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This is a partial List of historical and heritage societies from around the world. The sections provided are not mutually exclusive. Many historical societies websites are their museums' websites. List is organized by location and later by specialization.

Contents

International SocietiesEdit

Australian SocietiesEdit

National societiesEdit

State and Territory societiesEdit

New South WalesEdit

Northern TerritoryEdit

QueenslandEdit

TasmaniaEdit

VictoriaEdit

Western AustraliaEdit

The Royal Western Australian Historical Society is the overarching society for the whole state.

Perth:

  • Heritage Perth
  • Bassendean Historical Society
  • Bayswater Historical Society
  • Canning Districts Historical Society
  • City of South Perth Historical Society
  • Cockburn Historical Society
  • Colonial Bottle Collectors Club
  • Darlington Historical Group
  • Fremantle History Society
  • Jewish Historical and Genealogical Society of WA
  • Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society
  • Maritime Archaeological Association WA
  • Maylands Historical and Peninsula Association
  • Melville Historical Society
  • Mundaring and Hills Historical Society
  • Perth Electric Tramway Society
  • Rockingham District Society
  • Scout Heritage Centre of WA
  • Swan-Guildford Historical Society
  • WA Police Historical Society
  • Wanneroo and Districts Historical Society

Peel:

  • Jarrahdale Heritage Society
  • Kwinana Heritage Group
  • Mandurah Historical Society
  • Murray Districts Historical Society
  • Serpentine Historical Society

Wheatbelt:

  • Beverley Historical Society
  • Bindoon and Districts Historical Society
  • Brookton and Districts Historical Society
  • Carnamah Historical Society
  • Cervantes Historical Society
  • Corrigin Historical Society
  • Cunderdin Historical Society
  • Goomalling Historical Society
  • Koorda and Districts Museum & Historical Society
  • Moora Historical Society
  • Narembeen Historical Society
  • Northam and Districts Historical Society
  • Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum
  • Toodyay Historical Society
  • Wongan Hills and Districts Museum and Historical Society
  • Yilgarn Historical Society
  • The York Society

South West:

  • Augusta Historical Society
  • Australind and Districts Historical Society
  • Bridgetown Historical Society
  • Bunbury Historical Society
  • Busselton Historical Society
  • Denmark Historical Society
  • Donnybrook Historical Society
  • Friends of Donnelly Village
  • Harvey Historical Society
  • Manjimup Historical Society
  • Margaret River and District Historical Society
  • Walpole-Nornalup Historical Society

Great Southern:

  • Albany Historical Society (Inc.)
  • Broomehill Historical Society
  • Katanning Historical Society
  • Kojonup Historical Society
  • Plantagenet Historical Society

Mid West:

  • Birdwood Military Museum and Society Inc
  • Geraldton Historical Society
  • Irwin Districts Historical Society
  • Morowa District Historical Society
  • Northampton Historical Society

Kimberley:

  • Broome Historical Society
  • Kununurra Historical Society
  • Wyndham Historical Society

Goldfields-Esperance:

  • Eastern Goldfields Historical Society
  • Esperance Bay Historical Society
  • Ravensthorpe Historical Society

Gascoyne:

Pilbara:

Canada societiesEdit

China societiesEdit

  • Association of Chinese Historians

Ireland societiesEdit

South Africa societiesEdit

  • Southern African Historical Society

Mexico societiesEdit

Pakistan societiesEdit

Czech Republic societiesEdit

  • Český národní komitét historiků

Germany societiesEdit

  • Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands

Hungary societiesEdit

Lithuania societiesEdit

the Netherlands societiesEdit

  • Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap

Poland societiesEdit

Portugal societiesEdit

  • Academia Portuguesa da Historia

Morocco societiesEdit

  • Association Marocaine pour La Recherche Historique

Saudi Arabia societiesEdit

  • Historical Saudi Historical Society

Turkey societiesEdit

Philippines societiesEdit

New Zealand societiesEdit

  • The New Zealand Historical Association

United Kingdom societiesEdit

National societiesEdit

Regional and local societiesEdit

United States societiesEdit

National societiesEdit

State societiesEdit

Territorial societiesEdit

Federal District societiesEdit

County and local societiesEdit

CaliforniaEdit

ColoradoEdit

ConnecticutEdit

DelawareEdit

FloridaEdit

GeorgiaEdit

IdahoEdit

IllinoisEdit

IndianaEdit

IowaEdit

KansasEdit

KentuckyEdit

LouisianaEdit

MaineEdit

MarylandEdit

MassachusettsEdit

MichiganEdit

MinnesotaEdit

Aitkin County, Minnesota

Anoka County, Minnesota

Becker County, Minnesota

Beltrami County, Minnesota

Benton County, Minnesota

Big Stone County, Minnesota

Blue Earth County, Minnesota

Brown County, Minnesota

Carlton County, Minnesota

Carver County, Minnesota

Cass County, Minnesota

Chippewa County, Minnesota

Chisago County, Minnesota

Clay County, Minnesota

Clearwater County, Minnesota

Cook County, Minnesota

Cottonwood County, Minnesota

Crow Wing County, Minnesota

Dakota County, Minnesota

Dodge County, Minnesota

Douglas County, Minnesota

Faribault County, Minnesota

Fillmore County, Minnesota

Freeborn County, Minnesota

Goodhue County, Minnesota

Cannon Falls Area Historical Society

Grant County, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota

Houston County, Minnesota

Hubbard County, Minnesota

Isanti County, Minnesota

Itasca County, Minnesota

Jackson County, Minnesota

Kanabec County, Minnesota

Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

Kittson County, Minnesota

Koochiching County, Minnesota

Lac Qui Parle County, Minnesota

Lake County, Minnesota

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota

Le Sueur County, Minnesota

Lincoln County, Minnesota

Lyon County, Minnesota

Mahnomen County, Minnesota

Marshall County, Minnesota

Martin County, Minnesota

MissouriEdit

NebraskaEdit

New HampshireEdit

New JerseyEdit

New MexicoEdit

New YorkEdit

North CarolinaEdit

OhioEdit

OklahomaEdit

OregonEdit

PennsylvaniaEdit

Rhode IslandEdit

South CarolinaEdit

TennesseeEdit

TexasEdit

UtahEdit

VirginiaEdit

  • Charlottesville Historical Society
  • Augusta County Historical Society
  • Cape Charles Historical Society
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society
  • Orange County Historical Society

WashingtonEdit

WisconsinEdit

Aviation historical societiesEdit

Denominational societiesEdit

Time-period oriented societiesEdit

Subject matter-based historical societiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Boyd, Julian P. "State and local historical societies in the United States." The American Historical Review 40.1 (1934): 10-37.
  • Dunlap, Leslie W. American historical societies, 1790-1860 (1944).
  • Jones, Houston Gwynne, ed. Historical Consciousness in the Early Republic: The Origins of State Historical Societies, Museums, and Collections, 1791-1861 (North Caroliniana Society and North Carolina Collection, 1995)
  • Schumacher, Ryan. "The Wisconsin Magazine of History: A Case Study in Scholarly and Popular Approaches to American State Historical Society Publishing, 1917–2000." Journal of Scholarly Publishing 44.2 (2013): 114-141.
  • Whitehill, Walter Muir. Independent historical societies: an enquiry into their research and publication functions and their financial future (Harvard Univ Pr, 1962)