Subscription Information

HST 801 is a moderated electronic discussion group set up by Professor Mark Kornbluh to faciliate and enhance discussion as part of HST 801: Historiography of the United States from 1865, Spring Semester 2000 at Michigan State University.

This discussion list distributes additional course information and is a valuable forum to discuss issues related to the course. Seminar members of HST 801 are encouraged to participate in this online discussion, which forms an integral part of this course.

The HST 801 network also includes a password protected website, which is open only to students enrolled in this course:

The Website includes a variety of information relevant to and including many of the HST 801 course materials including course readings, links to additional reading, graphical materials, and the course syllabus. The website makes all of these materials readily available to seminar members.

To subscribe to HST 801, send an e-mail message to

with no subject and only this text:

      sub HST801 firstname lastname

Your request should look something like this:

      sub HST801 John Smith

You will receive a confirmation that your request has been received.

To unsubscribe, send this message to

      unsub  HST801

Please unsubscribe from HST 801 and all other mailing lists if you are terminating a particular computer account or dropping this class.

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Contribution Information

If you have any questions or experience any difficulties in attempting to subscribe or unsubscribe, please send a message to the network editor:

Mark Kornbluh, Michigan State University

Thank you for your interest in HST 801.