"The New Jersey Historical Society is a state-wide, private, non profit historical museum, library, and archives dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the rich and intricate political, social, cultural and economic history of New Jersey to the broadest possible audiences."
"The mission of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History is to collect, preserve, and utilize the state's historic resources so that present and future residents may better understand their history. To this purpose the office safeguards the documentary and material evidence of past generations for the education of all citizens and the protection of their democratic rights."
"The Oklahoma Historical Society has been collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Oklahoma and its people since before statehood. Now, OHS has grown from a handful of people with this same desire to collect, preserve, and share the history of the area now known as Oklahoma to several departments, museums, and historic sites around the state."
"Established in 1855, the South Carolina Historical Society is dedicated to expanding, preserving, and making accessible our invaluable collection, and to encouraging interest and pride in the rich history of our state."
"Welcome to the South Dakota State Historical Society. Created by the Legislature in 1901, the Society has been the keeper of stateís history ever since. Today we operate five program areasóarchaeology, archives, historic preservation, museum, and research and publishing."
The State Historical Society of Iowa has a dual mission of preservation and education: As a trustee of Iowa's historical legacy, SHSI identifies, records, collects, preserves, manages, and provides access to Iowa's historical resources. As an advocate of understanding Iowaís past, SHSI educates Iowans of all ages, conducts and stimulates research, disseminates information, and encourages and supports historical preservation and education efforts of others throughout the state."