Category: New Magazines


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for February 2014

Families, February 2014, Vol. 53, No. 1

* "Restoration of a Pioneer Gravesite in Huron County" by Doug Miller, pgs. 6-8.

* "Irish Palatines; in Ontario Tour--A Brief Round-Up" by Carolyn Heald, pgs. 15-17.

* "Zeb Croteau: 'The Trapper from Pouce Coupe' (1877-1933)" by Lynne Duigou, pgs. 22-25.

Note: Issue also contains the February 2014 edition of the "Newsleaf", the supplemental newsletter for the Ontario Genealogical Society.

Family Chronicle, January/February 2014, Vol. 18, No. 3

* "Locating German Parish Records" by Leslie Albrech Huber, pgs. 7-10.

* "Kook, 'Krook' or Klansman?" by George Matheson, pgs. 31-33.

* "Gifts from the Grave" by Dawn Meyers Dixon, pgs. 40-43. Note: article explores Dixon's grandmother's journey from the Ukraine to the United States.

Internet Genealogy, February/March 2014, Vol. 8, No. 6

* "Connecting Through Social Media" by Christine Woodcock, pgs. 7-10.

* "Is One Death Record Enough?" by Mary Kircher Roddy, pgs. 31-34.

* "Do You Have Ancestors from the Black Country?" by Karen Evans, pgs. 35-38. Note: Black Country refers four main areas of the English West Midlands

* "Digital Maps of the 'The Great War'" by David A. Norris, pgs. 42-43. Note: looks at WWI maps available from the North Carolina Digital Collections


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazine Issues for December/January - Part 2

Blue Jay, September 2013, Vol. 71, No. 3

* "Notes on Biology and Ecology of the Prairie Crocus (Anemone Patens L.) and Its Current Status in Saskatchewan" by Vladimir V. Kricsfalusy and Yakiv P. Ponomarenko, pgs. 135-148.

* Snowy Owl--Gyrfalcon Scrap, White Butte, SK" by Anne Brigham, pgs. 149-152.

* "An Iconic Insect of Eastern North America, The Firefly is Lighting Up the Prairie Sky" by Jeff Boone, pgs. 153-155.

Generations, September 2013, Vol. 38, No. 3

* "Are These Your Ancestors?" by Kathy Stokes, pgs. 11-13.

* "Lord Elphinstone is, ..., As If a Ghost From the Past" by Muriel Rzepa Koscielny, pgs. 20-22.

* "Remote Research--Using the Internet Archive" by Elizabeth Campbell, pgs. 24-26.

Prairie Forum, Fall 2013, Vol. 38

* "The Prairie Lesislative Buildings" by Diana L. Bodnar, pgs. 73-86.

* "The (Royal) North-West Mounted Police and Prostitution on the Canadian Prairies" by S. W. Horrall, pgs. 107-131.

* "The Quest for Pasquatinow: An Aboriginal Gathering Centre in the Saskatchewan River Valley" by David Meyer et al., pgs. 183-205.

* "Pacifism and the Saskatchewan CCF at the Outbreak of World War II" by Donald C. Kerr and Stan D. Hanson, pgs. 255-273.

* "Aspiring to Greatness With the Help of God: The Chinese Collection of Norman Mackenzie of Regina, Saskatchewan" by Gail Chin, pgs. 355-356.

Relatively Speaking, November 2013, Vol. 41, No. 4

* "The Great War: Swiss Border Patrol" by Denise (Juchli) Daubert, pgs. 137-140.

* "Trench Art; Beauty from Death" by Dwayne Kostura, pgs. 141-145.

* "Prairie Memories of an RCAF Officer's Wife" by Lesley (Dalrymple) O'Neil, pgs. 158-162.

Saskatchewan History, Fall/Winter 2013, Vol. 65, No. 2

* "A Visit from Christmas Past" by editor and SAB staff, pgs. 6-11.

* "Fred Sasakamoose: Free to Choose" by Arnold Isbister, pgs. 12-15.

* "The Socialist Imprint on Saskatchewan Politics" by Nelson Wiseman, pgs. 26-33 and 43-44.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines Issues for December - Part 1

Internet Genealogy, December 2013/January 2014, Vol. 8, No. 5

* "Remembrance: World War I Centenary" by Carol Richey, pgs. 8-12. Note: article looks at where you can track down WWI records.

* "Map Your Photographs:" by Maureen Taylor, pgs. 25-26.

* "Latin 101 for Genealogists" by David A. Norris, pgs. 39-41.

Manitoba History, Fall 2013, No. 73

* "Homicide on the Canada-US Border" by Harl A. Dalstrom, pgs. 9-18.

* "F. Beverley Robertson: The Tragic Life of Poundmaker's Defence Counsel" by Ross D. Petty, pgs. 19-28.

* "Manitoba's Historic Bridges" by Gordon Goldsborough, pgs. 29-31.

SGS Bulletin, December 2013, Vol. 44, No. 3

* "Nine Days in Ireland Getting to Know My Johnston Heritage" by Ilene Johnston, pgs. 13-18.

* "Right Worshipful Grand Orange Lodge of Saskatchewan" by Linda Dunsmore-Porter, pgs. 19-21.

* "Revisiting the Religious Practices of Bukovina's Erstwhile Catholics" by Sophie A. Welisch, pgs. 54-58.

Worth, Winter 2013, Volume 25, No. 4

* "Recording the Prairies Disappearing Iconic History" by Joe Ralko, pgs. 4-6.

* "A New Name for an Old Museum" by Joe Ralko, pgs. 7-9. Note: article is about the Civic Museum of Regina, formerly the Regina Plains Museum. Please note that there is still no date as to when the new museum will be opening.

* "Going Digital" by Lindsay Thorimbert, pgs. 14-15. Note: article is about the City of Regina's (CORA) virtual archives.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for December

NGS Magazine, October-December 2013, Vol. 39, No. 4

* "The Catholic Church in the American Southwest" by David McDonald, pogs. 17-20.

* "Using Mitochondrial DNA for genealogy" by Debbie Parker Wayne, pgs. 26-30.

* "Estate Law and Family Complications" by J. Mark Lowe, pgs. 31-34.

* "Native Americans on the Trail of Tears: Part II--Emigration Lists and Reservation Applications, 1817-57" by John P. Deeben, pgs. 37-40.

Revue Historique, Automne 2013, Vol. 24, No. 1

* "La Rolanderie revistée" par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 6-13.

* "La noblesse française à Trochu en Alberta" par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 14-20.

* "Inspecteur Francis Dickens héros malgré lui?" par Alexandre Daubisse, pgs. 22-28.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazines Issues for November - Part 2

Families, November 2013, Vol. 52, No. 4

* "More Than Dates: Lives Revealed Through Ecclesiastical Records" by Ellen Paul, pgs. 10-13 and 33.

* "Hart Leech: 'A Dog-Gone Good Soldier...Doing His Blooming Job'" by Catherine Whiteley, pgs. 14-19.

* "I am a GOON: The Willox Search" by Cathy Blackburn, pgs. 27-28.

Note: Issue also contains the November 2013 edition of the "Newsleaf", the supplemental newsletter for the Ontario Genealogical Society.

Folklore, Autumn 2013, Vol. 34, No. 4

* "Mary Agnes" by Kay Parley, pgs. 6-10.

* "Washboard to Washing Machine" by Marjorie Avery, pgs. 22-23.

* "Pioneering Speech Therapy" by Lois (Borland) Lee, pgs, 24-25.

* "Celebrating 140 Years of Canada's Federal Police Force: 1873-2013" by Therese Lefebrvre Prince, pgs. 32-33.

* "Canora: No Prairie Town is the Same" by Lois Gibson, pgs. 34-35.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for November

Alberta History, Autumn 2013, Vol. 61, No. 4

* "Aberhart, Manning and Religion in the Public Schools of Alberta" by Amy von Heyking, pgs. 2-11.

* "Language Controversy in the Red Deer Catholic Parish, 1924-1932" by Henry Wostenberg, pogs. 16-27.

Note: Issue also contains the October 2013 edition of the "History Now" newsletter from The Historical Society of Alberta.

Family Chronicle, November/December 2013, Vol. 18, No. 2

* "Special Collections: A Source Worth the Exploration" by Sharon A. Wilson, pgs. 22-26.

* "Finding My Family From Wales: Where to Begin?" by Donna Potter Phillips, pgs. 31-33.

* "Wooden Shoe Genealogy, part II: Grounding Your Family in the Netherlands" by J. H. Fonkert, pgs. 34-38.

* "Dating Old Photographs Through Fashion" by Betty Kreisel Shubert, pgs. 40-43.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, September 2013, Vol. 101, No. 3

* "Overcoming Common-Name Barriers to Identify Parents: James Johnson of Amelia, Essex, Lunenburg, and Pittsylvania Counties, Virginia" by Nickola Beatty Lagoudakis, pgs. 165-174.

* "Dead Men Do Not Sell Timber: The Sinking of the Snow Owen and Captain Plato Denney's Two Deaths" by Allen R. Peterson, pgs. 175-188.

* "Blind Faith versus Critical Analysis: Did Acadians Jean-Baptiste Martin and Marie Brun Have a Daughter Geneviève?" by George L. Findlen, pgs. 201-206.


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Issue of Generations Magazine

Generations, September 2013, Vol. 38, No. 3

* "Researching Occupations" by Mavis Gray, pgs. 11-12. Note: the article contains a list of recommended resources which you can check in our own library collection.

* "Knowing Our Farming Foremothers!" by Kelly Southworth, pgs. 17-19. Note: interesting article regarding "The Grain Growers' Guide" which was the official newspaper of the United Grain Growers Association.

* "Family History? Why?" by Kathy Stokes, pgs. 22-24.

Note: This issue can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines Issues as of September 27, 2013

Internet Genealogy, October/November 2013, Vol. 8, No. 4

* "Searching for Scholars: Online School Records" by David A. Norris, pgs. 13-17.

* "Profiling 150, 000 US Surnames" by Ray Cavanaugh, pgs. 25-26.

* "British Vital Record Indices" by Ed Storey, pgs. 42-45.

Worth, Fall 2013, Volume 25, No. 3

* "2013 Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Architecture Excellence Awards", pgs. 4-9.

* "2013 Saskatchewan Youth Heritage Fair", by Jan Morier, pgs. 11-14.

* "Cowboy Commercial Hotel on the Rise Again" by Bob Friedrich and Ken Mitchell, pgs. 16-18.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazine Issues for September

Family Chronicle, September/October 2013, Vol. 18, No. 1

* "Wooden Shoe Genealogy: Finding Your Dutch and Frisian Ancestors, Part 1" by J. H. Fonkert, pgs. 13-17.

* "Lessons in Genealogy: A Note to Beginners" by John J. Weidner, pgs. 24-26.

* "Follow the Luther Trail" by Carol Richey, pgs. 49-53. Note: the article examines how to track down Lutheran Church records.

SGS Bulletin, August 2013, Vol. 44, No. 2

* "Somewhere in Saskatchewan..." by Beverley Gutenberg, pgs. 42-45. Note: Article is about the resources held by the Saskatoon office of the Saskatchewan Archives Board, which tends to focus on historical resources for the northern half of the province.

* "Zichydorf Village Association" by Glenn Schwartz, pgs. 33-36. Note: For those of who are researching their Eastern European genealogy, this is a local group (website: worth checking out! Of particular interest for some is a proposed 2014 Banat Tour!

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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More Magazine Issues This Month

Folklore, Summer 2013, Vol. 34, No. 3

* "An Incongruous Pairing: Plains Cree Fine Day and Anthropologist David G. Mandelbaum" by Garry Radison, pgs. 7-13.

* "Historic Pictures" by Adrian Paton, pgs. 15-17. Note: article examines some of the photographs that have been digitized by the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society and the University of Saskatchewan. To see more photos from this collection, check out the following weblink

* "The Sixtieth Anniversary of Treaty Six" by Joey Kiss, pgs. 24-28.

Relatively Speaking, August 2013, Vol. 41, No. 3

* "Sheepskin Coats on the Prairies--Searching for My Ukrainian Ancestors" by Sharon Aney, pgs. 93-96.

* "Getting the Mail--Rural Mail Delivery Comes to Bardo" by Donald Kauffman, pgs. 97-100.

* "Your History of Homes and the History of Your Home" by Marilyn M. Astle, pgs. 105-108.

* "United Empire Loyalists and Eventual Migration to Alberta" by Heather L. Traub, gs. 118-120.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.

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