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''[[<p><i><a href="United States|">United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United_States Periodicals|Periodicals]][[Image:</a> <img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/b/b1/Gotoarrow.png]] [[African_American_Periodicals]]''  Most family organizations, historical societies, and genealogical societies publish magazines and newsletters" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow.png" alt="" /> <a href="United States Periodicals">Periodicals</a><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/b/b1/Gotoarrow. These often include:  *Family genealogies and pedigreespng" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow. *Transcripts of local courthouse records, church records, png" alt="" /> <a _fcknotitle="true" href="African_American_Periodicals" class="selflink">African_American_Periodicals</a></i> </p><p>Most family Biblesorganizations, historical societies, and genealogical societies publish magazines and cemetery recordsnewsletters. These often include: *Helpful articles on research methodology. </p>*Information about <ul><li>Family genealogies and pedigrees. </li><li>Transcripts of local courthouse records, church records, archivesfamily Bibles, and servicescemetery records. *Book advertisements and book reviews</li><li>Helpful articles on research methodology. *Research advertisements</li><li>Information about local records, archives, and services. *</li><li>Book advertisements and book reviews. </li><li>Research advertisements. </li><li>Queries or requests for information about specific ancestors, which can help you contact other interested researchers. === </li></ul><h3> African American Periodicals ===</h3> ''<p><i>Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society.'' </i> African American Historical and Genealogical Society (Washington,D.C.) {{<span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|135522|item|disp=FHL book 973 D25j}} [</span> <a href=" ">WorldCat ]</a><br>  ''*Index </p><p><i>*Index to The Journal of Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society Quarterly Issues of 1980-1990''</i>. by Barbara D. Walker. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|524615|item|disp=FHL book 973 D25j index}} [</span> <a href=" ">WorldCat] </a> </p><p>Flower of the Forest: Black Genealogical Journal. By Agnes Kane Callum. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|638411|item|disp=FHL Book 975.2 F25c}} [</span> <a href=" ">WorldCat] </a> </p>=== <h3> Genealogical Magazines of General Interest ===</h3><p>Some general periodicals assist by providing basic how-to instruction, many advertisements, book notices, and queries. These seldom include record transcripts or compiled genealogies. Two major examples are: </p>*''<ul><li><i>The Genealogical Helper''. </i>. 1947-. [Published by Everton Publishers, P. O. Box 368, Logan, UT 84321. Telephone: 801-752-6022. Fax: 801-752-0425.] (Family History Library book <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|929.05 G286|disp=929.05 G286}}</span>.) *''</li><li><i>Heritage Quest: The International Genealogy Forum''</i>. 1985-. [Published by American Genealogical Lending Library, P. O. Box 329, Bountiful, UT 84011-0329. Telephone: 801-565-8046. Fax: 801-359-9355.] (Family History Library book {{<span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|973 D25hq|disp=973 D25hq.)}}</span></li></ul>=== <h3> Genealogical Journals ===</h3><p>These periodicals usually provide more in-depth instruction, book reviews, record transcripts, and compiled genealogies. These are often published quarterly by genealogical societies and may focus on a region, state, county, or time period. Some major examples are: </p>*''<ul><li><i>National Genealogical Society Quarterly''</i>. 1912-. [Published by the National Genealogical Society, 4527 17th Street North, Arlington, VA 22207. Telephone: 703-525-0050.] (Family History Library book <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|973 B2ng|disp=973 B2ng}}</span>; vols. 1-43 for 1912-55 are on films <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|39597|title-id|disp=001283-89}}</span>.) *''</li><li><i>New England Historical and Genealogical Register.'' </i> 1847-. [Published by the New England Historic and Genealogical Society, 101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116. Telephone: 617-536-5740. Fax: 617-536-7307.] (Family History Library book <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|974 B2ne|disp=974 B2ne}}</span>; compact disc 33 part 1-9.) *''The </li><li><i>The American Genealogist''</i>. 1922-. [Published by Donald Lines Jacobus, P. O. Box 398, Demorest, GA 30535-0398.] (Family History Library book <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=973 D25aga}}</span>, film <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=5346&amp;lt;span id="&quot;fck_dom_range_temp_1238189863655_237" &quot; /&amp;gt;}}</span>.) *''</li><li><i>Genealogical Journal''</i>. 1972-. [Published by the Utah Genealogical Association, P. O. Box 1144, Salt Lake City, UT 84110. Telephone: 888-463-6832.] (Family History Library book <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|486569|title-id|disp=973 D25gj}}</span>.) *''</li><li><i>Genealogical Computing''</i>. 1981-. [Published by Ancestry, P. O. Box 476, Salt Lake City, UT 84110. Telephone: 801-531-1790. Fax: 801-375-2228.] (Family History Library book <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|929.10285 G286|disp=929.10285 G286}}</span>.)</li></ul><p>In addition, excellent state and regional publications are described in "periodicals" articles for each state. Search the wiki for [state] and the word "periodicals." </p>=== <h3> Indexes ===</h3><p>Most magazines have annual or cumulative indexes. Three major composite indexes to most periodicals are: </p>*[[Periodical <ul><li><a href="Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|">Periodical Source Index (PERSI)]]</a>. Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1987-. (Family History Library book <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|973 D25per|disp=973 D25per}}</span>; 40 fiche <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|519852|item|disp=6016863}} </span> (1847-1985); 15 fiche <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|539226|item|disp=6016864}} </span> (1986-1990).) Partially indexes over 5,000 English-language and French-Canadian family history periodicals. The microfiche indexes are cumulative; book indexes since 1986 are year-by-year. <br></li></ul><p>For further details see the PERiodical Source Index Resource Guide (34119). Researchers can use the Internet edition of this index at Family History Centers via the [<a href=" ''Heritage "><i>Heritage Quest Online''] </i></a> site. </p>=== <h3> Obtaining Periodicals ===</h3><p>Copies of periodicals are available from the local societies that publish them. Major archives with genealogical collections will have copies of many periodicals, particularly those representing the area they serve. For example, the [[<a href="Allen County Public Library|">Allen County Public Library]] </a> will send researchers copies of articles indexed in the [[<a href="Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|">Periodical Source Index (PERSI)]] for </a> for a small fee.<br> A compact disc version that includes all [[<a href="Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|">PERSI]] </a> volumes published through 1996 is: PERSI Periodical Source Index. Orem, Utah: Ancestry, Incorporated, and Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1997. (Family History Library compact disc 1313 number 61.)  </p><p>The '''[[<b><a href="Family History Library|">Family History Library]] '''</a> </b>subscribes to numerous periodicals. These are listed in the FamilySearch Catalog in several ways. If you know the title of a periodical, use the Author/Title Search. To find periodicals in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog, use the following approaches:  </p><p>UNITED STATES - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS  </p><p>UNITED STATES - HISTORY - PERIODICALS  </p><p>UNITED STATES - PERIODICALS  </p><p>UNITED STATES - SOCIETIES - PERIODICALS  </p><p>[STATE] - (same topics as above)  </p><p>[STATE], [COUNTY] - (same topics as above)  </p><p>You can find further information by searching the Wiki for a state and the word "periodicals."  </p><p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Place|United States}} </span> </p><p><br><br/p>
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