Maine Genealogical Society


The Maine Genealogical Society (MGS) has an extremely active publishing program.  A membership newsletter is published quarterly, as is The Maine Genealogist, our scholarly journal.  Both are sent to members as soon as available. In addition, the Society has a published a collection of more than 90 Special Publications over the last several years.  We are very proud of our publications program and believe them to be a significant contribution to the study of Maine genealogy and history. More information on our major series can be found below.

A complete listing of Vital Records publications is available below in our Online Store, and in the MGS Booklist with a mail-order form. Books are shipped via USPS (Post Office).

Listing of all Maine Genealogical Society Publications published from 1985 through June 2022: MGS Special Publications List.

The Maine Genealogist is published in February, May, August, and November.

Submission Guidelines

The editor will consider previously unpublished articles or source material pertaining to Maine families and genealogy. The material cannot be under consideration for publication elsewhere and must observe all copyright laws. Especially sought are well-documented family studies or instructional articles, both of which should emphasize problem-solving and research techniques. The editor reserves the right to edit any article submitted. Responsibility for the accuracy of printed information is with the submitter. Articles should not be reprinted without prior written permission from the author and the editor.

Articles for consideration in The Maine Genealogist should be sent to the editor: Joseph C. Anderson

Book Reviews: Books for review should include price, postage & handling costs, and the address for ordering. Send books for review to Joseph C. Anderson II, 5337 Del Roy Drive, Dallas TX 75229-3016. All books submitted become the property of MGS.

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