The Illinois State Genealogical Society Quarterly is read by nearly 2,000 members and is shelved in many libraries throughout Illinois and the United States. The Quarterly is published four times a year and contains 64 pages of genealogical data, records extractions and indexes, Illinois and family history, queries, and book reviews. The Quarterly is primarily aimed at genealogists and hobbyists who are interested in getting the most out of their Illinois research.
Contributing to the ISGS Quarterly
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit articles appropriate to the focus and format of the Quarterly. Articles of interest may include genealogy and family histories for Illinois families, Illinois research, or general topics in genealogy. The Quarterly solicits only original works, revised or updated articles, and articles based on lectures but we welcome photographs, in JPG format, to accompany articles. Photographs must be sent via email and must include source information.
Articles are to be submitted digitally as files attached to email. The preferred format is
Sources must be referenced in the document to be considered for publication.
A short (3-5 line) biography of the contributor should be included in the email with the article attachment.
Copyright to submitted material remains with the compiler, not ISGS or the Quarterly.
Send hard copy submissions to the ISGS Office: Illinois State Genealogical Society, Quarterly Editor, P.O. Box 10195, Springfield, IL 62791-0195.