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Ask a consulting historian: Patrick Cox

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Patrick Cox, Ph.D., is an award-winning, nationally recognized historian, author, and conservationist. A sixth-generation Texan who resides with his wife Brenda in Wimberley, Texas, he is president of Patrick Cox Consultants, LLC. His firm specializes in historical research and projects for individuals, corporations, legal firms, and nonprofit organizations. Read More

Ask a consulting historian: Bruce G. Harvey

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Bruce G. Harvey is an independent consulting historian and documentation photographer based in Syracuse, New York. A consultant for more than twenty years, his work includes a wide range of cultural resources projects, including National Register evaluations, administrative histories, cultural resources agreement documents, and Historic American Building Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) documentation that involves historic narratives and large-format photography. Read More

Ask a consulting historian: Lynn Kronzek

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Lynn C. Kronzek is a public historian and writer with over 30 years of executive experience directing her consulting practice, as well as successful nonprofit agencies and programs.  She is an award-winning author of two books and numerous articles and reports, and for seven years she also taught graduate courses in regional development and community relations. Read More

Ask a consulting historian: Jennifer Stevens

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Jennifer Stevens, PhD, is principal, SHRA/Stevens Historical Research Associates. Jennifer attended University of California-Davis for graduate school and now resides in Boise, Idaho, with her husband and two children. She founded SHRA in 2004 and is a graduate affiliate faculty member in the History Department at Boise State University, where she periodically teaches courses in Environmental and Urban History. Read More

NCPH Book Award: Reflections from Susan Ferentinos

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I decided to become a professional historian in a campground in Ohio in the summer of 1994. I was spending the day lounging at my campsite, reading About Time: Exploring the Gay Past, by Martin Duberman, when his essay “’Writhing Bedfellows’ in Antebellum South Carolina: Historical Interpretation and the Politics of Evidence” got me so fired up that I decided it was time to go out and do what I could to bring the past to the people. Read More