About RHC

RHC's owner and principal researcher, Tim Reidy, has a broad expertise in historical research and educational consulting having previously worked for the Mount St. Mary's University Archives, the University of Kansas' Spencer Research Library and the KU History Project. He has served as a volunteer researcher for the Historic Kansas City Foundation, the City of Pascagoula's Historic Preservation Commission, Pascagoula's Strategic Plan Committee, as a committee member for Pascagoula Main Street Association and as a board member for the Mississippi Maritime & Warship Museum. He has also previously worked with the University of South Alabama's Center for Archeological Studies La-Pointe Krebs House Project.

Reidy has also taught high school and middle school social studies in Oklahoma, Alabama, Mississippi and Missouri. He has served as a Social Studies Department Chair and as a volunteer Assistant Education Editor for History News Network and is a certified AP Government and Politics and AP World History instructor. In 2011, he was awarded a Mississippi Historical Record's Advisory Board Educators Award for designing a service-learning curriculum promoting the economic benefits of historic preservation in Post-Hurricane Katrina recovery. In the fall of 2014, he wrote Crossroads of America: A Thematic History of Kansas City electronic textbook for use in his History of Kansas City courses.

Reidy holds an MEd. in Secondary Social Studies from the University of  Notre Dame and a BA in History and American Studies from the University of Kansas. He is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Council on Public History and the American Cultural Association. He is listed as an independent researcher with the National Archives and meets the Secretary of Interior's Standards and the qualifications of 36 CFR 61 as an historian.