Title:
American Association for State and Local History

Author:
[Author Unknown]

Date:
1971

Source:
Indiana Magazine of History, Volume 67, Issue 2, pp 171-171

Article Type:
Editorial Material

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American Association for State and Local History

In the forefront among national organizations concerned with the advancement and strengthening of state and local historical societies is the American Association for State and Local History. Its services and contributions to the cause of state and local history include: (1) an annual conference which emphasizes matters pertaining to the strengthening of state and local historical societies; (2) the publication of History News as a monthly organ devoted to news and developments in the field of state and local history; (3) communications with and presentations to federal agencies and related committees and commissions in support of legislation and appropriations of importance in the area of state and local history; (4) the annual granting of Awards of Merit and Certificates of Commendation to stimulate excellence in state and local historical programs; (5) the administration of seminars and short courses which give valuable training and experience to editors, museum workers, and other administrators and personnel of state and local historical societies; (6) the publication and widespread distribution of technical leaflets offering concise and practical information about dozens of topics and questions which give invaluable aid to persons engaged in state and local historical work. Individual memberships are available in the AASLH on an annual basis as follows: minimum membership, $8; contributing, $15; sustaining, $25; supporting, $50; and for benefactors, $100 or more. Membership for public and university libraries is $20 yearly; membership for historical societies varies from $20 to $100. For further information or for a membership application write: AASLH, 1315 Eighth Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee 37203.



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