Category: New Magazines
New Magazine Issues for July
Family Chronicle, July/August 2013, Vol. 17, No. 6
* "Appreciating Genealogy Angels" by Kmiljka Kitanovic, pgs. 7-11.
* "Researching Family History in Old Newspapers" by J. H. Fonkert, pgs. 13-17.
* "Researching the British Army: Part Two" by Ed Storey, pgs. 31-34.
Generations, June 2013, Vol. 38, No. 2
* "The Manitoba Genealogical Society Library - In the Beginning, 1976-2003" by Louisa Shermerhorn, pgs. 9-13.
* "The Manitoba Genealogical Society Library - The Current Years, 2004-2013" by Mary Bole, pgs. 13-15.
* "An Introduction to the Database for HBC Servants' Contracts 1776-1926 (Conclusion)" by Elizabeth Briggs, pgs. 20-22.
Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.
NGS Magazine, April-June 2013, Vol. 39, No. 2
* "A First-Timer's Guide to Archival Research" by Laura Schmidt, pgs. 18-21.
* "Navigating the NARA Regional Archives" by Julie Miller, pgs. 22-27.
* *Hints for Doing Genealogy Research When Reading and Writing Are Difficult" by pgs. 28-31.
* "Tracking Your Ancestors Using History City Directories" by Kathy Petlewski, pgs. 48-51.
Saskatchewan History, Spring/Summer 2013, Vol. 65, No. 1 and August: a Love Story" by Marion Mutala, pgs. 8-11.
* "Sports and Recreation as Medicinal: Saskatchewan Hospital, Weyburn, in the 1950s" by Lucas Richert and Blaine Wickham, pgs. 12-17.
* "Suds: The Impact of Liquor Laws on Saskatchewan's Small-Town Hotels" by Joan Champ, pgs. 22-32.
Worth, Summer 2013, Volume 25, No. 2
* "2013 Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Architecture Excellence Awards", pgs. 4-13.
* "100-Year Old Regina Apartments' Facelift" by Don Black, pgs. 18-19.
* "Moose Jaw's CPR Dining Hall Went Up in Flames" by Leith Knight, pg. 21.
New Magazine Issues for June
Folklore, Spring 2013, Vol. 34, No. 2
* "The Classy Side of the Thirties" by Kay Parley, pgs. 5-7.
* "Something Beyond Ordinary: The Life and Career of Edith Fowke" by Kristin Catherwood, pgs. 12-15.
* "Transporting Prairie Grain" by Naden Hewko, pgs. 30-32.
Internet Genealogy, June/July 2013, Vol. 8, No. 2
* "Blogged: 25 Top Genealogy Blogs to Help Speed Your Research!" by Tony Brandy, pgs. 13-17.
* "JSTOR--A Previously Hidden Treasure Trove" by Diane L. Richard, pogs. 36-38.
* "Five Tips for Newspaper Research" by Mary Kircher Roddy, pgs. 50-52.
National Genealogical Society Quarterly, March 2013, Vol. 101, No. 1
* "A Family for Florence I. (Crouse) Nelson: Unraveling an Informal Adoption in Missouri or Indiana" by Paul K. Graham, pgs. 7-18.
* "Who Was the Father of Henry Norton Jaynes of Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, and Virginia?" by Mara Fein, pgs. 35-47.
Relatively Speaking, May 2013, Vol. 41, No. 2
* "George Henry Atherstone--May Not Have Been Such a 'Family Black Sheep' After All!" by Hans-Henning Mündel, pgs. 54-56.
* "Barr Colonists" by Joan Wegert, pgs. 69-74.
* "Visiting Alberta's Past: Childbirth and Healthcare for the Pioneers" by Miriam Roberts, pgs. 79-82.
New Magazine Title for PHR
The Prairie History Room is now getting the longstanding naturalist publication, the Blue Jay magazine. In this journal which focuses on the Prairie Provinces, readers will find articles about backyard observations, careful and detailed observations of natural events, results of scientific research. and the occasional poetry and artwork.
This issue can be borrowed for a week.
--May P. Chan, Prairie History Librarian
Just in time to borrow and read on your deck/park bench while enjoying this beautiful weather...
Alberta History, Spring 2013, Vol. 61, No. 2
* "Strangers in a New and Strange Land: Theodore Brandley and the Settlement of Stirling, Alberta" by Gary L. Boatright Jr., pgs. 2-10.
* "Memories of Foremost" by George W. Robertson, pgs. 15-23.
* "Calgary and Her Dinosaurs" by Harry M. Sanders, pgs. 24-27.
Note: Issue also contains "History Now", The Historical Society of Alberta Newsletter, for April 2013, No. 2.
Families, May 2013, Vol. 52, No. 2
* "Identifying a Photograph's Age Based on Women's Fashion" by Sarah Coates, pgs. 14-17.
* "The Courtice Family from Devonshire to Darlington and Their Bible christian Connection" by James M. Bowen, pgs. 18-26.
* "Discovering the Enigma of 'James Boyd'" by J. Patrick Boyer, pgs. 27-34.
Note: Issue also contains the May 2013 edition of the "Newsleaf", the supplemental newsletter for the Ontario Genealogical Society.
Family Chronicle, May/June 2013, Vol. 17, No. 5
* "Anne Mcgill's Long Journey" by Joe Grandinetti, pgs. 13-17.
* "The Canadian Immigration Museum at Pier 21" by Andrew Hind, pgs. 18-20.
* "Engaging Children with Genealogy and Family History" by Arnon Hershkovitz, pgs. 41-44.
Internet Genealogy, April/May 2013, Vol. 8, No. 1
* "Say 'Hello' to Trello!" by Lisa A. Alzo, pgs. 13-15. Note: article examines Trello, an online project management software, to help keep your genealogical project organized.
* "From Quill Pens to Pixels" by David A. Norris, pgs. 16-19. Note: article examines how to locate and utilize online Colonial American Records.
* "10 Tips for Finding Female Ancestors Online" by Gena Philibert-Ortega, pgs. 21-24.
Generations, March 2013, Vo. 38, No. 1
* "An Introduction to the Database for HBC Servants' Contracts, 1776-1926 (Part Two)" by Elizabeth Briggs, pgs. 18-21.
Revue Historique, Hiver 2013, Vol. 23, No. 2
* "Parole occultée ou parole confisquée: Voix et identité(s) parmi les émigrants bretons dans le Nord-Quest canadien au tournant du 20ͤ siècle" par Pierre-Yves Mocquais, pgs. 6-13.
* "La bête à sept têtes: Carmen Roy en Saskatchewan" par Armandine Gareau, pgs. 14-16.
* "La persistance de la littérature orale autochtone dans le regroupement Ladéroute-Perron-Marion" par Linda Reverchon, pgs. 18-26.
Latest Genealogy and History Magazine Issues
Folklore, Winter 2012-2013, Vol. 34, No. 1
* "The Prairie Chicken Cloak" by Shirley Lomheim, pgs. 9-10.
* "Eclipse" by Joyce Olesen, pgs. 12-13.
* "Behind the Memories" by Bev Lundahl, pgs. 19-21.
* "A Steeple Soaring to the Sky" by William Wardill, pgs. 24-25.
Manitoba History, Winter 2013, Vol. 71
* "Red River's Vernacular Historians" by Lyle Dick, pgs. 3-15.
* "Rooted in Mobility: Metis Buffalo-Hunting Brigades" by Brenda Macdougall and Nicole St-Onge, pgs. 21-32
* "Conservative Visions of Christianity and Community in Early Red River, c1800-1821" by Tolly Bradford, pgs. 33-38.
* "The Fork in the Road: Red River, Retrenchment and the Struggle for the Future of the Hudson's Bay Company" by Scott Stephen, pgs. 39-47.
National Genealogical Society Quarterly, December 2012, Vol. 100, No. 4
* "Resolving Duplicate Roman Catholic Parish Register Entries: French Canadian Examples" by George L. Findlen, pgs. 267-278.
* "Living on the Edge: A Hyde Family of Cheshire and Derbyshire, England" by Allen R. Peterson, pgs. 279-292.
Relatively Speaking, February 2013, Vol. 41, No. 1
* "Experiences of an Online Parish Clerk: Examples of Information Gleaned from Parish Registers" by Wayne Shepheard, pgs. 14-19.
* "Shattered Dreams: the Blank's Lake Jewish Settlement in Central Alberta, 1893-1896" by Michael Dawe, pgs. 20-24.
* "Connecting Asa and George: a Case Study" by Ronna L. Byam, pgs. 29-33.
Family Chronicle, March/April 2013, Vol. 17, No. 4
* "Picture Pefect" by Richard H. Goms Jr., pgs. 16-21. Note: this article details how the author located his ancestors by using clues found in historical photographs.
* "All You Need to Know About Research Logs" by Arnon Hershkovitz, pgs. 43-45.
* "Researching the British Army Abroad" by Ed Storey, pgs. 48-51.
This issue can be borrowed for 1 week.
Stewart, Alan. Grow Your Own Family Tree: the Easy Guide to Researching Family History. London, UK: Allen Lane/Penguin Books, 2008.
Summary: The easy guide to researching your family history in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, this book covers civil registration, census records, church registers, wills and administrations, military records, electoral rolls, immigration, DNA, family history societies, and the major archives and libraries of Britain and Ireland. In addition, the book looks at emigration to the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, and covers the family history records of those countries.
This book can be borrowed for 3 weeks.
New PHR Magazines
As we are in our last week of February and spring is gradually approaching, check out these new magazine issues...
Alberta History, Winter 2013, Vol. 61, No. 1
* "The Lone Pine" by Allen Ronaghan, pgs. 10-11
* "The Mormons and the Mounties: Contact and Assimilation in the Late Nineteenth Century" by Fred E. Woods, pgs. 12-21.
* "The Lac La Biche Inn: Just the Place for Jaded Edmontonians" by Tom Maccagno, pgs. 22-26.
Note: Issue also contains "History Now", The Historical Society of Alberta Newsletter, for January 2013, No. 1.
NGS Magazine, January-March 2013, Vol. 39, No. 1
* "Why Genealogists Blog (Or Why they Should!)" by Thomas MacEntee, pgs. 14-17.
* "Information Overload: Organizing Your Genealogy Records" by Barbara Becker Meehan, pgs. 19-23.
* "A Window Into the Lives of Black and White Ancestors: Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records" by Sharon Batiste Gillins, pgs. 34-38. Note: The Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records are available through the library's subscription to Ancestry Library Edition (ALE). To access the actual bank records (e.g. bank depositors), use the library's subscription to HeritageQuest Online.
* "Tips for Research Trips to Public Libraries" by Kathy Petlewski, pgs, 45-47.
New Genealogy Magazine Issues
Families, February 2013, Vol. 52, No. 1
* "What was the Cow Worth? War of 1812 Losses and Claims" by Brooke Findlay Skelton, pgs. 10-14
* "Reflections on Archivists and Genealogists" by Ian E. Wilson, pgs. 14-19.
* "Marguerite Brien - 'Fille Naturelle'" by Bill Amell, pgs. 30-33.
Note: Issue also contains the February 2013 supplement of NewsLeaf.
* "WWI Enemy Alien Registration Records" by Teresa Shippy, pgs. 14-18. Note: The term "enemy alien" refers to unnaturalized German-born males who were 14 years or older and residing in the United States as of November 16, 1917.
* "What Was for Dinner?" by David A. Norris, pgs. 21-26. Note: Fascinating article examining historic menus.
* "NLA Newspapers: An Invaluable Australian Resource" by Gabrielle Morgan, pgs. 31-32.
* "10 Time Management Tools for Genealogists" by Lisa A. Alzo, pgs. 46-49.
SGS Bulletin, December 2012, Vol. 43, No. 3
* "Boswell Family in Kenaston, Saskatchewan" by Catherine Meehan Blount, pgs. 12-15.
* "Researching Your British Ancestors, Part 1: When the Census, Civil Registration and Parish Records End...What Then?" by Linda Dunsmore-Porter, pgs. 45-46.
Update: Thanks to a very savvy patron who let us know that PHR had not received an issue of SGS Bulletin for sometime, we are now caught up and have received all of the 2012 back issues of this periodical. Please note that the Bulletin is now being published only 3 times a year instead of 4. Also, the size of the magazine has gone from the usual 8 1/2 x 11 down to a 5.5 x 8.5 booklet format.
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