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GOVERNMENT APPOINTED HISTORIANS OF WESTERN NEW YORK
"Historians in Pursuit of Excellence - Building a Legacy"

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Our aim is to provide up to date information on our organization and current contact information on Government Appointed Historians of Western New York.

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MISSION STATEMENT

The Government Appointed Historians of Western New York (founded in 2008) is dedicated to the promotion, research, interpretation and preservation of history relating to the western portion of the State of New York.

The purpose of this organization is to provide assistance and support to its membership which consist of all officially appointed local government historians: City, County, Town and Village Historians; all duly appointed Deputies/Assistants of the same and Representatives appointed by the Seneca, Tonawanda or Tuscarora Nations within Western New York comprised of the counties within the Niagara, Southern Tier and Finger Lakes Regions of New York State.

The goal of this organization is to provide an administrative service that produces a website and two annual meetings / programs that encourage the betterment of historians within Western New York through education and training.


Current Officers:
Executive Council Chair - Amie Alden, Livingston County Historian

Executive Council Vice Chair - Michelle Henry, Chautauqua County Historian

Secretary - Candace Broughton, Otto Town Historian

Treasurer - Robert Lowell Goller, Town of Aurora & Village of East Aurora Historian



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April 2016
In the News
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Historians Carol Kammen and Judith Wellman's letter to the Commission of Education on the urgent need to restore the State Historian's leadership position.

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Former State Historian Robert Weible commentary on New York State Education Department's plan to downgrade the position of State Historian

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The 2016
GAHWNY Spring Conference is around the corner!

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Rochester Club West at Bohn's
5256 Clinton Street Rd. Batavia, NY14020


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Newly appointed or have a change of address or email?
It's the time of year when we update our mailing list. If you have moved, retired, or are newly appointed, please let us know.
Contact Amie Alden at historian@co.livingston.ny.us

 

Useful Websites

2016 Call for New York History Writers

New York State Archives Research Topics

New York State Military Musuem and Veteran's Research Center

William G. Pomeroy Foundation

New York Heritage Digital Collections

Census of Agriculture

Census Reporter: See how your town stacks up

 


 

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