Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, HSP's 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: 140, Number: 2

In the spring 2016 issue of PMHB, read about grand juries in the Whiskey Rebellion trials, the effects of the Fugitive Slave Act on Maryland resident Ned Harper, James Buchanan’s "right-hand man," and the failed relationship between architect Louis Kahn and Philadelphia's Mikveh Israel.


The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography is issuing calls for articles to be included in special issues on education in Pennsylvania’s history (October 2017) and food and foodways in Pennsylvania (October 2018).