Making Historians in the Archive
Christina Copland | May 14, 2018Archival research, which often requires visiting depositories around the globe, plays a major role in shaping our identity as historians....
Archiving the Final Frontier
Zoë Jackson | May 1, 2018Research in space history is often hampered by large gaps in the archives.
Research Clutter: A New App Helps Create Order out of Disorder
Zoë Jackson | Apr 1, 2018What is the opposite of entropy, a trend toward disorder and chaos? Tropy, as Stephen Robertson, a cultural and social historian at George Mason Unive...
Seth Denbo | Mar 9, 2018In January of this year, more than 100 University of Chicago faculty, including over 20 members of the history department, signed a letter of concern ...
Grant of the Week: 2018 J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award
Zoe Jackson | Feb 14, 2018Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians wh...
Consider the Source: The High School Historians of THATClass
Seth Denbo | Dec 1, 2017The allergy to microfilm research among today’s young people has been overdiagnosed—or so found Patr...
Teaching with Digital Archives
John Rosinbum | Nov 30, 2017John Rosinbum illustrates how instructors can use digital archives to introduce students to archival research and related issues of resource inequity.
Documenting Foreign Relations: Office of the Historian Releases Records on Iran, the Cold War, and More
Zoë Jackson | Oct 1, 2017In January 1977, the American Embassy in Warsaw hosted a screening of One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nes...
Data Management Plans for Historians: How to Document and Protect Your Research
Susan L. Collins | Oct 1, 2017Several national grant-funding agencies currently require applicants to submit data management plans...