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    Search our 64-page magazine published by NEHGS beginning in 2010, American Ancestors contains a wealth of information for family historians. American Ancestors features a wide range of article topics and styles, and is designed to appeal to family historians of all levels. This database currently contains the first two volumes of the publication, Vol. 11 and Vol. 13.

    You can also search the prior iteration NEHGS magazine, New England Ancestors.

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  • American Ancestors: New England, New York, and Beyond, a sixty-four page, perfect-bound magazine, reaches 25,000 NEHGS members four times each year.

    All ads are printed in the interior of the magazine in black and white. Ads may be purchased for a single issue or as a four-issue (one year) agreement. Four-issue agreements offer a substantial savings, the option to change your ad on an issue-by-issue basis, and the option to pay in four installments over the course of the year.

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    Full Page 7.375” x 10” $500 
    Half page
    7.375” x 5” $265 $240
    Quarter page 3.6875” x 5” $180 $160
    Eighth page 3.6875” x 2.5” $90 $80

    Ad Submission Deadlines



    Mail Date
    Winter 2013 (14:1) 12/03/2012

    February 2013

    Spring 2013 (14:2)

    03/04/2013 May 2013

    Summer 2013 (14:3) 

    06/03/2013 August 2013

    Fall 2013 (13:4)

    09/03/2013 November 2013

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    Digital files (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) are preferred. Microsoft Word files will be reset in the magazine’s page layout software. High resolution PDFs are acceptable with embedded fonts and images. Font substitutions will be made as needed.

    Artwork must be submitted separately in TIF, JPG, or EPS format. (Images embedded within high resolution PDFs are also acceptable.) Minimum resolution for grayscale art is 300 dpi and for line art, 1200 dpi.

    Fonts must be Postscript fonts. TrueType fonts are not accepted.

    Ads must be formatted to the exact size specified. All ads smaller than a full page will be fit into a preset border and must be submitted without a borders.

    Files may be submitted by email or on CD-ROM.

    To place an ad in American Ancestors, please contact:

    Jean Powers
    New England Historic Genealogical Society
    101 Newbury Street
    Boston, MA 02116

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