Editorial Policy

The Jackson County Historical Society welcomes submission of articles relating to the history of Jackson County, Mo. and the Kansas City area.

Materials should be written for an interested general audience. 

Manuscript should be between 1,500 to 2,500 word and include sufficient notes and sources.

Authors should submit manuscripts electronically.

JCHS does not accept responsibility for statements of facts or opinions made by authors.   


Original articles are preferred though articles previously published may be considered if reprint rights are secured. 

An editorial board will review and select articles for publication based on subject, quality and sharing a broad view of the region's history.

To see what kinds of article JCHS publishes, look at prior published issues which are available online. 

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