National Genealogical Society

References for Researching

Helpful Articles

Check this area frequently for a sampling of informative articles previously published in NGS Magazine, National Genealogical Society Quarterly, UpFront with NGS, and other valuable sources.

Elizabeth Shown Mills, "Genealogy in the 'Information Age': History's New Frontier?" NGSQ Quarterly 91 (December 2003): 260-77. (PDF 109KB)

Shirley Langdon Wilcox, "The National Genealogical Society: A Look at Its First One Hundred Years." (PDF 1.7MB)

Laura Schmidt, "Using Archives: A Guide to Effective Research"

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