The philosopher reminds us:
"Those who forget their past are doomed to repeat it."
The Association for the History of Chiropractic (AHC) is a
non-profit membership organization committed to preserving and disseminating information on on the history of the chiropractic profession. The society was founded at Spears Hospital in Denver, 1980,
and held its first annual Conference on Chiropractic History at the Smithsonian Institute in 1981. Each year since the AHC has co-sponsored its annual Conference in conjunction with one of the
Twice per year the AHC publishes the scholarly
journal, Chiropractic History, which is indexed by the National Library of Medicine in
Histline. Membership in the AHC includes a subscription to Chiropractic History; three times per year, members also receive the AHC's newsletter. All prices are in US dollars.
$100 (open to all)
Members receive two issues of Chiropractic History (Summer and Winter) and newsletters. They are members in the association with voting privileges. Couples may join for
$150 and receive one issue of the journal per edition, but both members gain voting privileges at AHC meetings.
$50 (limited to full time students in accredited colleges and universities)
Student members receive two issues of Chiropractic History (Summer and Winter), and newsletters. They are also full voting members in the association.
Senior - $75 (open to
all persons age 65 or older)
Senior members receive two issues of Chiropractic History (Summer and Winter) and newsletters. They are members in the association with voting privileges.
Membership - $200
Institutional membership is available to any accredited institution of higher education.
Institutional members receive two copies of each issue of the journal and the newsletter.
Organizational membership is available to any chartered organization sharing similar
interests to the Association. Inquire as to cost.
Corporate membership is limited to businesses and firms sharing an interest in the
purposes of the Association. Inquire as to cost.
Honorary memberships are awarded at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
Honorary members include, but are not limited to, the Lee-Homewood recipients.
Honorary members do not pay dues and do hold voting privileges.
We welcome members from outside the
United States, however international postage costs are considerably higher than domestic, and the AHC is a small, non-profit organization. Therefore, will Individual Members please add
$10 to the above for shipping costs. Institutions, please add $20.
Please note: all values are in US dollars.
Apply and pay online through PayPal or download a printable Membership Application
form as an Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file and send it with a check or credit card information to the
Association for the History of Chiropractic
4430 8th St.
Rock Island, IL 61201
A hard copy of the 2012-2013 Membership
Directory will be sent to all institutional members and to all members of the Board. Any other member can request one from the Executive Director. We can also send a .pdf version of the directory to