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National Organizations and Institutions

  • Architect of the United States Capitol, Curator’s Office, Washington, D.C.
  • Fort Gordon, Augusta, Georgia.
  • Monticello, Virginia.
  • National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • National History Day, College Park, Maryland.
  • National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia.
  • National Park Service, Fort Sumter National Monument, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • National Park Service, National Center for Preservation Technology, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
  • National Park Service, Northeast Museum Services Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • National Park Service, Sagamore Hill, New York.
  • National Park Service, Southeast Regional Office, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • National Park Service, Washington, D.C.
  • National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation, Drayton Hall, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation, James Madison’s Montpelier, Orange, Virginia.
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation, Eastern Field Services, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation, Southwest Regional Office, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Save America’s Treasures Program, Washington, D.C.
  • United States Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C.
  • United States Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, D.C.
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
  • United States Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, D.C.
  • Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.


State Organizations and Institutions

  • Alabama State Archives, Montgomery.
  • Alabama State Historic Preservation Office, Montgomery.
  • Arkansas Delta Rural Heritage Development Initiative, West Memphis, Arkansas.
  • Arizona Department of Transportation, Phoenix.
  • Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, Indianapolis.
  • Florida Historic Capitol Museum, Tallahassee.
  • Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka.
  • Library of Virginia, Richmond.
  • Maryland State Highway Commission, Baltimore.
  • Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston.
  • MinnesotaPedia: The Minnesota Encyclopedia, Minneapolis.
  • Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Jefferson City.
  • Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City.
  • Nebraska Library Commission, Lincoln.
  • New York State Historic Preservation Office, Albany.
  • North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Historic Sites, Raleigh.
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation, Raleigh.
  • Ohio Historical Society, Columbus.
  • South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia.
  • South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, Columbia.
  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
  • South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Columbia.
  • South Carolina Heritage Corridor, Columbia.
  • South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston.
  • South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, Columbia.
  • South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, Columbia.
  • South Carolina State Library, Columbia.
  • South Carolina State Museum, Columbia.
  • South Carolina State Parks Service, Columbia.
  • South Dakota State Historic Preservation Office, Pierre.
  • Texas State Archives, Austin.
  • Texas State Historical Association, Denton.   
  • Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond.

Local Organizations and Institutions

  • Albany Institute of History & Art, New York.
  • Alliance for Historic Hillsborough, North Carolina.
  • Amherst County Museum, Virginia.
  • Archives of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Atlanta History Center, Georgia.
  • Augusta Museum of History, Georgia.
  • Avery Research Center for African American History & Culture, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Baranoff Museum, Kodiak, Alaska.
  • Berry Museum, Rome, Georgia.
  • Birmingham Public Library, Alabama.
  • Bostonian Society, Massachusetts.
  • Camden Archives and Museum, South Carolina.
  • Capital Area Preservation, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Carolina Raptor Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, Middletown, Virginia.
  • Chesterfield County Library System, South Carolina.
  • Chicago Academy of Sciences, Illinois.
  • City of Columbia Historic Preservation Office, South Carolina.
  • City of Montgomery Planning and Development Department, Alabama.
  • Clinton County Historical Society, Wilmington, Ohio.
  • Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
  • Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina.
  • Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia.
  • Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, Billups-Garth Archives, Mississippi.
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Texas.
  • Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
  • Diocese of Charleston Archives, South Carolina.
  • Downtown Statesboro Development Authority, Georgia.
  • East Albemarle Regional Library, North Carolina.
  • Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society, South Carolina.
  • First Citizens Bank, South Carolina.
  • Fort Fisher State Historic Site, Kure Beach, North Carolina.
  • Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton, Virginia.
  • Gaston County Museum of Art and History, North Carolina.
  • German Village Society, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Greenville Museum of Art, South Carolina.
  • Handley Regional Library, Winchester, Virginia.
  • The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Historic Annapolis Foundation, Maryland.
  • Historic Beaufort Foundation, South Carolina.
  • Historic Columbia Foundation, South Carolina.
  • Historic Latta Plantation, North Carolina.
  • Historical Center of York County, South Carolina.
  • Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission, Indiana.
  • John Marshall House, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Kaminski House Museum, Georgetown, South Carolina.
  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Lexington County Museum, Lexington, South Carolina.
  • Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum, Sterling, Virginia.
  • Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • McFaddin-Ward House, Beaumont, Texas.
  • Main Street Program, Lancaster, Texas.
  • Main Street Program, Laurens, South Carolina.
  • Main Street Program, Stone Mountain, Georgia.
  • Mansfield Economic Development Corporation, Texas.
  • Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, Virginia.
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota.
  • Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
  • Museum of the Gulf Coast, Port Arthur, Texas.
  • Museum of South Texas History, Edinburg.
  • Museum on the Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Nantucket Historical Association, Massachusetts.
  • North Central Library Service Area, Iowa.
  • Old Salem, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
  • Pendleton District Historical, Recreational and Tourism Commission, South Carolina.
  • Perquimans County Restoration Association, Virginia.
  • Preservation Society of Charleston, South Carolina.
  • President James K. Polk State Historic Site, Pineville, North Carolina.
  • Public Archaeology Laboratory, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
  • Richland County Public Library, Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Saint John’s Church, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Scarborough-Hamer Foundation, Eastover, South Carolina.
  • Seattle Art Museum, Washington.
  • Sherwood Forest Plantation, Charles City, Virginia.
  • St. Margaret’s School, Tappahannock, Virginia.
  • Stafford County Department of Planning and Community Development, Virginia.
  • Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, New York.
  • Sumter County Museum, South Carolina.
  • Surratt House Museum, Clinton, Maryland.
  • Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • Town of Leesburg, Virginia.
  • Tryon Palace, New Bern, North Carolina.
  • Valentine Richmond History Center, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Washington, D.C. Public Library, Washingtoniana Division.
  • The Whalehead Club, Corolla Island, North Carolina.
  • William Trent House, Trenton, New Jersey.


Consulting Firms and Corporations

  • Brockington & Associates, Inc., Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
  • CRA International, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Cultural Resources, Inc., Richmond, Virginia.
  • HarpWeek, Richmond, Virginia.
  • The History Factory, Chantilly, Virginia.
  • New South Associates, Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Radio Shack Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • S&ME Inc., Columbia, South Carolina.
  • TRC Companies, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Weintraut & Associates, Inc., Zionsville, Indiana.
  • Wilbur Smith Associates, Lexington, Kentucky.


Colleges and Universities

  • Bridgewater College, Alexander Mack Memorial Library, Virginia.
  • Clemson University Department of Historic Properties, South Carolina.
  • Clemson University Libraries, South Carolina.
  • College of Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Emory University, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Public History Program.
  • Iowa State University, Ames.
  • James Madison University Special Collections, Harrisonburg, Virginia.
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Michigan State University Archives, East Lansing.
  • Mississippi State University, Congressional and Political Research Center, Starkville.
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln.
  • New York University School of Medicine, Ehrman Medical Library Archives.
  • Princeton University, Papers of Thomas Jefferson, New Jersey.
  • South Carolina State University Archives, Orangeburg.
  • Stanford University, Hoover Institution Archives, California.
  • University of Georgia, Richard B. Russell Library, Athens.
  • University of Idaho, Department of History, Moscow.
  • University of North Carolina Wilson Library, Chapel Hill.
  • University of South Carolina, McKissick Museum.
  • University of South Carolina, South Carolina Political Collections.
  • University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library.
  • University of South Carolina, Thomas Cooper Library.
  • University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.
  • West Virginia University, Department of History, Morgantown.
  • Wilmington College Peace Resource Center, Ohio.
  • Wilmington College Quaker Heritage Center, Ohio.
  • Wofford College Archives, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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