Bringing together government professionals, academics, consultants, students, and citizens interested in understanding federal history work and the historical development of the federal government.



SHFG is a unique organization that provides a dynamic forum where those with an interest in federal history and those working in federal history programs can meet to share their interests and learn from one another. The Society takes special pride in the extensive networking opportunities it provides, and also in its reputation for injecting a bit of fun into its activities. Below are some of the events SHFG members can enjoy.

Showcases new scholarship on federal history and the activities of federal history programs in a wide variety of venues.

A dinner held each autumn, brings a distinguished individual in the field of federal history to make a presentation to the members.

Held each December at a notable location, such as the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C.

SHFG occasionally hosts seminars and cosponsors conferences with other historical organizations.

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