Housed in the Central Michigan University Department of History

Image of the Michigan Historical Review cover.The Department of History is pleased to serve as the home for the Michigan Historical Review, the only scholarly publication devoted to the history of Michigan. The MHR is published twice yearly. 

For inquiries, please contact the MHR office at or 989.774.6567. Faxes may be sent to 989.774.1156 Attn: Michigan Historical Review

Our mailing address is: 

The Michigan Historical Review
1201 S Washington St.
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

Submission Guidelines

The MHR welcomes submissions relating to Michigan's political, economic, social, and cultural history. The editor also welcomes manuscripts in American, Canadian, and Midwestern history that explore important themes related to Michigan's past. Articles should range from approximately 5,000-15,000 words and must be submitted electronically as a Microsoft Word document to Submissions should be double spaced with footnotes in Chicago Style (17th edition). Full-length articles receive a double-blind, peer review. Research notes and documents are reviewed in-house.


Print subscriptions and individual issues are available here. Electronic and electronic + print subscriptions are available through Project MUSE (2006-current). Archival issues going back to 1974 are available electronically through JSTOR®. All content is abstracted and indexed in leading scholarly databases, including EBSCO’s America: History and Life, Clarivate’s Current Contents, and De Gruyter’s International Bibliography of Periodical Literature.


The MHR is published through the support of Central Michigan University, the CMU Department of History, the Historical Society of Michigan, and the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.