How to Submit a Manuscript

Authors wishing to submit a proposal should send a brief prospectus, addressing the following elements of the manuscript:

  • Thesis, methodology, conclusions or findings, and intended audience;
  • Original contribution to the field;
  • Expected length, table of contents, and number of illustrations, if available; 
  • Schedule for completion of the manuscript;
  • An Introduction or sample chapter(s);
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae with author’s contact details.

All submissions are reviewed by the Director of Publications and the Publications Committee, a volunteer group of distinguished historians and publishers at the MdHS. We accept electronic and hard-copy submissions. Please address your proposal to:

Martina Kado, Ph.D.
Director of Publications
Maryland Historical Society
201 West Monument Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
mkado@mdhs.org