My GPC Library eBook Subscription for Genealogy

Announcing My GPC Library—Our New eBook Platform

Beginning in 1952, we changed the field of genealogy by reprinting the best books covering the last three centuries and making them available and affordable. In 1973 we published the first modern, comprehensive textbook in the field and, ever since, have  produced hundreds upon hundreds of original source record collections, genealogies, and more how to[…]Read more

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New England Historic Genealogical Society Bestows Prestigious “Coddington Award of Merit” upon Elizabeth Shown Mills

New England Historic Genealogical Society Bestows Prestigious “Coddington Award of Merit” upon Elizabeth Shown Mills

Earlier this month, the New England Historic Genealogical Society presented Elizabeth Shown Mills with its distinguished Coddington Award of Merit. The award is named after John Insley Coddington, who, after Donald Lines Jacobus, is considered the dean of 20th-century American genealogists. The Codington award recognizes significant accomplishments and contributions in the field. Elizabeth Shown Mills,[…]Read more

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“Genealogy and the War in Ukraine”by Vera Ivanova Miller

“Genealogy and the War in Ukraine” by Vera Ivanova Miller

The Russian war in Ukraine has caused much worry about the loss of archival records. A small portion of records were scanned before the war started in February. Soon after the war began in February, staff from FamilySearch International stopped scanning Ukrainian archive records. Their work only had started in late spring 2021. Meanwhile Ukrainian[…]Read more

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Best Genealogy Websites

Family Tree Bestows Best “Big” Genealogy Websites of 2021 Award to

Genealogy multimedia conglomerate Family Tree Magazine has awarded “Best “BIG” Genealogy Websites of 2021“. We’re thrilled and humbled to learn that the editors at Family Tree have named as one of their 101 Best Websites of 2021. Our site was named in the subcategory of “best big genealogy sites.” Here’s what they had[…]Read more

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Genealogies of Virginia Families

Genealogies of Virginia Families [From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography] Available by Individual Volume or Complete Set

From its beginnings in 1893 until the 1950s, the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography devoted considerable space to the publication of genealogical source material. In all, the Magazine published nearly 5,000 pages of compiled genealogies and related source material. In 1981, Genealogical Publishing Company ( re-arranged the genealogies, so that each is complete in[…]Read more

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New Biennial Catalogue Available for Download’s 2022/2023 Catalogue is now available for downloading. The 32-page catalogue features the newest and most popular books and e-books bearing either the Genealogical Publishing Company or Clearfield Company imprint. The 2022/2023 Catalogue contains descriptions of over 300 titles and includes the following categories: How-To Books and Manuals, General Reference, Census Records, Immigration & Passenger[…]Read more

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National Genealogical Society’s Virtual Conference

Check out the National Genealogical Society’s Virtual Conference

Like most genealogical societies, the National Genealogical Society will be holding its annual conference virtually this year. In fact the 2021 conference is literally days away (May 17-21). Here’s NGS’ vision for this year’s event: “Learn new strategies, resources, records, and techniques to sharpen your family history skills at the National Genealogical Society (NGS) Family[…]Read more

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