Please welcome our newest contributor here at the online journal New York History, State Historian of New York and Chief Curator of the New York State Museum Robert Weible
Before taking on the role of State Historian Weible served as Director of Public History for the State Museum of Pennsylvania, Acting Director of the Pennsylvania State Archives, Chief of the Division of History for the Pennsylvania Historical &- Museum Commission, and Historian of Lowell National Park in Massachusetts.
Weible has edited five books, published numerous articles in scholarly journals and popular magazines, directed Teaching American History and National Endowment for the Humanities grants, supervised content production for the award-winning web site ExplorePAhistory.com, and managed Pennsylvania’s statewide historical marker program and a wide variety of other public programs. He is an active member of several professional organizations, including the National Council on Public History, for which he served as President in 2005-06.
- Bob Weible: NYs Historical Golden Age is Coming
If there is one thing historians should know, it is that “things change.” After all, without change, history would have no meaning. And historians would have no jobs. Face it. Everyone may love his...
- State Historian to Speak at Abolition Hall of Fame Dinner
Robert Weible, State Historian of New York and Chief Curator of the New York State Museum will provide the keynote address at the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum (NAHOF) annual dinner at...
- The Leadership Role of Municipal Historians
As the new year gets underway, it is appropriate to pause and reflect on open issues from years gone by. I am referring now to the role in 2013 of the county historian as a custodian for New York S...