Western Historical Quarterly Utah State University
0740 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT  84322-0740

phone 435.797.1301
fax 435.797.3899


 David Rich Lewis

Diane Bush
Managing Editor

Lauren Shanley
Office Manager

Jessica Nelson
Milner / Butler Fellow

Jacob G. Bury
Peterson Fellow

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ISSN: 0043-3810
E-ISSN: 1939-8603



WHA Mission Statement

The Western History Association strives to be a congenial home for the study and teaching of all aspects of North American Wests, frontiers, homelands, and borderlands. Our mission is to cultivate the broadest appreciation of this diverse history.


WHQ Moving in 2016

The Western History Association has announced that beginning 1 January 2016, the Western Historical Quarterly editorial offices will move to the University of Oklahoma's Department of History, and Anne F. Hyde will become the journal's new editor. Oxford University Press will manage the journal's production and distribution. David Rich Lewis will continue at Utah State University as executive editor during the 2016 transition period. 

A statement by WHA President Betsy Jameson can be found here on the WHA website. For more information about journal operations during the transition contact David Rich Lewis at WHQ@usu.edu.

In Memoriam

Anne M. Butler

4 Dec 1938 -- 10 Nov 2014

The staff of the Western Historical Quarterly is saddened to learn of the death of our friend and colleague, former editor of the WHQ and USU Distinguished Trustee Professor Emerita, Anne M. Butler. We published a memorial celebrating her life and legacy in the Summer 2015 issue of the WHQ. Anne's own obituary can be found


Do you know what goes on behind the scenes in an academic journal? Do you realize the intellectual and physical labor invested to bring your work to print and distribute it? Do you think Open Access is the answer? Read these two thoughtful essays by the Omohundro Institute's Director Dr. Karin Wulf.

What Does it Take? From Submission to Publication at the WMQ.

Open Access and Historical Scholarship



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