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Virginia Magazine of History & Biography

VMHB Established in 1893, the Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, the quarterly journal of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, publishes articles and book reviews on Virginia and southern history.

Copies of current and past issues of the VMHB are available from the museum shop for $2.00 each, plus $8.95 shipping and handling. Please note: Issues are not available for purchase online, though e-mail inquiries are welcome.

All issues of the VMHB are available online for subscribers of JSTOR's Arts & Sciences V series.

For a fee, the society offers its members online access to the magazine through JSTOR. The cost of this additional service is an annual fee of $40 (not tax deductible).  Please allow up to 10 days for your new JSTOR account to be activated.  Purchase a subscription today or contact Matt Weber at 804.342.9658 or mweber@VirginiaHistory.org for more information.

Want to receive the VMHB in your INBOX instead of your mailbox?

A digital version of the Virginia Magazine of History & Biography is now available to members of the Virginia Historical Society.

Each issue is:

  • Delivered by e-mail
  • Searchable
  • Viewable on phones, tablets, and desktops
  • Environmentally friendly
  • A way to help reduce operating costs so more of our expenditures go directly to core-mission programming and services

If you are a member and would like to receive the digital VMHB instead of the printed magazine, please contact Matt Weber at mweber@VirginiaHistory.org.

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