American Association for State and Local History
AASLH provides resource and technical assistance to other historical organizations on developing and managing quality history and preservation programs. The web site offers an extensive selection of publications, technical papers, workshops, and videos. Information on AASLH membership and meetings is available. Resource center includes contact information for state historical societies.
American Historical Association
AHA is the premier historical society in the United States, serving as an umbrella organization for professional historians. Its extensive web site offers an on-line bookstore, contact information for other historical associations, educational aids for teaching history, and information on the American History Review periodical.
American Institute of Architects
AIA is the premier professional association for practicing architects. The web site includes information on its Historic Resources Committee, along with some publication and educational programs.
American Society of Civil Engineers
ASCE is the primer professional association for practicing civil engineers. The organization has an active program for recognizing and acknowledging the importance of the profession’s contributions.
Association for Preservation Technology
APT International is dedicated to advancing the application of technology to the conservation of the built environment. The web site includes article abstracts from the APT Bulletin and access to the Preservation Trades Network, which has additional technical papers. Information on association membership and meetings is also available.
Construction History Society
The Society is dedicated to the study of the history and evolution of all aspects of the built environment-its creation, maintenance and management. It is a forum for scholars and professionals in the field to share, meet and exchange ideas and research. Membership is open to a wide range of construction related disciplines involved in the planning, development, design and construction of buildings and engineering infrastructure, in addition to those concerned with their operation and preservation. Members share a passion for examining how existing structures were planned, designed and built, with the purpose of using this knowledge to better preserve what we have and to guide us in determining future directions.
National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers
The National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO) is the professional association of the State government officials who carry out the national historic preservation program as delegatees of the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act (16 USC 470).
The State Historic Preservation Officers, pursuant to the National Historic Preservation act,
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locate and record historic properties,
nominate significant historic properties to the National Register,
foster historic preservation programs at the local government level and the creation of preservation ordinances,
provide matching funds for preservation projects,
comment upon preservation projects under consideration for the federal rehabilitation tax credit,
review all federal projects for impact on historic properties under Section 106 of the Act and the regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and
provide technical assistance on restoration and other preservation activities to federal agencies, state and local governments, and the private sector.
NPI is a nonprofit organization offering specialized information, continuing education, and professional training for the management, development, and preservation of historic, cultural, and environmental resources. Web site includes registration information for its seminar offerings and links to an extensive list of Internet web sites.
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust is America's leading non-profit advocate for historic preservation. Its Web site includes information on its programs, help for communities facing preservation issues, an extensive on-line bookstore, and contact information for state and local organizations.
PA advocates federal legislation to further the impact of historic preservation at the local, state, and national levels. It web site includes membership information, discussion papers on lobbying, and information on current legislative and legal items.
Society for American Archaeology
SAA is dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage. Its membership is composed primarily of professionals with an interest in archaeology. Its web site includes table of contents for American Antiquity, contact information for university educational programs, and information on its award program.
Society for American City and Regional Planning History
The Society for American City and Regional Planning Historoy (SACRPH) was founded in 1986. The organization promotes scholarship on the planning of cities and metropolitan regions over time, and bridges the gap between the study of cities and the practice of urban planning.
Society for History of Technology
SHOT is not only concerned with the history of technological devices and processes, but also with the relations of technology to science, politics, social change, the arts and humanities, and economics. Its web site includes extensive information and Internet links on graduate programs, fellowship/grant opportunities, and call-for-paper announcements. The web site also includes information about SHOT's award programs, meetings, and membership benefits.
Society for Industrial Archeology
SIA provides a forum for the study and preservation of the physical survivals of technological and industrial development. Its web site is a store front of information on membership, meetings, and SIA newsletters and journals.
Society of Architectural Historians
SAH encourages scholarly research in the field and promotes the preservation of significant architectural monuments. Its web site provides links to several web sites with a shared interest.
Urban History Association
The Urban History Association was founded in Cincinnati in 1988 for the purpose of stimulating interest and forwarding research and study in the history of the city in all periods and geographical areas. It is affiliated with the International Planning History Society.
Western Historical Manuscript Collection (Kansas City)
WHMC, a joint collection of the University of Missouri and the State Historical Society of Missouri, contains primary source materials for research and welcomes use by scholars, students, and the public. Our network allows for the full resources of the Collection -- the holdings of all four branches in Columbia, Kansas City, Rolla, and St. Louis -- to be available to researchers throughout the state of Missouri.