Encyclopedia seeks submissions from all who wish to contribute.
We encourage students at all levels, professional academics, and
all members of the public to submit an article. Please send all
submissions via mail or email to the Rutland Historical Society
through the contact us.
Encyclopedia seeks two types of topics: Specific Topics
and Subject Essays.
should be articles on specific people, events, locations, businesses,
buildings, etc. These articles should be no longer than 300 words.
here to see attached list for examples of specific topics.
should be articles on general issues or themes. They should be broad
in scope and cover the full chronology of the subject. These articles
should be no longer than 1000 words.
here to see attached list for examples of subject essay topics.
note that the word limits are suggested limits and exist to ensure
that the material is fact-checked, edited and published in a timely
article should have a listing of sources that you used for the article.
The format for such listings is as follows:
Books: Author (last name, First name). Title (in Italics)
. Publisher, year published.
Example : Smith, John. A History of Baxter Street.
The Rutland Historical Society, 1976.
Articles: Author (last name, First name). "Title of article (in
Quotes)", Title of Publication (in Italics), date published.
Example : Smith, John. "Growing Up on Baxter in the
60's." Rutland Herald, April 14, 2002.
list any other resources that may be of interest to the reader.
Feel free to include web links, citations to books, magazines or
you wish to have specific photographs, sounds or moving images associated
with your article please indicate as such in your submission.