The New York State Museum is open to the public. For more information please see: www.nysm.nysed.gov/reopen

Historian Notes

We are saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Oscar Williams. Dr. Williams was an Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at the University at Albany and a member of the New York History Journal Advisory Board. He will be greatly missed by the history community. 

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October is New York State History Month!

New York State History Month represents an opportunity for historians and cultural institutions to assert the vital importance of preserving and learning about our state’s history. Learn how your organization can get involved!

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New York History Journal

Submissions are currently being accepted for the next issue of New York HIstory as the New York State Museum, in partnership with Cornell University Press, will continue the publication of the century-old journal.

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New York State COVID-19 Documentation Initiative

The New York State COVID-19 Documentation Initiative coordinates the documentation of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Podcast: A New York Minute In History

This new podcast series provides a rich audio experience that explores the story of New York State and the unique tales of New Yorkers. 

Statewide Events

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Thursday, October 21, 2021