FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: September 15, 1999
Contact: Anne Strong
Telephone: (301) 279-9697
For NCPH Public History News – Fall 1999
In September, History Associates Incorporated in Rockville, Maryland, published Never Stand Still: The History of Consolidated Freightways, Inc., and CNF Transportation Inc., 1929-2000, by HAI Senior Historian Kenneth D. Durr and HAI President Philip L. Cantelon. Cantelon was also co-editor of the Summer 1999 issue of The Public Historian, which commemorated the twentieth anniversary of the National Council on Public History.
HAI is planning an archives and heritage program for W. Atlee Burpee & Co., one of the country’s oldest and largest seed companies. HAI consultant Landis Jones is writing the history of current re-engineering efforts of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. HAI’s Gabriele Carey is conducting an assessment of the local history collections of the 88 libraries in the Los Angeles County Public Library system and will train local library staff on local history collection management. An illustrated timeline of the history of the Council on Foundations, for which HAI researched and wrote the majority of the text, was published in April.
About History Associates
For more than thirty years the historians and archivists at History Associates have demonstrated that history is valuable in the market as well as the marketplace of ideas. They provide professional corporate histories, exhibit content, interpretive planning, historical research, archival services, and collections management services to clients throughout the United States and around the world. History Associates strives to be The Best Company in History®, serving corporate, government, legal, and nonprofit clients from its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, call (301) 279-9697 or visit www.historyassociates.com.