Prepared by Elisabeth Lindsay.
A historical society is an organization devoted the field of history and the preservation of historical records. Historical societies may be centered around a place, people, or particular interest. Historical societies often publish journals, host conferences and hold exhibitions.
Historical societies are an important resource for genealogists, as they maintain a wide range of record types, including many records that may not be available elsewhere. Historical societies can be found many countries and in most states within the United States.
Alabama Historical Society 1899 Members ($)American Irish Historical Society Necrology (1909-1931) ($)Brookline Historical Society 1903 Annual Meeting ($)Chicago Historical Society 1908 ($)Connecticut Historical Society 1923 Report ($)Delaware Historical Society 1871 Catalogue ($)Delaware Historical Society 1901 Year Book ($)Fairfield Historical Society 1906 Report ($)Georgia Historical Society 1916 Annals ($)Hartford Historical Society 1889 Members ($)Hawaiian Historical Society 1908 Annual Report ($)Hawaiian Historical Society 1914 Annual Report ($)Illinois Historical Society 1907 Members ($)Littleton Historical Society 1894-95 Proceedings ($)Long Island Historical Society 1866 Report ($)Long Island Historical Society 1914-1915 ($)Maryland Historical Society 1850 Report ($)Mass. Historical Society 1791-1918 Members ($)Missouri Historical Society 1917 Member List ($)Nebraska State Historical Society 1885 Members ($)Nevada Historical Society 1913-1916 Report ($)Nevada Historical Society 1925-1926 Report ($)New Haven Colony Historical Society 1908 Reports ($)New Haven Colony Historical Society 1918 Reports ($)New Jersey Historical Society 1916 Membership ($)New York Historical Society 1858 Members ($)New York Historical Society 1914 Members ($)Nova Scotia Historical Society 1896-98 Members ($)Passaic County Historical Society (1926-1927) Bulletin Vol. 1, No. 1 ($)Passaic County Historical Society (1928-1929) Bulletin Vol. 1, No. 2 ($)Passaic County Historical Society (1929-1930) Bulletin Vol. 1, No. 3 ($)Passaic County Historical Society (1930-1931) Bulletin Vol. 1, No. 4 ($)Passaic County Historical Society (1931-1932) Bulletin Vol. 2, No. 1 ($)Railway & Locomotive Historical Soc. 1930 Membership List ($)Rhode Island Historical Society 1874-5 Members ($)Rowley Historical Society 1918-1920 Report ($)South Dakota Historical Society 1920 Members ($)Union Co. Historical Society 1921-1923 Year Book ($)Western Reserve Historical Society 1919 Report ($)Wisconsin Historical Society 1879 Report ($)
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