Chicago Manual Style has specific rules for a how a paper is formatted. These rules includes things like where the title goes, page numbers, your name, citations, and more.
- Papers should be double spaced, except for the footnotes and Bibliography page.
- Page Numbers should be in the upper right beginning on the first page of text where you have your introduction.
- Use a 12pt font.
- Include a cover page with the title, your name, class name, and date. See the sample paper for details.
Use this sample paper from the Purdue Owl to see a Chicago Manual styled paper. This sample paper has notes that explain the different parts of a Chicago Style formatted paper.
Here is another sample paper in Word without the extra notes.