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The Oregon Historical Quarterly, a peer-reviewed, public history journal, has been published continuously since 1900 by the Oregon Historical Society, an independent, nonprofit organization. OHQ brings well-researched, well-written history about Oregon and the Pacific Northwest to both scholars and a general audience. With a circulation of around 3,500, 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.

Each issue contains illustrated research articles and book reviews. Other regular features include primary documents, photo essays, interpretive essays, reminiscences, and reviews of research collections. OHQ occasionally publishes special issues on a single theme, such as the Winter 2007 issue on Celilo Falls, the Fall 2012 issue on Women and Citizenship, and the Fall 2014 issue on Death and the Settling and Unsettling of Oregon. OHQ is available digitally to members and through some libraries via JSTOR.


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About OHQ
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Back Issues
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Indexes and Table of Contents
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Joel Palmer Award
The Joel Palmer Award is presented to the author of the best article published in OHQ each year.
Regulating Birth Symposium
Request for Proposals
The Oregon Historical Quarterly, in collaboration with Dr. Christin Hancock of the University of Portland, is organizing a symposium in Fall 2015 that promotes scholarship on the broad subject of regulating birth, including from legal, social, political, religious, and cultural perspectives. . A special issue of the Quarterly will be drawn from the scholarship presented. The OHQ is requesting proposals for papers to be presented at the symposium, due by midnight on Sunday, November 30, 2014.

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