Jenny Presnell | Mar 17, 2021Changes to newspaper collections are the proverbial canaries in the coal mines for the accessibility of standard library resources in the future.
Please Stop Calling Things Archives
B. M. Watson | Jan 22, 2021What do historians mean when they say "archive"? One archivist makes the case for a more precise use of the word.
Reconciling Professional Rifts
Beth DeBold | Jan 21, 2021Historians are rightly quick to note the transferability of a professional historian's skill set, but as with all things, there are limits.
Working with Death
Ruth Lawlor | Dec 15, 2020For historians studying violence, the archive they confront is one of intense feeling and, often, trauma preserved and rearticulated in the present.
Alexandra F. Levy | Oct 27, 2020The State Department's Office of the Historian faced challenges on multiple fronts in 2019.
Soundtracks of Sisterhood
Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.