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  • American Ancestors Spring 2014The Society’s popular 64-page magazine —American Ancestors: New England, New York, and Beyond— features a wide range of article topics and styles, and appeals to family historians of all levels. Each issue includes articles on useful sources and helpful research strategies as well as compelling historical accounts and interesting case studies. Regular columns delve into genetics and genealogy; examine NEHGS manuscript collections; and present announcements of new books, family associations, and DNA studies in progress.

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  • American Ancestors Summer 2014

    Volume 15, Number 3, Summer 2014

    Finding Your Ancestors in “Warning Out Records”

    Up Front

    View from the Family Tree



    In This Issue



    Connecting Families. Advancing History



    Ask Our Genealogists






    Programs & Tours



    Staff Profile




    Robert Love Walks the Streets of Boston and Warns Strangers
    Cornelia H. Dayton and Sharon V. Salinger



    Warnings Out and Notifications
    Ann S. Lainhart



    Introducting Elements of Genealogical Analysis
    Roberts Charles Anderson, FASG



    Excerpts from Abandoning America: Life-stories from early New England
    Susan Hardman Moore



    Cherished Mementos: Engraving by Richard Brunton from the Earliest Years of the American Republic
    Deborah M. Child



    “We should like to sit down by your fire side and chat”: The Letters of Asa and Sophronia (Spencer) Smith of Massachusetts and Ohio
    Oriene Morrow Springstroh



    The Maine Genealogist Now on
    Joseph C. Anderson II, FASG




    AJHS-NEA Spotlight
    Glimpses into Greater Boston’s Jewish Past: Three Collections Highlighting Early Twentieth-Century Education and Philanthropy
    Judith A. Garner



    Manuscripts @ NEHGS
    Manuscript Items, Large and Small: A Cross-section of the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections
    Timothy G.X. Salls



    Focus on New York
    New York-Related Articles in 2012–2013 Issues of Some Non-New York Journals
    Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG



    Family Focus
    Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & Recently Published



    From Our Collections



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