"The mission of the Historical Society of Michigan is to foster in citizens a deeper understanding of and appreciation for all Michigan history through programs and publications; ``stimulate and encourage citizens in the collection, preservation, interpretation and publication of Michigan history through conferences, publications, awards, educational programs, consulting services and related historical activities."
"The Historical Society of New Mexico is an active group of New Mexico history enthusiasts. In addition to sponsoring an annual history conference and speakers bureau, the society is dedicated to: increasing the knowledge of New Mexico history, disseminating information on New Mexico history, and encouraging preservation of historic objects and property."
"Founded in 1824 in Philadelphia, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania is one of the oldest historical societies in the United States and holds many national treasures. The society's building, designed by Addison Hutton and listed on the City of Philadelphia's Register of Historical Places, houses some 600,000 printed items and over 19 million manuscript and graphic items."
"The Society's mission remains one of which its founders would approve: To educate through the identification, preservation, and interpretation of Idaho's cultural heritage. Programs of the agency directly reach more than a quarter of a million people throughout the Gem State."
"The IHS maintains the nation's premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest. IHS also provides support and assistance to local museums and historical groups; publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; and provides youth, adult and family programs."
The Jackson County Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation and understanding of its county’s heritage and will promote the study, appreciation, and interpretation of local and regional history.
"The Kansas Historical Society was established in 1875 by the Kansas Editors' and Publishers' Association to save present and past records. In 1879 the state enacted legislation that recognized the Society as "the trustee of the state" for the purpose of maintaining the state's history."
"The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) was formed in 1836 by a group of prominent Kentuckians intent on preserving the history of the commonwealth. It was chartered as the state society in 1838 and began to collect books and printed materials. The Society became an agency of Kentucky state government in the early 1950s."