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To pay by check or money order, join or renew by regular mail, use our mail-in membership form.

Give a Membership

AHPCS is offering current AHPCS members the opportunity to give a one-year or two year gift memberships to new members, family members, friends, university libraries, or public libraries. The introductory, one-time rate is $25 for each new membership. Download a gift membership form.


All collectors ... novice and expert, amateur and professional ... are welcome!

Members come from many walks of life and include doctors, educators, social workers, artists, lawyers, and scientists who have been drawn together through a shared passion for America's historical past. Art historians, museum and historical society administrators, curators and archivists, occasional and full-time dealers, and special collections librarians are also an important part of the AHPCS fellowship. In addition, many of the nation's outstanding institutions of history, art, and scholarship maintain regular membership. A complete list of links to the sites of AHPCS institutional members provides a gateway to access the collections of these great institutions.

Membership is open to all interested individuals and institutions. The current annual dues includes:

Join the AHPCS with a two year membership and receive a free copy of  Picturing Victorian America, edited by the AHPCS's own Nancy Finlay.

Click here for more information on Picturing Victorian America Book!