The Philippine Historical Association is a professional association of historians in the Philippines. It was founded on September 18, 1955 by a group of prominent historians in Manila. Among the group were Encarnacion Alzona, Gabriel Fabella, Gregorio Zaide, Nicolas Zafra, Celedonio Resurreccion, Teodoro Agoncillo and Esteban de Ocampo.

The objectives and purposes of the Association are the following:

1. To promote and propagate historical knowledge and studies,

2. To collect and preserve relics, manuscripts, documents and the like pertaining to the Philippines, and

3. To undertake any and other activities that will promote the objectives and purposes of the Association.