Periodicals and Magazines
GENEALOGICAL HELPER, P.O. Box 368, Logan, UT 84321, $17/6 issues.
While sometimes criticized for being shallow, this is a must have for
every genealogist. Yes, every genealogist. Each issue is 200+ pages of
articles queries, ads and announcements. Reading the Helper is how you
will stay in the know.
APG QUARTERLY, Association of Professional Genealogists, P.O. Box 11601
Salt Lake City, UT 84147, $25/quarterly. You will get a lot of practical
advice from the pros. Stick with this quarterly.
GENEALOGICAL COMPUTING, Ancestry Pub., Box 476, Salt Lake City, UT 84110
$25/4. This has good articles on using your computer to advantage. A
regular feature is a listing of genealogy SIGs, and user groups. The
Genealogical Helper has added a regular section on computers. ABT PAF,
Capital Personal Ancestral File User's Group, P.O. Box 177 Bowie, MD
20715, $15/quarterly. If you are using a computer for your genealogy it
is a must that you use PAF (Personal Ancestral File) available from the
Family History Library; 50 East North Temple; Salt Lake City, UT 84150.
Price $35. Versions for IBM, Apple, Commodore. Contact them for details.
Once you have PAF, then you must subscribe to ABT PAF. It is practical
and on target for all researcher's.
NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY REGISTER, NEXUS (Bi-monthly
newsletter), 101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116, $20/quarterly. This
is the oldest genealogical periodical, published since 1847. It is
mostly published genealogies, reviews and sometimes instructional
articles. Serious genealogists and New England researchers must have
this. Some hobbyists may find this too serious.
NEW YORK GENEALOGICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD, 122 East 58th Street, New
York, NY 10022, $25/quarterly. In its 119th volume, this is a
THE AMERICAN GENEALOGIST (TAG), 128 Massasoit Drive, Warwick, RI 02888
$15/4. Founded in 1922, TAG is a key genealogical journal. While the
geographic focus is usually New England or the East, the short articles
can be about families from all over the world. .
NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, & Newsletter /Bi-monthly, 4527
Seventeenth Street North, Arlington, VA 2207-2363, $30/4. Each issue of
the NGS Quarterly has a well written how to do it article. The
Newsletter always has items of interest. This is a must membership. NGS
has a Computer Interest Group and its own BBS as well.
MAYFLOWER QUARTERLY, Miss Mildred Ramos, Secretary General, 3800
Montrose Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222, $10. A must for every researcher
with Mayflower roots. The Mayflower Society is also a must. By joining
and supporting them you can have your genealogy researched by this huge
extended family association.
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