In 1982, five Harvard-trained historians in Cambridge, Massachusetts founded The Winthrop Group on what their professional colleagues thought was a rather shaky premise. The founders referred to their work as “applied history.” Their mission: To help organizations “capture experience and put it to work.” Learn more »
A sophisticated understanding of the past is one of the most powerful tools we have for shaping the future. Learn more »
Winthrop’s approach is simple, consistent, and effective.
Listen to your challenges. We gather information through a rigorous assessment of your archival collections and structured interviews about the audience, purpose, and objectives of any historical work.
Evaluate your concerns. We analyze the results of that preliminary study in light of your specific organizational or individual circumstances.
Recommend solutions. We recommend a range of options and solutions best suited to your challenges and concerns.
Tailor to your needs. We tailor your chosen solution to be sure it meets your needs.
Deliver results. We work with you, collaboratively and interactively, to meet or exceed your expectations.
Winthrop's Information & Archival Services Division has placed archivists in corporate and foundation archives for over 30 years. Look here to see if there is an open opportunity or to see if Winthrop's History Services or Information & Archival Services Departments have an opening for an historian or archivist. Learn more »
Studio headshots & original photography for the web site by Kevin Ramsey