Contribute to ARCHIVE

ARCHIVE is NOT currently accepting submissions. Please revisit this page for 2023 submission guidelines this coming fall. 

2022 Submission Guidelines:

Any original works will be accepted for review by the editorial board of ARCHIVE. We encourage submitting scholarly papers, seminar research papers, articles, book reviews, and historical essays of reasonable length (30 pages or less double-spaced) by any undergraduate student. Non-history majors pieces are both accepted and encouraged. Recent UW-Madison Alumni are also welcome to submit their work up to a year after their graduation. To submit your work to ARCHIVE for possible publication, please follow the guidelines outlined below:

Please email your paper and the following information to  (the subject of the email should be “ARCHIVE Submission 2022”):

  • Full Name
  • Major
  • University you attend
  • Year in School
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Title of Paper
  • Class and Professor for which the paper was written
  • Semester Written

Additional instructions:

All submissions must be typed, double-spaced, and body of text in 12-point Times New Roman font. Citations, including endnotes or footnotes, should follow Chicago Manual of Style standards. Plagiarism will result in automatic disqualification.

Each author may submit up to two pieces for consideration. Any author who tries to submit more than two may not have any of their submissions considered.

Finally, please omit any reference to yourself in the text and/or cover page of the paper (i.e. your name, name of the course, professor’s name for which you wrote the paper for).