New Member Form

Use this form for initiating a new membership with payment by credit card. To mail a payment by check, download this member form and mail it to the address listed. Contact if you have any questions.

All fields marked * are required.

All categories (except Life) receive a $12 discount per year when joining or renewing if they choose not to receive print copies of the AHR. Members can also choose to decline print copies of Perspectives and the annual meeting Program. Please note that overseas members, including Canada and Mexico, need to add $20 per year for postage, unless they select BOTH electronic-only options.

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If you receive the message “You already have a record with this email address,” please use the password reset form or contact to receive your password in an e-mail. Once you have your password, login at MY AHA and click “JOIN NOW.”

Membership Types 1 Year 3 Year
Contributing $325$975
Over $170,000 $258 $774
$130,000-170,000 $231 $693
$100,000-130,000 $209 $627
$70,000-100,000 $178 $534
$45,000-70,000 $131 $393
$25,000-45,000 $86 $258
Under $25,000 $47 $141
Student $42 $126
Early Career $50 $150
   Three years after graduation
Emeritus/Retired $59 $177
K-12 Teacher $59 $177
Associate $95 $285
   Persons in fields other than history
Life Member $3,500
First Name*
Middle Name
Last Name*
Required for form processing. E-mail addresses are not sold or exchanged with any other organization.
Institutional Affiliation
When using the Search function to enter a new Institution, the Work address will fill in the Primary Address fields. To keep a Home address as Primary, first Swap addresses, then select an institution through the Search function, and finally Swap the addresses again.
Institution Search (Use tilde (~) as a wildcard)
Primary Mailing Address
for AHA mailings and for the Member Directory, if you choose to be listed.
Address Type*
Street Address 1*
Street Address 2
(U.S. or Canadian)
Zip/Postal Code
Secondary Address
for informational use only. Use the "Swap" feature above if you'd like this address to be moved to Primary
Address Type
Street Address 1
Street Address 2
(U.S. or Canadian)
Zip/Postal Code