The National Trust Library
The National Trust Library (NTL) was donated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 1986. The collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection of preservation materials in the United States and contains tens of thousands of volumes covering a wide range of preservation topics. In addition to the books within the collection, this library contains vertical files, postcards, reports, dissertations, periodicals, and manuscript collections.
For more info, visit The National Trust Library website.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation
The HISP program is a Forum member of the trust and regularly participates in the annual conference. We have had a booth at the conference for 5+ years now, and provide student with travel funds to attend this national gathering of preservationists. HISP students have also interned in various NT departments and sites.
For more info, visit The National Trust for Historic Preservation website.
The HISP program is a member of Preservation Maryland’s Colleagues Program and has been very involved with their ongoing work. HISP Director Don Linebaugh has served on the Board of Directors and has chaired the annual Endangered Sites Program. HISP students regularly intern with Preservation Maryland and a recent HISP grad is a staff member for the organization.
For more info, visit the Preservation Maryland website.
National Council for Preservation Education
The Maryland HISP graduate program is a full member of the National Council for Preservation Education, the principal organization for academic preservation. The Council provides internship and job databases for students and alumni, and advocates for preservation education across the country.
For more info, visit the National Council for Preservation Education website.
The HISP program is an institutional member and supporter of US/ICOMOS. The organization fosters heritage conservation and historic preservation at the national and international levels through education and training, international exchanges of people and information, technical assistance, documentation, advocacy and other activities consistent with the goals of ICOMOS and through collaboration with other organizations. Member of the HISP faculty serve on various scientific committees of ICOMOS and students participate in the annual conference and through international internship opportunities.
For more info, visit the US/ICOMOS website.