Royal Historical Society
|Royal Historical Society
|legal form||Royal Charter|
|Seat||London , UK|
The Royal Historical Society (RHistS) is a British historical society based in London .
The Royal Historical Society was founded in 1868 in Victorian times.
Over time, more and more collaborations with universities, archives and museums have emerged. Since the 1890s, it has been taking on public tasks such as the organization of national events and the supervision or coordination of history lessons in schools and universities. In addition, there is a close cooperation u. a. with the British Museum and the State Archives .
In 1897 the Royal Historical Society merged with the Camden Society .
In addition to the full members (MRHistS), which include eminent scholars, the Royal Royal Historical Society confers Fellow Membership (FRHistS) as a special honor .
Honourings and prices
The Royal Historical Society awards the following prizes:
- Whitfield Prize
- Gladstone Prize
- Public History Prize
- History Today Prize (RHS)
- History Scotland Prize (RHS)
Other donated prizes:
- David Berry Prize
- Rees Davies Prize
- Alexander Prize
The Royal Historical Society issues the following publications:
- Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
- Studies in History (series of monographs)
- The Camden Series (source editions)
- Bibliography of British and Irish History
The Camden Series was originally published by the Camden Society .