History Department Newsletter

If anyone has anything you would like to contribute to the history department newsletter (recent conference presentations, awards, articles, whatever) please let me know and I will send it on to Jessica.


Dear Faculty,

I wanted to let you all know that the next copy of the History Department newsletter will be sent out soon, so please email me (jessica.corey@nyu.edu) any items or recent accomplishments about yourselves or your students that you would like me to include by Friday, April 16th. Please also let me know of any recent noteworthy undergraduate accomplishments, as we would like to include those as well.


Jessica Corey

Graduate Program Assistant

Special Events Assistant

New York University

History Department

Phone: 212.998.8641

Fax: 212.995.4017


Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017


Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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