New York Archives
New York Archives is published quarterly by the Archives Partnership
Trust as a benefit of membership in the Partnership Trust. New
York Archives shares with members and others some of the results
of research conducted at the State Archives and other repositories
in New York, and builds support and understanding of the many programs
of the State Archives and its partnerships with diverse communities
across New York State.
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Editorial Guidelines for Submitting an
New York Archives is not an academic journal. It is designed
to appeal to the general, educated public with an interest in
the history of New York State. Through creative use of graphics,
captions and pull-quotes, the content is designed to be immediately
accessible to the reader. Footnotes are discouraged, article length
does not exceed 2000 words, and the features are designed as 2-
to 4-page spreads that do not jump to pages at the back.
Writers can best understand the nature of the magazine by reading
an issue or two. To obtain a sample issue, call us at (518) 473-7091.
New York Archives editors prefer queries over unsolicited
manuscripts. Queries may be submitted via: email: firstname.lastname@example.org;
mail: Editor, New York Archives, Suite 9C49 Cultural Education
Center, Albany, New York 12230; phone: 518-473-7091; or by fax:
518-473-7058. If mailed, please include a stamped, self-addressed
envelope. If the editors' response to a query is positive, details
of the writer's contract and payment will be discussed.
In order to be considered for publication, a manuscript should
be based in part on materials in the historical records repositories
in New York State. Such repositories include, but are not limited
to, archives (including the New York State Archives), historical
societies, libraries, museums, and local governments. Editors
are also interested in receiving queries for interviews with readily
identifiable individuals who have used historical records to discover
new or little-known information.
Article lengths are 850 to 2000 words. In addition, writers should
include a sidebar of approximately 100-200 words that discusses
the kinds of historical records that were used to make possible
the information in the article. Accuracy is vital. Writers are
expected to double-check all facts in their stories. If the article
is accepted for publication, writers will be asked to submit a
brief biography and photograph for the Contributors section. Payment
for articles is made upon acceptance. There is no kill fee. Current
Larry J. Hackman Residents are not eligible for payment. Manuscripts
should be submitted in electronic form, either by email or on
disk, in text-only or Microsoft Word 2007 or earlier.
Editors cannot provide critiques of submitted material. Rejection
of an idea or manuscript does not necessarily mean that it lacks
Jeanne C. Finley
Editorial Advisory Board
Nedda C. Allbray
William G. Andrews
James Oliver Horton
William F. Howard
Kenneth T. Jackson
Celedonia (Cal) Jones
Felix V. Matos Rodriguez
John J. McEneny
Robert W. Arnold III
Samuel C. Bogen
William F. Howard
Jeremy W. Naidus