Category: News in Public Humanities

Pierre L’Enfante Watercolor Depicting Washington’s War Tent Found

The 1782 panoramic watercolor is the only known contemporary depiction of George Washington’s war tent.

Princeton Investigates its Roots in Slavery

The five-year project was conducted under the guidance of Professor Martha Sandweiss and found the university had strong links to slavery and the South during the Antebellum Era.

Call for Papers: LGBTQ Heritage

Papers should consider the built environment and historic preservation of places of LGBTQ heritage fifty years after the Stonewall Uprising.

Philadelphia City Archives Moves

To facilitate the move, the current location will close on December 17. Deed requests will continue to be filled.

Deindustrialization the focus of the latest issue of The Public Historian

The November 2017 issue of The Public Historian takes a look at deindustrialization, heritage, and representations of identity.

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Call for Papers: Second International Driving History Conference

Papers should address automotive history in one of the three major themes to be presented at the conference: Preserving the Artifact; Interpretation and Documentation; and Education, Media, and Sharing.

New York State Archives Names Archive Award Winners

The awards are given to outstanding archival and data management work by organizations and individuals in New York state.