September 1997

Volume 35, Number 6
Contents of the online edition

Editor: Robert B. Townsend
Managing Editor: Pillarisetti Sudhir
Assistant Editor: Susan W. Gillespie

From the President's Desk

From the Director's Desk

  • Historians Participating in the Public Sphere
    by Sandria B. Freitag

Professional Issues


  • Franklin to Chair Commission on Race
  • A New Attack on Smithsonian
  • Tenure Controversy at Stanford
  • Reprieve for Wilson Center?

Public History


Contributing Editor: David Trask

  • Seamless Education in Long Beach: University/College/School Collaboration
    by Bill Weber et al.


  • Declassification at the National Archives and Records Administration
    by John W. Carlin
  • The Historian in the Businessplace
    by James W. Cortada

Annual Meeting

  • Report of the 1997 Program Committee
  • 1998 Annual Meeting to Be Held in Seattle
  • 1999 Program Committee Guidelines
  • Call for Papers: 1999 AHA Annual Meeting
  • Preparing Your Proposal for the 1999 Annual Meeting
  • Checklist and Cover Sheet for Panel, Paper, and Poster Proposals for the 1999 Annual Meeting

AHA Activities

  • Statement on Interviewing for Historical Documentation

NCC Advocacy Update

  • September 1997
    by Page Putnam Miller