RUSA HS Historical Materials


To improve the usefulness of bibliographies and indexes through the evaluation both of specific publications and the pattern and effectiveness of coverage in all fields of history; to promote enhanced availability of historical works and information; and to serve as liaison among bibliographers, indexers, publishers, and professional associations.


Sue A. McFadden (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Eileen M. Bentsen (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Thomas G. Burns (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Steven A. Knowlton (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Leigh-Anne Yacovelli (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Leighann Wood (Staff Liaison, October 9, 2017, to January 1, 2030)

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