Published twice a year, the multi-award-winning AGS Magazine is filled with helpful tips and articles pertaining to genealogical research, such as census, land and marriage records, civil war and regimental rosters, family histories, and more. Other features include Bible records, cemetery abstractions, computer-assisted genealogy and creative genealogy articles.

If you have an article to submit, or have a title that you are thinking of turning into an article, please submit it for consideration by sending it as an attachment to Or if you prefer, mail paper copy to:

AGS Magazine
Samford University
PO Box 293921
Birmingham, AL 35229.

NOTE: Mailed Submissions will not be returned unless a SASE is included. To avoid delays in evaluating your submission, please read and adhere to the submission guidelines.

The Magazine is mailed by the 10th of the following months:

June- Spring/Summer Issue
December- Fall/Winter Issue

We mail our magazines at reduced rates for bulk delivery. The delivery time varies from one postal zone to another. Members in good standing who have not received a publication within two weeks of the above dates should send an email to the Treasurer.

For examples of topics see Past Issues – Contents Index. Magazines from 1967-2017 are published by The Alabama Department of Archives and History with searchable capabilities.


Published quarterly on our web site in PDF format, the AGS Newsletter provides current information about the Society, the Board and our activities; dates and times of our meetings; biographies of our speakers; news of other genealogical societies, archives and libraries; articles of interest, and timely tips for researchers. You do not need to be a member to receive our Newsletter.

The Newsletter is posted on the web by the 1st of the following months:

March- Spring Issue
June- Summer Issue
September- Fall Issue
December- Winter Issue

An email notification is sent to all AGS members when the latest newsletter issue has been posted.

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