Spring 2013 News from the Massachusetts Historical Society
The MHS (masshist.org) is sponsoring a conference on Massachusetts and the Civil War April 4-6, 2013. Online registration at https://www.masshist.org/conferences/civil-war.
In addition, the MHS has a number of short and long-term research fellowships available; deadlines are in mid-January to March 1, see http://www.masshist.org/research/fellowships for more information.
Upcoming Conference: Association of Personal Historians will hold their annual conference in Washington DC, November 8-12, 2013: "Capital Reflections" - they are still accepting proposals.
Job Posting: Executive Director, Woodstock (VT) Historical Society
The Woodstock Historical Society, a nonprofit museum, located in a quintessential New England town with a strong cultural, recreational and educational history is seeking an exceptional ED. This is a rare opportunity to lead a well-established historical society to the next level of growth. The ideal candidate will have at least three-years experience in managing a nonprofit museum or similar entity and minimally a bachelor’s degree, preferably in history or a related discipline. The collections of the museum include artifacts, books, rare documents, maps, photographs and historical works. We are looking for an energetic leader with knowledge of and passion for history and the ability to manage and promote the use of these valuable resources to our community. We expect the ED to enhance the visibility and stature of the historical society, attract new audiences, develop educational programs, identify sources of financial support, write grants and manage the overall operations of the historical society including, budgets, programming, marketing, facilities, and collections. The ED reports to the Board of Trustees. This is a full time position. Please send cover letter and resume to: Search Committee, Woodstock Historical Society, 26 Elm Street, Woodstock, VT 05091, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, attention Search Committee.
CALL FOR ARTICLES:
All Things New England is looking to expand its site. They are looking for interesting stories from knowledgeable individuals pertaining to New England landmarks and historical places, length 800-1200 words.
Contact person: Jessica Layne, allthingsnewengland @gmail.com