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Friday Finds: NEHGR, NYGBR and other journals online

Learn to use Google Books to find the NEHGR and NYGBR genealogy journals online, as well as using Internet Archive and Family Tree Podcasts as resources.

On Granny's Trail

Google books

So I was listening to the January podcast from Family Tree Magazine on a recent roadtrip, and was interested to hear that Google Books has digitized the New England Historical and Genealogical Register (published since 1847),

NEHGR

and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (published quarterly since 1870).

NYGBR

Cool!  These are both genealogical journals that could help you once you follow your granny’s trail back in time, before she moved out west.  There are probably other journals of interest to you in your research that have been digitized, especially if they are out of copyright.  This includes publication before 1923.

By the way, Family Tree Magazine website has a lot of free resources, even if you don’t have a subscription to their magazine.  The podcasts are one of them.  I always learn something new when I listen to them, and it’s a good use of time when I in the…

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I am an Accredited Genealogist® professional living in California. I have been researching and teaching since 1988.

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