The Journal of East Tennessee History
Established in 1929 as the East Tennessee Historical Society Publications, the name was changed in 1990 to the present Journal of East Tennessee History. The Journal seeks to promote an interest in and appreciation of the history of East Tennessee, the state of Tennessee, the Appalachian South, and the South in general. The publication features essays, edited documents, news and updates, and scholarly book reviews. Articles appearing in The Journal of East Tennessee History are indexed in America History and Life.
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Editorial Staff and Board
Editor, Aaron D. Purcell
Book Review Editor, William E. Hardy
Illustrations Editor, Nick Wyman
Editorial Advisory Board, 2009-2012
Mark Banker, Webb School, Knoxville
Paul H. Bergeron, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Anne Bridges, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Kent Dollar, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville
Durwood Dunn, Tennessee Wesleyan College, Athens
Elizabeth Gillespie McRae, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee
Jerome G. Taylor, Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland
All queries and correspondence related to articles and features in The Journal of East Tennessee History should be directed to:
Aaron D. Purcell, Editor
Mail: Special Collections, Virginia Tech, P.O. Box 90001, Blacksburg, Virginia, 24062.
How to submit an article
The Journal of East Tennessee History welcomes manuscripts and edited documents in the above mentioned areas. Research articles should be between twenty and thirty pages of double-spaced text, have solid grounding in primary and secondary sources, include full citations according to the Chicago Manual of Style, and address the subject’s place within the exiting historical scholarship and context. The editor will subject relevant and well-written articles to a double blind peer-review process before making a decision about publication. Article should be submitted to the Editor at the above addrsses.