New Hampshire Periodicals

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Most family organizations, historical societies, and genealogical societies publish magazines and newsletters. They typically focus on the records of a particular county. Periodicals often include family genealogies and pedigrees, transcripts of local courthouse records, church records, and family Bible and cemetery records. They may also include information about local records, book reviews, and queries or requests for information about specific ancestors that can help you contact other interested researchers.

Periodicals or magazines of special interest to those conducting New Hampshire research are:

Indexes

Most of the periodicals listed above have annual indexes in the final issue for the year. For nationwide indexes to most of these and other family history periodicals see:

Periodical Source Index (PERSI). 31+vols. Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1986–. (1847– 1985]; (1986–1990]. This indexes over 1.1 million articles in over 5,000 English-language and French Canadian family history periodicals. For further instructions see the Periodical Source Index Resource Guide (34119). For easier-to-use, more complete computer editions of the index see:

Periodical Source Index CD-ROM. Orem, Utah: Ancestry, and the Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1997. Family History Library compact disc no.61. This disc does not circulate to Family History Centers. It merges all 31+ volumes into one index.

"Periodical Source Index Search." In Ancestry.com. [Orem, Utah]: Ancestry, 1999. Available at ancestry.com.

This online database is available only to Ancestry.com members for a subscription fee.

For more family history periodicals, study the FamilySearch Catalog Locality Search under:

NEW HAMPSHIRE- PERIODICALS

NEW HAMPSHIRE- GENEALOGY- PERIODICALS

NEW HAMPSHIRE- HISTORY- PERIODICALS

NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY]- GENEALOGY- PERIODICALS

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