West Virginia Periodicals

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A variety of genealogical material has been published in periodicals. An index to several significant periodicals and other published sources is Earl Gregg Swem, Virginia Historical Index, Two Volumes in four, 1934-36, Reprint (Gloucester, Massachusetts: Peter Smith, 1965; Family History Library book 977.5 H22s; fiche 6046961; 1965 reprint on films 485948-49).

A list of helpful periodicals that include pre-1863 West Virginia is included under Virginia Periodicals. Other major genealogical periodicals helpful for West Virginia are:

The Journal of the Kanawha Valley Genealogical Society. 1977-. Published by the Kanawha Valley Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 8555, South Charleston, West Virginia 25303-8555. (Family History Library book 975.43 D25j.)

Tri-County Researcher. 1976-. Published by Linda Goddard Stout, P.O. Box 196, Proctor, West Virginia 26055-0196, Telephone: 304-455-3203. (Family History Library book 975.41 B2t; Volumes 1-11 and 13 are on fiche 6048907-18.) Covers Marshall, Tyler, and Wetzel Counties.

Virginia Genealogist. 1957-. Published by John Frederick Dorman, P.O. Box 4883, Washington, DC 20008. (Family History Library book 975.5 B2vg; Volumes 1-12, 21-35 on films 844855 item 2-4 and 844856-7.) There are cumulative indexes for volumes 1-35.

West Augusta Historical and Genealogical Society Newsletter. 1944-. Published by the West Augusta Historical and Genealogical Society, 2515 10th Avenue, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-5829. (Family History Library book 975.422 D25t.)

West Virginia History: A Quarterly Magazine. 1939-. Published by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Cultural Center, Capitol Complex, Charleston, West Virginia, 25305-0300. (Family History Library book 975.4 B2wh.)

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