About AHA Archives

Please note that these materials are offered only for their historical interest, not as statements of current policy or positions on specific historical topics today. Researchers interested in the Papers of the American Historical Association will find them at the Library of Congress’s Manuscript Reading Room in Washington, DC.


June 4, 2017

Tenure, Promotion, and the Publicly Engaged Academic Historian

This report was adopted by the OAH Executive Board on April 8, 2010; by the NCPH Board of Directors on…

June 5, 2011

Standards for Part-Time, Adjunct and Contingent Faculty

Five standards and “best practices” for how all colleges, universities and other institutions of higher education should employ and utilize non-tenured and non-tenure-track history faculty.

March 31, 2008

Gutenberg-e Program Reports

The American Historical Association submitted regular reports to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which trace the development of the program over the course of its ten years from conception to completion.

March 31, 2008

Gutenberg-e Program (1999–2008)

The Gutenberg-e Program was designed to use the prestige of the AHA to set a high standard for electronic publishing.

January 31, 2008

Gutenberg-e Program: Report on the Ninth Year, 2007

As of November 2007, the electronic monographs published by Columbia University Press in the Gutenberg-e Project were made available in an open-access form through the University’s Libraries, and are also being made available through ACLS Humanities E-Book.

January 14, 2007

Gutenberg-e Program: Report on the Eighth Year, 2006

As the program finishes its penultimate year, we excitedly feel we can report some significant progress. As the summary of the work below reflects, more than half of the project’s thirty-six manuscripts are now completed and published online.

February 16, 2006

Gutenberg-e Program: Report on the Seventh Year, 2005

This marked an important transitional year for the project, as the last group of award recipients was selected, projects from the first four award classes moved toward final publication, and the managers worked through the details for completing the project.

September 1, 2005

Internationalizing Student Learning Outcomes in History

Now, more than ever, the cumulative effects of global exchange, engagement, and interdependence make it important that we provide our students with an international perspective on the past. Such a perspective is essential if they are to make sense of the world they confront.

May 17, 2005

The Status of Women in the Historical Profession

The profession as a whole should be concerned that so many successful women feel they have suffered from gender discrimination. Female talent is being squandered in fights over large and small issues.