Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society

Editor: Robert D. Sampson

DETAILS

Current Volume: 115 (2021)
Issued quarterly (Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter)
ISSN: 1522-1067
eISSN: 2328-3335

About

The Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, established in 1908, is the scholarly publication of the Illinois State Historical Society, a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting, and publishing the latest research about the Prairie State. The peer-reviewed Journal welcomes articles, essays, and documents about history, literature, art technology, law, and other subjects related to Illinois and the Midwest.


Indexes

America: History and Life, Current Abstracts, Dietrich's Index Philosophicus, Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur, Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes - und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur, MLA International Bibliography, OCLC ArticleFirst, Periodicals Index Online, Professional ProQuest Central, ProQuest 5000, ProQuest 5000 International, ProQuest Central, Proquest Research Library, PubMed, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale), TOC Premier

SUBSCRIPTION RATES

Publications included in ISHS membership are the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society and the Society's popular magazine, Illinois Heritage.


Institutions:1 Year
Print Only$75.00
Online Only $85.00
Print + Electronic$100.00


Students - Electronic Only$30.00
individuals - Print + Electronic$60.00
Family - Print + Electronic$70.00
Sustaining - Print + Electronic
$100.00
Friend - Print + Electronic
$250.00
Patron - Print + Electronic
$500.00
Lincoln Silver - Print + Electronic
$1,000.00

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Single issues: $18.00 (plus shipping)

Non-U.S. Postage: Canada/Mexico, $20.00; Other Non-U.S. Locations, $20.00


ONLINE + PRINT ADVERTISING

The print ad rates for all our titles can be found in the 2021 journals catalog/rate card.

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Editors

Editor

Robert D. Sampson, Retired, Millikin University, Decatur


Contributing Editor

William Furry, Illinois State Historical Society, Springfield


Book Review Editor

Timothy D. Draper, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove

Editorial Advisory Board

Xóchitl Bada, University of Illinois at Chicago

Terry Barnhart, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston

Robert I. Girardi, Civil War Round Table, Company of Military Historians, Chicago

Greg Hall, Western Illinois University, Macomb

Kristin Hoganson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Matthew Holden, Jr., University of Illinois at Springfield

Robert D. Johnston, University of Illinois at Chicago

Theodore J. Karamanski, Loyola University Chicago

Ann Durkin Keating, North Central College, Naperville
 
Arthur Martin, Jenner & Block, LLP, Chicago

Robert McColley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Kathryn J. Oberdeck, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dominic Pacyga, Columbia College, Chicago  

Robert Paulett, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Shirley J. Portwood, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Barbara Posadas, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb 

Touré F. Reed, Illinois State University, Normal

Debra Reid, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston

Stacey Robertson, Bradley University, Peoria

David W. Scott, Chair, Publications Committee, Illinois State Historical Society, Springfield

Amy Tyson, Depaul University, Chicago

Staff

William Furry, Executive Director

Mary Lou Johnsrud, Office Manager

Amanda Titsworth, Clerical Support

Tara Winter, Development Officer

Submissions

We welcome essays, articles, and documents about Illinois, or its Midwest region. Studies about literature, art, technology, law, or other subjects are also welcome.

Authors should follow The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. (University of Chicago Press) or imitate notes in this journal; use endnotes. Authors who desire illustrations should provide them; authors are solely responsible for obtaining any rights or permissions to reproduce. Articles average 12,000 words (including notes) but we have accepted articles from 4,000 to 15,000 words.

The journal prefers to work with electronic files of manuscripts. Please submit your manuscript via email to Dr. Robert D. Sampson, Editor, at journaleditor@historyillinos.org.

Send books for review to Dr. Timothy Draper; Book Review Editor, JISHS; Waubonsee Community College; Sugar Grove, Illinois, 60563; tdraper@waubonsee.edu.

Articles appearing in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society are abstracted and indexed in both Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life. The Journal is a member of the Conference of Historical Journals.

Neither the editors nor the Illinois State Historical Society assume any responsibility for statements, whether of fact or opinion, made by contributors.