Submission Information

The editor invites the submission of articles dealing with the history of Pennsylvania and the Middle Atlantic region, regardless of their specialty. Prospective authors are urged to review past issues of Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, where they will note articles in social, intellectual, economic, environmental, political, and cultural history, from the distant and recent past. Articles may investigate new areas of research or they may reflect on past scholarship. Material that is primarily of an antiquarian or genealogical nature will not be considered.

Pennsylvania History publishes documents previously unpublished and of interest to scholars of the Middle Atlantic region. The Journal also reviews books, exhibits, and other media dealing primarily with Pennsylvania history or that shed significant light on the stat’s past.

Please conform to the Chicago Manual of Style in preparing your manuscript and submit an electronic copy in Microsoft Word format to the editor via email at News of meetings, projects, exhibits, manuscript collections, and related matters for the Announcements Page should be sent to the editor at the e-mail address above. To reach the editor by mail, send communication to: Department of History, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904.

Send books for review and names of individuals who wish to review for the Journal to Dan Barr, Department of History, Robert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108, or by e-mail:

Send suggestions for exhibit reviews and names of individuals who wish to review museum exhibits for the journal to Jeffrey A. Davis, Department of History, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 128 Old Science Hall, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, or by e-mail: Also contact Jeff for matters relating to the journal’s annual “special issue” that appears in summer.