A Look Back
Articles from Past Issues of
The Magazine of Virginia Genealogy
The Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly
For over fifty years, the Virginia Genealogical Society has published transcriptions and abstracts of original records, essays contributed by members detailing family history, book reviews of genealogical publications, and queries seeking research assistance. The volumes are a valuable resource. Presented in "A Look Back" are a few of the many articles appearing in the past that offer useful research advice, introductions to collections of archival and historical records, helpful research approaches that clarify genealogical confusion, and examples of well-researched and documented family history, often breaking through the walls presented by the destruction of Virginia state and local records.