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A historical society (sometimes also preservation society) is an organization
dedicated to preserving, collecting, researching, and interpreting historical
information or items. Originally, these societies were created as a way to help
future generations understand their heritage. Historical societies vary in
specialization, with ...
This is a partial List of historical and heritage societies from around the world.
The sections provided are not mutually exclusive. Many historical societies
websites are their museums' websites. List is organized by location and later by
specialization. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular
Although humans have established many types of societies throughout history,
anthropologists tend to classify different societies according to the degree to
which different groups within a society have unequal access to advantages such
as resources, prestige, or power. Virtually all societies have developed some
degree of ...
The Society for the History of Technology, or SHOT, is the primary professional
society for historians of technology. SHOT was founded in 1958 in the United
States, and it has since become an international society with members "from
some thirty-five countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa."
SHOT owes ...
The Society for the History of Natural History (SHNH) is a friendly international
society for everyone who is interested in natural history in the broadest sense.
This includes botany, zoology and geology as well as natural history collections,
exploration, art and bibliography. Everyone with an interest in these subjects ...
Comparative Studies in Society and History is a peer-reviewed academic journal
published quarterly by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Society for
Comparative Study of Society and History. It was established in 1958. External
links. Official website · Stub icon 1 · Stub icon 2, This article about a history ...
The Society for the History of Astronomy is an organisation based in the United
Kingdom that promotes research into the history of astronomy. It publishes a
research journal called The Antiquarian Astronomer and a regular Bulletin.
Contents. [hide]. 1 The Society; 2 Survey of Astronomical History; 3 The
The Royal Historical Society (abbr. RHistS; founded 1868) is a learned society of
the United Kingdom which advances scholarly studies of history. The society was
founded and received its Royal Charter in 1868. Until 1872 it was known as the
Historical Society. In 1897, it merged with (or absorbed) the Camden Society, ...
The Society for Military History is a United States-based international
organization of scholars who research, write, and teach military history of all time
periods and places. It includes Naval history, air power history, and studies of
technology, ideas, and homefronts. It publishes the quarterly refereed Journal of
Military History ...
The New-York Historical Society is an American history museum and library
located in New York City at the corner of 77th Street and Central Park West in
Manhattan, founded in 1804 as New York's first museum. The New-York
Historical Society presents exhibitions, public programs, and research that
explore the rich ...
The Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) is a professional organization of
scholars concerned with the archaeology of the modern world (15th century-
present). Founded in 1967, the SHA promotes scholarly research and the
dissemination of knowledge pertaining to historical archaeology. The society is
The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) was founded in 1947 by
Francis Butler and Victor Eyles. It is Britain's largest learned society devoted to
the history of science, technology, and medicine. The society's aim is to bring
together people with interests in all aspects of the field, and to publicise relevant
The American Society of Church History (ASCH) was founded in 1888 with the
disciplines of Christian denominational and ecclesiastical history as its focus.
Today the society's interests include the broad range of the critical scholarly
perspectives, as applied to the history of Christianity and its relationship to
The Socialist History Society (SHS) is a British-based organisation which
publishes a twice-yearly journal (Socialist History) mainly about the history of the
socialist and labour movements in Britain. It also publishes a series of pamphlets
on single themes once or twice a year, and a members' newsletter. It holds
lectures, film ...
The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS), founded on March 1, 1844, is the oldest
cultural institution in the U.S. state of Maryland. The society "collects, preserves,
and interprets objects and materials reflecting Maryland's diverse heritage."
MdHS has a museum, library, holds educational programs, and publishes