Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.
* Attention to Detail
* Concern for Others
* Social Orientation
* Self Control
* Gather historical data from sources such as archives, court records, diaries, news files, and photographs, as well as collect data sources such as books, pamphlets, and periodicals.
* Conserve and preserve manuscripts, records, and other artifacts.
* Organize data, and analyze and interpret its authenticity and relative significance.
Life, Physical, and Social Science
Sample Job Titles
Administrative Volunteer, County Historian, County Records Management Officer (County RMO), Dance Historian, Dramatic Arts Historian, Field Court Researcher, Film Historian, Genealogist, Genealogist Researcher, Historian, Historian Developer, Historic Interpreter, Historic Preservationist, Historic Sites Registrar, Historical Interpreter, Historical Society Director, Historiographer, Medical Historian, Music Historian, Oral Historian, Programs Director, Protohistorian, Reference Data Expert, Research Associate, Research Director, Research Historian, Researcher, State Historical Society Director, Supervisory Historian.