Rhode Island Historical Society
Phone: 401-331-8575 Fax: 401-351-0127


Rhode Island History

Rhode Island History, a peer-reviewed journal that brings its audience the latest scholarship on Rhode Island’s rich and varied history, is published semi-annually by the Rhode Island Historical Society. Each issue is handsomely illustrated with photographs and artwork, and is accessible to anyone interested in Rhode Island's history.


Rhode Island History can be received by purchasing a membership in the Rhode Island Historical Society or by paying an annual subscription fee of $25. Single issues may be purchased for $12.50 (price includes postage & handling). Libraries and schools can subscribe for one year at $25.00 for two issues. To inquire about subscriptions or single issues, contact Silvia Rees at (401) 331-8575 x 29 or email srees@rihs.org.


Click here to see a searchable list of Rhode Island History articles published since 1942 in HTML or here to view the list as a pdf file.


Click here to search downloadable pdfs of full issues from 1942 to 2007.


Click here to locate digital editions of a limited number of early Rhode Island imprints, early histories of Rhode Island, as well as various publications of the Rhode Island Historical Society, including Rhode Island Historical Society Collections, at the HathiTrust website, a digital archive of library materials converted from print.