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Most family history periodicals publish transcriptions of local sources used in genealogical research. Information published in periodicals may include family histories, genealogies, historical background, maps, information about local records and archives, queries, census records, transcripts of family Bibles, church records, court records, cemetery records, land records, military records, obituaries, and wills. Often published by genealogical or historical societies, they typically focus on the records of a particular county, while a few may specialize in records of a particular ethnic group or religion. Among the periodicals for [[Portal:North Carolina|North Carolina]] at the Family History Library are:  
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''Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County''. 1973–. Published by the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, P.O. Box 938, Forest City, NC 28043. Telephone: 704-245-4000. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+D25b 975.6 D25b]; on 66 Family History Library fiche beginning with [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=6050630 6050630].) Old Tryon County took in the western counties of North Carolina.  
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Most family history periodicals publish transcriptions of local sources used in genealogical research. Information published in periodicals may include family histories, genealogies, historical background, maps, information about local records and archives, queries, census records, transcripts of family Bibles, church records, court records, cemetery records, land records, military records, obituaries, and wills. Often published by genealogical or historical societies, they typically focus on the records of a particular county, while a few may specialize in records of a particular ethnic group or religion. {{Adoption NCGenWeb}}
  
''Bulletin of the Wilkes Genealogical Society''. 1972–. Published by the Wilkes Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1629, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.682+B2b 975.682 B2b].) From 1967 to 1972, the title was Bulletin of the Original Wilkes County. Wilkes County took in the area of northwestern North Carolina near Virginia and Tennessee.
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''The Carolina Genealogist''. 1969–. Published by Heritage Papers, Danielsville, Georgia 30633. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975+B2cg 975 B2cg].) The Family History Library has volumes 1–36, 38 and 45–52. This periodical has information about North and South Carolina.
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Among the periodicals for [[North Carolina|North Carolina]] are:
  
''Journal of North Carolina Genealogy''. (Formerly: The North Carolinian.) 1955–1972. Published through 1974 by W. P. Johnson, Raleigh, North Carolina. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+B2j 975.6 B2j].) Each issue is indexed. There is also a 50-year index for 1924 to 1973.  
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*''Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County''. 1973–. Published by the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, P.O. Box 938, Forest City, NC 28043. Telephone: 704-245-4000. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975.6 D25b|disp=975.6 D25b}}; on 66 Family History Library fiche beginning with {{FHL|6050630|film|disp=6050630}}.) Old Tryon County took in the western counties of North Carolina.
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*''Bulletin of the Wilkes Genealogical Society''. 1972–. Published by the Wilkes Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1629, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975.682 B2b|disp=975.682 B2b}}.) From 1967 to 1972, the title was Bulletin of the Original Wilkes County. Wilkes County took in the area of northwestern North Carolina near Virginia and Tennessee.
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*''The Carolina Genealogist''. 1969–. Published by Heritage Papers, Danielsville, Georgia 30633. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975 B2cg|disp=975 B2cg}}.) The Family History Library has volumes 1–36, 38 and 45–52. This periodical has information about North and South Carolina.
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*''Journal of North Carolina Genealogy''. (Formerly: ''The North Carolinian''.) 1955–1972. Published through 1974 by W. P. Johnson, Raleigh, North Carolina. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975.6 B2j|disp=975.6 B2j}}.) Each issue is indexed. There is also a 50-year index for 1924 to 1973.
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*''North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal.'' 1975–. Published quarterly by the North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 30815, Raleigh, North Carolina 27622-0815. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975.6 B2s|disp=975.6 B2s}}.) Each issue is indexed. Consult the [http://www.ncgenealogy.org/ North Carolina Genealogical Society website] for information about submissiosn for the journal. Books for review are accepted, reviewed and then deposited at the North Carolina State Library.
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*''The North Carolina Historical Review''. 1924–. Published by the North Carolina Historical Commission, 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 17611. Telephone 919-703-2570. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975.6 B2h|disp=975.6 B2h}}.) A 50-year index for 1924 to 1973 is available:
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**North Carolina. Division of Archives and History. Department of Cultural Resources. ''The North Carolina Historical Review: Fifty- year Index. 1924–1973''. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975.6 B2h|disp=975.6 B2h}} index.)
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*''The Quarterly Review. 1974–''. Published by the Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 395, New Bern, North Carolina 28560. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975.6 B2e|disp=975.6 B2e}}.) There is an index to volumes 1–4 for 1974 to 1977:
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*''The Quarterly Review Index of the Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society''. Havelock, North Carolina: Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society, 1987. (Family History Center book {{FHL|975.6 B2e|disp=975.6 B2e}} index.)
  
''North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal.'' 1975–. Published by the North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1492, Raleigh, North Carolina 27602-1492. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+B2s 975.6 B2s].) Each issue is indexed.
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=== '''Indexes''' ===
  
''The North Carolina Historical Review''. 1924–. Published by the North Carolina Historical Commission, 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 17611. Telephone 919-703-2570. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+B2h 975.6 B2h].) A 50-year index for 1924 to 1973 is available:  
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Most periodicals listed above have annual indexes in the final issue for the year. Cumulative indexes of several years are also available for many of them. For nationwide indexes to some of these and other family history periodicals, see:  
  
North Carolina. Division of Archives and History. Department of Cultural Resources. ''The North Carolina Historical Review: Fifty- year Index. 1924–1973''. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+B2h 975.6 B2h] index.)
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=== Periodical Source Index (PERSI)  ===
  
''The Quarterly Review. 1974–''. Published by the Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 395, New Bern, North Carolina 28560. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+B2e 975.6 B2e].) There is an index to volumes 1–4 for 1974 to 1977:  
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Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1987–. (Family History Center book {{FHL|973 D25per|disp=973 D25per}}; fiche {{FHL|6016863|film|disp=6016863}} [set of 40] (1847–1985); fiche {{FHL|539226|title-id|disp=6016864}} [set of 15] (1986–1990).)&nbsp; PERSI indexes over 1.1 million articles in over 5,000 English-language and French-Canadian family history periodicals. Annual indexes have been published yearly since 1986. &nbsp;For computer editions, see:  
  
''The Quarterly Review Index of the Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society''. Havelock, North Carolina: Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society, 1987. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+B2e 975.6 B2e] index.)
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''Periodical Source Index Search''. On [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]($) [database on-line]. Orem, Utah: Ancestry, 1999. Ancestry.com is available from home but requires a membership fee. Click on the Search tab at the top then you will find a reference to it under the "Research and Finding Aids" section. It is also available for free at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers.  
  
'''Indexes'''. Most of the periodicals listed above have annual indexes in the final issue for the year. Cumulative indexes of several years are also available for many of them. For nationwide indexes to some of these and other family history periodicals, see:
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=== Family History Library Collection  ===
  
'''Periodical Source Index (PERSI)'''. Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1987–. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=973+D25per 973 D25per]; fiche [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=6016863 6016863] [set of 40] (1847–1985); fiche 6016864 [set of 15] (1986–1990).)&nbsp; PERSI indexes over 1.1 million articles in over 5,000 English-language and French-Canadian family history periodicals. Annual indexes have been published yearly since 1986. For further details, see the '''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/Rg/frameset_rg.asp?Dest=G1&Aid=&Gid=&Lid=&Sid=&Did=&Juris1=&Event=&Year=&Gloss=&Sub=&Tab=&Entry=&Guide=Periodical_Source_Index.ASP Periodical Source Index Resource Guide]'''. For computer editions, see:
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You can find more family history periodicals in the Family History Library [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Catalog] by using a Place Search under:  
 
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'''Periodical Source Index CD-ROM'''. Orem, Utah: Ancestry, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1997. (Family History Library CD-ROM no. 206) This disc does not circulate to Family History Centers.
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''Periodical Source Index Search''. On Ancestry.com [database on-line]. Orem, Utah: Ancestry, 1999. Ancestry.com is available from home but requires a membership fee. Click on the Search tab at the top then you will find a reference to it under the "Research and Finding Aids" section. It is also available for free at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers.
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Most family history periodicals publish transcriptions of local sources used in genealogical research. Information published in periodicals may include family histories, genealogies, historical background, maps, information about local records and archives, queries, census records, transcripts of family Bibles, church records, court records, cemetery records, land records, military records, obituaries, and wills. Often published by genealogical or historical societies, they typically focus on the records of a particular county, while a few may specialize in records of a particular ethnic group or religion.
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Periodicals

Among the periodicals for North Carolina are:

  • Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County. 1973–. Published by the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, P.O. Box 938, Forest City, NC 28043. Telephone: 704-245-4000. (Family History Center book 975.6 D25b; on 66 Family History Library fiche beginning with 6050630.) Old Tryon County took in the western counties of North Carolina.
  • Bulletin of the Wilkes Genealogical Society. 1972–. Published by the Wilkes Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1629, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659. (Family History Center book 975.682 B2b.) From 1967 to 1972, the title was Bulletin of the Original Wilkes County. Wilkes County took in the area of northwestern North Carolina near Virginia and Tennessee.
  • The Carolina Genealogist. 1969–. Published by Heritage Papers, Danielsville, Georgia 30633. (Family History Center book 975 B2cg.) The Family History Library has volumes 1–36, 38 and 45–52. This periodical has information about North and South Carolina.
  • Journal of North Carolina Genealogy. (Formerly: The North Carolinian.) 1955–1972. Published through 1974 by W. P. Johnson, Raleigh, North Carolina. (Family History Center book 975.6 B2j.) Each issue is indexed. There is also a 50-year index for 1924 to 1973.
  • North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal. 1975–. Published quarterly by the North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 30815, Raleigh, North Carolina 27622-0815. (Family History Center book 975.6 B2s.) Each issue is indexed. Consult the North Carolina Genealogical Society website for information about submissiosn for the journal. Books for review are accepted, reviewed and then deposited at the North Carolina State Library.
  • The North Carolina Historical Review. 1924–. Published by the North Carolina Historical Commission, 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 17611. Telephone 919-703-2570. (Family History Center book 975.6 B2h.) A 50-year index for 1924 to 1973 is available:
    • North Carolina. Division of Archives and History. Department of Cultural Resources. The North Carolina Historical Review: Fifty- year Index. 1924–1973. (Family History Center book 975.6 B2h index.)
  • The Quarterly Review. 1974–. Published by the Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 395, New Bern, North Carolina 28560. (Family History Center book 975.6 B2e.) There is an index to volumes 1–4 for 1974 to 1977:
  • The Quarterly Review Index of the Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society. Havelock, North Carolina: Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society, 1987. (Family History Center book 975.6 B2e index.)

Indexes

Most periodicals listed above have annual indexes in the final issue for the year. Cumulative indexes of several years are also available for many of them. For nationwide indexes to some of these and other family history periodicals, see:

Periodical Source Index (PERSI)

Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1987–. (Family History Center book 973 D25per; fiche 6016863 [set of 40] (1847–1985); fiche 6016864 [set of 15] (1986–1990).)  PERSI indexes over 1.1 million articles in over 5,000 English-language and French-Canadian family history periodicals. Annual indexes have been published yearly since 1986.  For computer editions, see:

Periodical Source Index Search. On Ancestry.com($) [database on-line]. Orem, Utah: Ancestry, 1999. Ancestry.com is available from home but requires a membership fee. Click on the Search tab at the top then you will find a reference to it under the "Research and Finding Aids" section. It is also available for free at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers.

Family History Library Collection

You can find more family history periodicals in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under:

NORTH CAROLINA- PERIODICALS

NORTH CAROLINA- GENEALOGY- PERIODICALS

NORTH CAROLINA- SOCIETIES- PERIODICALS

NORTH CAROLINA- HISTORY- PERIODICALS

NORTH CAROLINA , [COUNTY]- PERIODICALS

NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY]- GENEALOGY- PERIODICALS

NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY]- SOCIETIES- PERIODICALS