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 a .pdf attachment to Articles need to be in their final and complete state by April 1 for the Summer edition and October 1 for the Winter.

You may also mail a 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 1967-2020 are published by The Alabama Department of Archives and History with searchable capabilities.


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.

Please know that you do not need to be an AGS member to receive our Newsletter. It is offered free of charge to all who register below to receive it.

If you wish to submit an article for our newsletter please do so by the 15th of the prior month preceding the next issue. For example: March 1st articles must be submitted by February 15th and so on.

The Newsletter is emailed by the 1st of the following months.

March 1st- Spring Issue
June 1st- Summer Issue
September 1st- Fall Issue
December 1st- Winter Issue

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