Oregon Historical Quarterly

The Journal of Record for Oregon History

The Oregon Historical Quarterly, a peer-reviewed, public history journal, has been published continuously since 1900 by the Oregon Historical Society. OHQ brings well-researched, well-written history about Oregon and the Pacific Northwest to both scholars and general readers. OHQ is one of the largest state historical society journals in the United States and is a recognized and respected source for the history of the Pacific Northwest region. 

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Spring 2018, 119:1

The Spring 2018 issue of the Oregon Historical Quarterly features a broad range of articles and essays, covering topics including the Black Studies controversy at Reed College, the history...

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Call for Proposals: Oregon Historical Quarterly issue on White Supremacy and Resistance

The Oregon Historical Quarterly has committed to producing a special issue that will explore the state’s history of white supremacy, including resistance to white supremacist policies and practices. Proposals are due June 18, 2018. Invited authors will be notified by July 18, 2018, and manuscripts are due January 7, 2019. We encourage proposals from people who can address an article individually or in collaboration...

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Joel Palmer Award

Each year, the Oregon Historical Quarterly presents the Joel Palmer Award to the author of the best article published in the journal during the previous year.

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