M A R C H > News > News > Genealogical Society of New Jersey Seeking Submissions

Genealogical Society of New Jersey Seeking Submissions

From H-NEW-JERSEY:

In 2014 New Jersey will celebrate the 350th anniversary of its founding as a
British colony in 1664. In recognition of this and the plans now underway in
New Jersey’s historical community to mark the occasion throughout next year,
the Genealogical Society of New Jersey will publish some special articles in
the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey to help commemorate the event. We
are still developing the content of the 2014 issues, and encourage you to
submit draft articles or contact us about work in progress for possible
publication next year.

Specifically, the Editorial Committee seeks submissions that will present:

1)  new and corrected information on proprietary-period (pre-1702) New
Jersey settlers and/or documentation of their pre-New Jersey origins;

2)  new or revised genealogical accounts of second- and third-generation
descendants of early settlers;

3)  compilations about colonial settlements with an emphasis on genealogical
and biographical details of its settlers;

4)  analysis of New Jersey’s culture, religious history and ethnography,
presuming substantive information is included about individuals and
families;

5)  transcriptions and abstracts of colonial New Jersey records; or

6)  case studies, methodology and analysis of sources for early New Jersey
genealogical research, again presuming substantive information is included
about individuals and families.

Articles must be well-documented and should be based on new research using
primary sources, or reinterpretation of information in light of
newly-discovered facts. Submissions should be approximately 1,500 to 5,000
words (preferably using Microsoft Word with linked footnotes) and may be
submitted by email to the Editor of GMNJ at gmnj@gsnj.org.

If you have experience and skill in reading colonial scripts and would be
interested in doing transcription/abstracting work, please contact us. We
have a short list of possible projects.

Posted in News, Slider
MARCH tagline

CONNECT WITH US

rss email twitter facebook

JOIN OUR LISTSERV
Sign up to exchange text emails with other public humanities professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region and to receive announcements from MARCH. [form listserv]

RECEIVE CROSSTIES NEWSLETTER

The CrossTies Newsletter is distributed six times a year in an electronic format.
* = required field

powered by MailChimp!

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA

Based at MARCH, with numerous community partners, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is a civic project to increase understanding of one of America’s greatest cities. From abolition and the American Revolution to yellow fever and zoos (with cheesesteaks, rowhouses, and hundreds of other topics in between), the digital Encyclopedia and print volume will offer the most comprehensive, authoritative reference source ever created for the Philadelphia region.

CONFERENCE CALENDAR

Jan
2
Fri
9:00 am American Catholic Historical Ass...
American Catholic Historical Ass...
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – Jan 5 @ 10:00 am
The American Catholic HIstorical Association has announced the dates of its 2015 conference.  The event will be held January 2-5, 2015 in New York, New York. Event information will be updated at: http://www.achahistory.org/conferences/
12:00 pm American Historical Association ...
American Historical Association ...
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 5 @ 1:00 pm
The American Historical Association’s 2015 meeting, “History and the Other Disciplines” will be held January 2-5, 2015 in New York, New York.  Details will be added as they are available.  Please visit the conference site: https://www.historians.org/annual-meeting  
Jan
5
Mon
all-day CFP: Oral History in the Mid-Atl... @ Deadline
CFP: Oral History in the Mid-Atl... @ Deadline
Jan 5 all-day
From H:OralHist: OHMAR is delighted to accept proposals for its 2015 annual meeting around this year’s theme,“Oral History and Health.” OHMAR invites participants to interpret the conference theme broadly. Some ideas are below. The topics are meant to inspire creativity
Jan
9
Fri
all-day CFP: Annual Conference of the Ea... @ Deadline
CFP: Annual Conference of the Ea... @ Deadline
Jan 9 all-day
Submitted by Simon Bronner: The planning committee for the Annual Conference of the Eastern American Studies Association (EASA) seeks proposals for its 2015 conference, Land and Sea – Geography, Economy, and Culture in the American Experience, to be held March 27-28, 2015
Jan
13
Tue
all-day Delaware Nature Society Professi... @ Ashland Nature Center
Delaware Nature Society Professi... @ Ashland Nature Center
Jan 13 – Jan 17 all-day
The Delaware Nature Society will hold a Professional Leadership Institute on January 13-17, 2015, at the Ashland Nature Center. Intended for those in leadership positions in non-profit institutions, the conference will include sessions on budget and development, leadership, advocacy, strategic

View Calendar