National Council on Public History: NCPH is a membership association of consultants, museum professionals, government historians, professors & students, archivists, teachers, cultural resource managers, curators, film & media producers, historical interpreters, policy advisors, and many others. Their website includes job and graduate school listings and the History@Work blog, along with information about annual meetings and links to the journal The Public Historian.
Society of American Archivists: Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists is North America’s oldest and largest national archival professional association. SAA’s mission is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 5,500 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.
Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York: Founded in 1979, ART is a not-for-profit organization representing a diverse group of more than 600 archivists, librarians and records managers in New York metropolitan area. The organization holds monthly meetings at repositories around New York City and the New York metropolitan area. These programs focus on practical and professional issues and present topics of current public interest; all programs are open to the public (unless otherwise specified for certain special events). ART also sponsors special events for its annual Archives Week, held every October.
American Association for State and Local History: The AASLH provides leadership and support for its members nationwide who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people. It advocates for increased funding and visibility for the field of public history and offers continuing education programs for individuals and organizations, along with an annual meeting and extensive resource publications.
American Historical Association: The AHA is the largest professional organization serving historians in all fields and all professions. Its annual conference, publications, and online resources are an excellent way to keep abreast of the latest work in historical scholarship and history teaching.