The Organization of American Historians, founded in 1907 as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, serves individual college and university professors, high school teachers, students, archivists, public historians, and others who value the study of the American past. Membership in the OAH is open to anyone interested in the investigation, study, and teaching of American history.
Membership in the OAH provides valuable benefits for members throughout their professional lives. Take advantage of the Organization's programs as you advance throughout your career.
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OAH Membership Information and Categories
The OAH provides a variety of membership categories to accommodate a range of colleagues in the historical profession and others interested in American history.
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The OAH is able to continue our mission thanks in great part to the generous support of our donors. We rely on your philanthropic support to enhance our offerings to members, and your assistance is essential to our efforts to grow and improve. Learn more at the OAH contribution Web page.