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Historical and Genealogical Societies with a National Focus

To find out more about genealogical societies and what they have to offer you, see the topic All About Historical and Genealogical Societies.

African-American Genealogy Group

Contact African-American Genealogy Group
P.O. Box 27356
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Telephone: (215) 572-6063
Web site:
Services Their archives and reference book collection will be available beginning in September of 1994. Please contact them for more information.

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

Contact P.O. Box 73067
Washington, D.C. 20056-3067
Telephone: (202) 234-5350
Web site:
Services The 14 chapters sponsor workshops and conferences. They also have a bi-monthly newsletter, AAHGS News, a journal, and can offer research referrals. Many of the local chapters are starting genealogy book collections.

American Family Records Association

Contact American Family Records Association
P.O. Box 15505
Kansas City, MO 64106
Telephone: (816) 252-0950
Hours Monday through Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Publications Family Records Today, The Journal of American Family Records
Services Genealogical assistance by the staff, genealogy conferences, queries answered, and a large reference collection.

American Society of Genealogists

Contact American Society of Genealogists
P.O. Box 1515
Derry, NH 03038-1515
Web site:
Publications The Genealogist

Daughters of the American Revolution

Contact Daughters of the American Revolution
1776 D Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-5303
Telephone: (202) 628-4780
Web site:
Hours Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed on Federal holidays and on Sundays that fall before holidays)
Publication Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine
Services Library, museum, scholarships, membership, and membership benefits. For information about their library, see the topic Daughters of the American Revolution Library.

Federation of Genealogical Societies

Contact Federation of Genealogical Societies
P.O. Box 200940
Austin, TX 78720-0940
Telephone: 888-FGS-1500
Fax: 888-380-0500
Web site:
Publication FGS Forum
Services Seminars to help with genealogy research, conferences.

Genealogical Association of English Speaking Researchers in Europe

Contact Genealogical Association of English Speaking Researchers in Europe
CMR 420, Box 142
APO AE 09063
Web site:
Publication Family Finder

Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies

The Institute of Genealogy and History for Latin America

National Genealogical Society (NGS)

Contact National Genealogical Society
Computer Interest Group (CIG)
4527 17th Street, North
Arlington, VA 22207-2399
Telephone (703) 525-0050
Web site:
Hours Monday and Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Publications National Genealogical Society Quarterly, NGS Newsletter, NGS/CIG Digest

A home study course, genealogical publications for purchase, library and library loan service, research service, conferences, and a computer interest group. For information about their library, see the topic National Genealogical Society Library.

The New England Historic Genealogical Society

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