Maryland Genealogical Society
Maryland Genealogical Society


The Maryland Genealogical Society Journal and Bulletin
The Society publishes the Journal three times annually.  It includes over 500 pages per year of Maryland source records, family histories, “how-to” articles to improve genealogical research skills, book reviews, and other features. The Journal is a must for anyone researching their heritage in the state of Maryland. The Bulletin, the predecessor to the Journal, was published from 1960 until 2007.            
The Bulletin, the predecesor to the Journal, was published from 1960 until 2007Click here to review the table of contents of the current issue of the Journal. If you want to read the entire issue cover to cover, become a member of the Society. It will be delivered to your door three times a year! 
Cumulative tables of contents are available for both the Bulletin and the Journal, and PDF searchable indexes of almost every issue are also available.
Online Archive of the MGS Bulletin and Journal
As an exclusive member benefit, MGS members can view full-text searchable digitized copies of all volumes of the Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin (1960-2007) and the Maryland Genealogical Society Journal (2008-present). There are 235+ issues available spanning over 60 years. After you sign in as a member, select “MGS Bulletin & Journal” from the dropdown menu under "Members Only" on the lefthand navigation bar.
Purchasing Back Issues and Articles
Back issues of the Bulletin and the Journal are available for purchase (click here).
To order copies of individual articles, please contact us for pricing by emailing or writing us at 610 Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201. You may then pay by check or by using the PayPal button below. 
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Submitting Articles and Advertising in the Journal
We encourage you to consider submitting an article for publication in the Journal. For more information on suibmission requirements and on opportunities for advertising in the Journal, see the following links.

MGS News
Since 1972, the Maryland Genealogical Society has published a newsletter to keep members abreast of items of ephemeral interest such as activities of the Society and other local historical and genealogical groups; new publication announcements; membership renewals; advertisements; deaths of members and local genealogists; as well as announcements of other current issues. Starting in 2018, the printed MGS Newsletter transitioned to a e-newsletter format with publication of the first issue of the MGS News.
Receipt of MGS News is a benefit of membership, and archived copied of past newsletters are available to members in the Members Only section of the web site. If you would like to submit an item for possible inclusion in the newsletter, email
“Leave No Stone Unturned” was a series of occasional articles in MGS News and its predecessor, the MGS Newsletter, by the late Robert Barnes. Bob was the author of many source books, compiled family histories, and guides, and taught many courses in genealogical research and lectured at genealogical conferences. An archive of his articles is available to MGS members in the Members Only section of the web site.