Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, HSP's quarterly scholarly magazine published since 1877, is one of the country's most prestigious state historical journals. PMHB is a benefit of membership and is also available to individual and institutional subscribers.

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Online access to the full run of PMHB, from 1877 to the present, is available on JSTOR to subscribers and to upper-level HSP members. See our membership page and subscription page for more information.

Latest Issue

Volume: 139, Number: 1

In this special collaborative issue, published in conjunction with Pennsylvania History, undergraduate instructors discuss their diverse approaches to teaching the history of the Pennsylvania and its people. This issue is dedicated to the memory of Bill Pencak.


The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography is issuing a call for articles to be included in a special issue on education in Pennsylvania’s history, scheduled for an October 2017 publication.