Call for Entries: Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington
Submissions are sought for entries on a variety of topics to be included in the Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington, produced by the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. Scholars of eighteenth century America are particularly encouraged to apply, however applications are also welcomed from academics and graduate students with an advanced degree in any period of American History or related field. All contributors will receive full authorial recognition on their entries. The encyclopedia is a high traffic website, affording writers the opportunity to have their work read by broad audiences.
The Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington covers a wide spectrum of historical fields, including: social, cultural, political, military, and culinary history, allowing researchers to utilize the encyclopedia as a comprehensive gateway for information about George Washington and his world. The encyclopedia is aimed at broad audiences (high school level and above) and provides informative, well-researched, and authoritative articles that adhere to the highest academic standards, including full source citations. Entries highlight primary source documents from Mount Vernon's collections.
Please send the Editor a copy of your CV and a short writing sample (two to three pages) if interested in contributing to this exciting project. A list of available entries with word counts and a style guide with deadlines will be sent after initial candidate review.
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