The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers welcomes manuscripts on any historical subject within West Tennessee, the state of Tennessee, and the Mid-South region. Research articles should be approximately 7,500 words 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 existing historical scholarship and context.

The journal also welcomes and edited documents and primary source submissions. These may include, but are not limited to, transcribed oral histories, letters, speeches, and personal memoirs, as well as literary, archaeological, anthropological, sociological, and philosophical analyses of topics within the journal’s geographical area of interest.

All manuscripts and correspondence should be directed to the editor by September 1, 2017.

If you have questions please contact Troy Hallsell at