Category: New Magazines


Categories: New Magazines

New Genealogy Magazines for March

Family Chronicle, March/April 2014, Vol. 18, No. 4

* "'Dial G for Genealogy'" by David A. Norris, pgs. 13-17. Note: article explores how to use telephone numbers and city directories to fill in your family history gaps

* "Case Studies and Why You Should Read Them" by George C. Morgan, pgs. 21-24.

* "Canadians Exploring Their Jewish Roots" by Debra L. Doppelt Karplus, pgs. 41-44.

Relatively Speaking, February 2014, Vol. 42, No. 1

* "Ranch Romance" by Marilyn Lappi, pgs. 11-13.

* "Ghost Signs; Wall Dogs?" by Denish (Juchli) Daubert & Lesley (Dalrymple) O'Neil, pgs. 21-25.

* "Emily Gertrude Thomson--Artist" by Lesley (Dalrymple) O'Neil, pgs. 28-31.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines: Alberta History and National Genealogical Society Quarterly

Alberta History, Winter 2014, Vol. 62, No. 1

* "'Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow' The Observations of W.M. Davidson" by Jim Bradley, pgs. 2-8.

* "The Harvest Excursion" by George H. Gooderham, pgs. 9-10.

* "Reminiscences of an English Boy in Canada, Part One" by Arthur William Turner, pgs. 11-22.

* "Art Frankish: a Model Farmer" by George W. Robertson, pgs. 23-24.

* "The Leavings" by Jean A. Hoare, pgs. 25-26.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 101, No. 4, December 2013

* "Did Martha Barnes of Glossop, Derbyshire, Marry Her Cousin?" by Allen R. Peterson, CG, pgs. 267-272.

* "Ancestors of Henry Tatum of Alamama, Georgia, and Louisiana: Migration and Mistaken Identity" by Pamela Strother Downs, J.D., pgs. 273-290.

* "Sippenbücher as Guides to Record Searches in Eighteenth-Century Germanic Towns" by James M. Baker, Ph.D., CG, pgs. 291-300.


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


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.


Categories: New Magazines

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.


Categories: New Magazines

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.


Categories: New Magazines

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.

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