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American Historical Association

ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1884, "for the promotion of historical studies, the preservation and collection of historical documents and artifacts, and the dissemination of historical research."

Official Website:
http://www.historians.org/

Location:
Washington, DC

Founding Date:
9-Sep-1884

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Herbert Baxter Adams
Historian
16-Apr-1850 30-Jul-1901 Coined term political science
Charles McLean Andrews
Historian
22-Feb-1863 9-Sep-1943 The Colonial Period of American History
Simeon E. Baldwin
Politician
5-Feb-1840 30-Jan-1927 Governor of Connecticut, 1911-15
Jacques Barzun
Historian
30-Nov-1907   From Dawn to Decadence
Charles A. Beard
Historian
27-Nov-1874 1-Sep-1948 The Rise of American Civilization
Carl Becker
Historian
7-Sep-1873 10-Apr-1945 Everyman His Own Historian
Michael Beschloss
Historian
30-Nov-1955   The Conquerors
James Henry Breasted
Archaeologist
27-Aug-1865 2-Dec-1935 A History of Egypt
Nicholas Murray Butler
Educator
2-Apr-1862 7-Dec-1947 President of Columbia University, 1901-45
Caroline Bynum
Historian
1941   Medieval historian
Phil Crane
Politician
3-Nov-1930   Congressman from Illinois, 1969-2005
Edward Eggleston
Novelist
10-Dec-1837 4-Sep-1902 The Hoosier School-Master
Drew Gilpin Faust
Educator
18-Sep-1947   President of Harvard University
John Hope Franklin
Historian
2-Jan-1915 25-Mar-2009 From Slavery to Freedom
Michael J. Hogan
Educator
1943   President, University of Connecticut
J. Franklin Jameson
Historian
19-Sep-1859 28-Sep-1937 Dictionary of United States History
Oscár Jászi
Sociologist
2-Mar-1875 13-Feb-1957 The Dissolution of the Habsburg Monarchy
Gerda Lerner
Historian
30-Apr-1920   The Woman in American History
John V. Lombardi
Educator
1942   President, Louisiana State University
Breckinridge Long
Diplomat
16-May-1881 26-Sep-1958 US Ambassador to Italy, 1933-36
Richard W. Lyman
Educator
18-Oct-1923 27-May-2012 President of Stanford University, 1971-80
James M. McPherson
Historian
11-Oct-1936   US Civil War historian
Nell Irvin Painter
Historian
2-Aug-1942   Creating Black Americans
Edwin O. Reischauer
Diplomat
15-Oct-1910 1-Sep-1990 US Ambassador to Japan, 1961-66
James Ford Rhodes
Author
1-May-1848 22-Jan-1927 History of the Civil War
James Harvey Robinson
Historian
29-Jun-1863 16-Feb-1936 The Mind in the Making
Jonathan D. Spence
Historian
11-Aug-1936   The Search for Modern China
Barbara Tuchman
Historian
30-Jan-1912 6-Feb-1989 A Distant Mirror
Frederick Jackson Turner
Historian
14-Nov-1861 14-Mar-1932 Frontier Thesis
Justin Winsor
Curator
2-Jan-1831 22-Oct-1897 Librarian of Harvard University
Gordon S. Wood
Historian
27-Nov-1933   The Creation of the American Republic


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