ARCHIVE is an award-winning journal of history published annually by undergraduate History majors, in partnership with the History Department and the UW-Madison chapter of Phi Alpha Theta.  Each spring semester, the editorial board enrolls in History 601: Historical Publishing Practicum, which is taught by the journal’s faculty advisor, and publishes that year’s volume at the end of the semester.

ARCHIVE accepts submissions from undergraduate students of all majors and from colleges and universities in the US or abroad.  The deadline for submissions is usually in late January or early February.  Check out ARCHIVE’s website to view past volumes and find out how you could be published.  If you would like to join the ARCHIVE editorial board, please write to or contact the History Department’s undergraduate advisor, Scott Burkhardt.

Current Issue

Cover for ARCHIVE Issue 23
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Included in this volume:

  • Holy Healthcare: Oral Roberts and the Rise and Fall of the City of Faith, 1960–1990 by Benjamin J. Young; Baylor University, Class of 2021
  • “’If They Break This Union, They Will Break My Heart’ Hamilton, Burr, Pickering, and the Northeastern Secessionist Movement of 1804″
    by Sebastian van Bastelaer; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Class of 2019
  • “A Rose in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Melchiorre Cafà’s Blessed Rose (1665) in the Atlantic World” by Taylor Rossini; Middlebury College, Class of 2020
  • “Scandal and the City 72: Laetitia Pilkington’s Critique of British Mid Eighteenth-Century Gender Norms” by Tori Paige; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Class of 2020
  • “Rewriting Chapters: Resistance to Addressing Discriminatory Practices in University of Wisconsin-Madison Fraternities and Sororities, 1947-1962” by Angela Peterson; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Class of 2020

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