Society of Architectural Historians

Established: 1940. Membership: 3,500. Annual dues: $115 active; $45 student; $155 joint; $175 supporting; $250 institutional; $350 patron; $500 donor; $2,500 life; $7,500 benefactor.

Statement of Purpose: The mission is to advance knowledge and understanding of the history of architecture, design, landscape, and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves scholars, professionals in allied fields (including architecture, historic preservation and planning), and the interested general public by sponsoring the pursuit and presentation of scholarly research; sponsoring forums for the presentation of scholarly research and exchange of ideas; providing publications that disseminate scholarly work, professional information, and general information related to the field and of interest to the public; acknowledging outstanding scholarly accomplishments in the field; fostering scholarship, research, and education about the history of the built environment; organizing study tours of significant buildings and sites both in the United States and abroad; and supporting the preservation of historic places and cultural heritage.

Annual Meeting: April

Publications: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, quarterly; Newsletter, bimonthly; Buildings of the United States