The nation’s leading publisher of family history books and periodicals since 1847.

What's New in Publications?

The latest books, projects and more

NEHGS publishes books of enduring interest to families, genealogists, and historians, including authoritative guides and source record compilations.

The Weekly Genealogist

Special features, articles, and tips

Every Wednesday The Weekly Genealogist provides readers with news and information about NEHGS and the genealogical community.

The NEHG Register

Flagship journal of genealogy

Published quarterly since 1847, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register is the flagship journal of American genealogy and the oldest in the field, focusing on authoritative genealogies.

Mayflower Descendant

Pilgrim genealogy and history

Mayflower Descendant, a journal of Pilgrim genealogy and history—one of the most respected scholarly journals in the field of genealogy—is now published by NEHGS.

American Ancestors Magazine

Award winning genealogy publication

American Ancestors appeals to family historians of all levels. Major topics include useful sources, helpful research strategies, compelling historical accounts, and interesting case studies.

Books & Gifts Catalog

Browse our catalog online

Browse through our entire books and gifts catalog online. This catalog contains our latest publications, classic reprints, and much more.

Search Publication Databases

Search the Register and more

Several NEHGS publications are searchable databases, including The Register, Mayflower Descendant, and American Ancestors magazine.

Ongoing Study Projects

Early New England family histories

Study projects offer an in-depth look at family histories in early New England. These scholarly projects are available as publications and databases.

Newbury Street Press

Give the gift of your family story

The Newbury Street Press builds on the New England Historic Genealogical Society’s more than 170-year history of publishing compiled genealogies of enduring value.