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Many family history periodicals publish local records of genealogical value. These may include genealogies; information about local records and archives; queries; census indexes; and transcripts of family Bibles, church records, court records, cemetery records, land records, obituaries, and wills.
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The following sources are the major genealogical periodicals for Maryland:
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Many family history periodicals publish local records of genealogical value. These may include genealogies; information about local records and archives; queries; census indexes; and transcripts of family Bibles, church records, court records, cemetery records, land records, obituaries, and wills.
  
''The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist''. 1959-1990. Published by Raymond B. Clark, Jr., P.O. Box 352, St. Michaels, MD 21663. (FHL book 975 B2m.)
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== Statewide Periodicals  ==
  
''Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin''. 1961-. Published by the Society, 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore, MD 21201. (FHL book 975.2 B2mb.)
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The following sources are the major genealogical periodicals for Maryland:
  
M''aryland Historical and Genealogical Bulletin''. 1930-50. Published by Roland F. Hayes, Jr., ed. (FHL book 975.2 B2ha; vol. 10 is on film 547581 item 2; Volumes. 12-20 on fiche 6017749.)
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*''Maryland Genealogical Society Journal''. 1961-. Published by the Society, 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore, MD 21201. (Family History Library book {{FHL|975.2 B2mb|disp=975.2 B2mb}}, 49 volumes.) Formerly known as the ''Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin.''
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*''Maryland Historical Magazine''. 1906-. Published by the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. (Family History Library book {{FHL|975.2 H25m|disp=975.2 H25m}}, 103 volumes; vols. 1-68 on 21 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|103784|title-id|disp=547210}}.) Full text versions of volumes 1 thru 17 are available at [http://books.google.com/books?q=editions:LCCN07023387&id=4CUUAAAAYAAJ&as_brr=1 Google Books]. Recent issues emphasize history and have less genealogical information.
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*''Maryland Magazine of Genealogy''. 1978-1982. Published by the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. (Family History Library book {{FHL|975.2 D25ma|disp=975.2 D25ma}}, 5 volumes.) This publication was absorbed by the ''Maryland Historical Magazine ''in 1983.
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*''The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist''. 1959-1990. Published by Raymond B. Clark, Jr., P.O. Box 352, St. Michaels, MD 21663. (Family History Library book {{FHL|1169317|title-id|disp=975 B2m}}, 31 volumes.)
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*''The Maryland Genealogical Bulletin''. 1930-50. Published by Robert F. Hayes, Jr., ed. (Family History Library book {{FHL|258754|title-id|disp=975.2 B2h}}; vol. 10 is on film {{FHL|258764|title-id|disp=547581}} item 2; Volumes. 12-20 on fiche {{FHL|258764|title-id|disp=6017749}}.) Formerly known as the ''Maryland Historical and Genealogical Bulletin''.
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*''Western Maryland Genealogy''. 1985-2003. Published by Donna Valley Russell, ed., P.O. Box 505, New Market, MD 21774 (Family History Library book {{FHL|360829|title-id|disp=975.2 D25w}}, 19 volumes.)<br>
  
''Maryland Historical Magazine''. 1906-. Published by the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. (FHL book 975.2 H25m; vols. 1-68 on 21 FHL films beginning with 547210.) The Maryland State Archives at http://www.msa.md.gov/ has a comprehensive card index to names and subjects in this magazine for 1906 to 1960. Recent issues emphasize history and have less genealogical information.
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== Indexes<br>  ==
  
''Maryland Magazine of Genealogy''. 1978-. Published by the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. (FHL book 975.2 D25ma.)
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Many of the periodicals listed above have annual indexes in the final issue for the year. For nationwide indexes to some family history periodicals, see:
  
'''Indexes'''. Many of the periodicals listed above have annual indexes in the final issue for the year. For nationwide indexes to some family history periodicals, see:
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*The Maryland State Archives at [http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/main.html http://www.msa.md.gov/] has an index to selected articles published in the ''Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin'', ''Maryland Historical Magazine'', and ''Western Maryland Genealogy''.  
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*''PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)''. Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1986-1997. (Family History Library book {{FHL|973 D25per|disp=973 D25per}}; fiche {{FHL|519852|title-id|disp=6016863}} [set of 40](1847-1985); fiche {{FHL|539226|title-id|disp=6016864}} [set of 15](1986-1990).) Indexes thousands of family history periodicals. Annual indexes have been published yearly from 1986-1997. At http://www.familysearch.org/ at the “guides” prompt on the home page. Sort by Title then under “P” for PERSI. The guide has helpful information, but since it was created in 1990, it does not have the most current information. The current version of this index is online at Heritagequestonline.com, which is available at the Family History Library, family history centers and many public libraries.
  
''PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)''. Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1987-. (FHL book 973 D25per; fiche 6016863 [set of 40](1847-1985); fiche 6016864 [set of 15](1986-1990);.) Indexes thousands of family history periodicals. Annual indexes have been published yearly since 1986. See the [[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|Periodical Source Index ]]article for further details.
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Also see [[United States Periodicals]].  
  
Also see the "Periodicals" section of the [[United States Periodicals|United States Research Outline]].
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== Family History Library Catalog  ==
  
The Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog lists more family history periodicals under:
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The&nbsp;Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog lists more family history periodicals under:  
  
MARYLAND - PERIODICALS
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:MARYLAND - PERIODICALS
  
MARYLAND, [COUNTY] - PERIODICALS
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:MARYLAND - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS
  
MARYLAND - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS
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:MARYLAND - SOCIETIES - PERIODICALS
  
MARYLAND - SOCIETIES - PERIODICALS
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:MARYLAND , [COUNTY] - PERIODICALS
  
MARYLAND , [COUNTY] - PERIODICALS
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:MARYLAND , [COUNTY] - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS
  
MARYLAND , [COUNTY] - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS
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MARYLAND , [COUNTY] - SOCIETIES - PERIODICALS
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== Web sites  ==
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Maryland Genealogical Society:&nbsp;[http://www.mdgensoc.org/ http://www.mdgensoc.org/]
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Maryland Historical Society:&nbsp;[http://www.mdhs.org/ http://www.mdhs.org/]
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== Further Reading&nbsp;  ==
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*George K. Schweitzer, ''Maryland Genealogical Research'' ([Knoxville, Tennessee]: G.K. Schweitzer, c1991), pp. 98-101.&nbsp; (Family History Library book&nbsp;{{FHL|504443|title-id|disp=975.2 D27s}}.)&nbsp;See section 19 on "Genealogical Periodicals."
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*Henry C. Peden, Jr., ''A Guide to Genealogical Research in Maryland'', 5th ed. Revised and Enlarged (Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 2001), pp. 1-50.&nbsp;(Family History Library book {{FHL|1019459|title-id|disp=975.2 D27}}.)&nbsp;Part 1 on "Maryland's Research Centers" contains some useful information on Maryland periodicals.
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*Kory L. Meyerink, "Genealogical Periodicals," in Kory L. Meyerink, editor, ''Printed Sources: A Guide to Published Genealogical Records'' (Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998), chap. 19, pp. 708-751. (Family History Library book&nbsp;{{FHL|719674|title-id|disp=016.9293 P96m}}.)
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*Roger D. Joslyn, "Maryland," in Alice Eichholz, editor, ''Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources'', 3rd&nbsp;ed.&nbsp;(Provo, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, c2004), pp. 297-309. [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Red_Book:_American_State,_County,_and_Town_Sources Free online version]; (Family History Library book {{FHL|1185723|title-id|disp=973. D27rb}}.)&nbsp;See section on "Periodicals, Newspapers, and Manuscript Collections." <br>
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Many family history periodicals publish local records of genealogical value. These may include genealogies; information about local records and archives; queries; census indexes; and transcripts of family Bibles, church records, court records, cemetery records, land records, obituaries, and wills.

Contents

Statewide Periodicals

The following sources are the major genealogical periodicals for Maryland:

  • Maryland Genealogical Society Journal. 1961-. Published by the Society, 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore, MD 21201. (Family History Library book 975.2 B2mb, 49 volumes.) Formerly known as the Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin.
  • Maryland Historical Magazine. 1906-. Published by the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. (Family History Library book 975.2 H25m, 103 volumes; vols. 1-68 on 21 Family History Library films beginning with 547210.) Full text versions of volumes 1 thru 17 are available at Google Books. Recent issues emphasize history and have less genealogical information.
  • Maryland Magazine of Genealogy. 1978-1982. Published by the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. (Family History Library book 975.2 D25ma, 5 volumes.) This publication was absorbed by the Maryland Historical Magazine in 1983.
  • The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist. 1959-1990. Published by Raymond B. Clark, Jr., P.O. Box 352, St. Michaels, MD 21663. (Family History Library book 975 B2m, 31 volumes.)
  • The Maryland Genealogical Bulletin. 1930-50. Published by Robert F. Hayes, Jr., ed. (Family History Library book 975.2 B2h; vol. 10 is on film 547581 item 2; Volumes. 12-20 on fiche 6017749.) Formerly known as the Maryland Historical and Genealogical Bulletin.
  • Western Maryland Genealogy. 1985-2003. Published by Donna Valley Russell, ed., P.O. Box 505, New Market, MD 21774 (Family History Library book 975.2 D25w, 19 volumes.)

Indexes

Many of the periodicals listed above have annual indexes in the final issue for the year. For nationwide indexes to some family history periodicals, see:

  • The Maryland State Archives at http://www.msa.md.gov/ has an index to selected articles published in the Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, Maryland Historical Magazine, and Western Maryland Genealogy.
  • PERiodical Source Index (PERSI). Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1986-1997. (Family History Library book 973 D25per; fiche 6016863 [set of 40](1847-1985); fiche 6016864 [set of 15](1986-1990).) Indexes thousands of family history periodicals. Annual indexes have been published yearly from 1986-1997. At http://www.familysearch.org/ at the “guides” prompt on the home page. Sort by Title then under “P” for PERSI. The guide has helpful information, but since it was created in 1990, it does not have the most current information. The current version of this index is online at Heritagequestonline.com, which is available at the Family History Library, family history centers and many public libraries.

Also see United States Periodicals.

Family History Library Catalog

The Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog lists more family history periodicals under:

MARYLAND - PERIODICALS
MARYLAND - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS
MARYLAND - SOCIETIES - PERIODICALS
MARYLAND , [COUNTY] - PERIODICALS
MARYLAND , [COUNTY] - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS
MARYLAND , [COUNTY] - SOCIETIES - PERIODICALS

Web sites

Maryland Genealogical Society: http://www.mdgensoc.org/

Maryland Historical Society: http://www.mdhs.org/

Further Reading 

  • George K. Schweitzer, Maryland Genealogical Research ([Knoxville, Tennessee]: G.K. Schweitzer, c1991), pp. 98-101.  (Family History Library book 975.2 D27s.) See section 19 on "Genealogical Periodicals."
  • Henry C. Peden, Jr., A Guide to Genealogical Research in Maryland, 5th ed. Revised and Enlarged (Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 2001), pp. 1-50. (Family History Library book 975.2 D27.) Part 1 on "Maryland's Research Centers" contains some useful information on Maryland periodicals.
  • Kory L. Meyerink, "Genealogical Periodicals," in Kory L. Meyerink, editor, Printed Sources: A Guide to Published Genealogical Records (Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998), chap. 19, pp. 708-751. (Family History Library book 016.9293 P96m.)
  • Roger D. Joslyn, "Maryland," in Alice Eichholz, editor, Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, c2004), pp. 297-309. Free online version; (Family History Library book 973. D27rb.) See section on "Periodicals, Newspapers, and Manuscript Collections."