NGS Monthly

NGS Monthly & Archive

The Latest Methodology, Views, and News All Year Round

  • Free to members
  • A digital publication of the National Genealogical Society
  • Published monthly, 11 – 12x per year, sent by email
  • Archives (2015-current) are open to individual members, family members, and life members

NGS Monthly brings NGS members

  • insightful articles on methodology for genealogists and family historians;
  • views on sources, research, and techniques; and
  • the latest NGS genealogy and conference news, press releases, and comments.

NGS Monthly articles often re-examine valuable lessons in case studies published in the NGS Quarterly to help readers understand how to apply new concepts to their own work. Readers benefit from the insights of the NGS Monthly editor who guides them by reviewing the techniques of skilled researchers and scholars and how they solved difficult research problems. Articles concentrate on trying to help researchers of all levels.

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About the Editor

Aaron GoodwinAaron Goodwin is a genealogist and house historian specializing in New York City research across all time periods, from the Dutch colonial era to the twentieth century. He is the author of New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians, which won the National Genealogical Society’s 2017 Award for Excellence: Genealogical Methods and Sources. He is also a former contributing editor of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record and former editor of the Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine. In 2011, he received the American Society of Genealogists’ Scholar Award.

Contact the Editor

Address questions or comments about NGS Monthly to:

Aaron Goodwin, editor
National Genealogical Society
6400 Arlington Blvd, Suite 810
Falls Church, VA 22042-2318