Back Issues

TAG now accepts online orders and payment for back issues going back to 1966. Please select the menu option Shop > Order Back Issues.

Back Issues for Sale (1966 to Present):

We have most, but not all, original back issues of TAG available for purchase beginning with volume 42, number 1 (January 1966). The price is $12.00 per issue, postpaid for U.S. Domestic postage.   The one price exception is the double issue of 160 pages  published as vol. 79, nos. 1–2 (January/April 2004), whose price is $20.00.

Sales orders to Rhode Island residents require additional 7% sales tax.

Postage outside the United States on all back issue orders requires an additional $2.00 per issue (total: $14). If ordering online, Paypal will calculate and add “Standard International Shipping” of $2 per issue to your back-issue order.

For all back-issue orders, please allow up to two weeks from receipt of payment for delivery.

The table on the page Shop > Order Back Issues lists all TAG issues since January 1966, noting whether they available or out of print.  To purchase back issues, use the “Order Now” button for any issue desired and pay online; alternatively, you may list the issues you seek, calculate total price, and mail your order list with payment by check to:

The American Genealogist
P.O. Box 11
Barrington RI 02806-0011

To enable us to reply efficiently to all paper correspondence and orders, please include your e-mail address.

In order to be sure that you have the correct back issue in mind, use the combined PDF index linked from our “Consolidated Table of Contents” page. Note that there are separate listings in the Consolidated Contents document for each part of an article appearing in successive issues, so one must review repeated hits for keywords in authors or titles to be sure that all parts of a serialized article have been found.

Earlier volumes of TAG:

TAG Volumes 1–8 (1922–1932) were originally published with the title New Haven Genealogical Magazine. They have been reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company as Families of Ancient New Haven, and are available as nine volumes bound in three, $150.00 plus $6.00 shipping and destination-specific sales tax from:

Genealogical Publishing Company
1001 N. Calvert St.
Baltimore MD 21202

TAG Volumes 9–41 (1932–1965) were reprinted by Picton Press in 1989. The complete run of eleven three-year volumes is available for $849.00, postpaid; individual three-year volumes are $93.00 each, postpaid. An Every Name Index to TAG, Vols. 9–41 is available on CD-ROM from Picton Press for $43.95, postpaid; the eleven volumes and the index together are $875.00, postpaid (for shipments to Maine addresses add 6% sales tax) from:

Picton Press
Dept. T, P.O. Box 1347
Rockland ME 04841

Author / Subject / Title index:

At present we do not have a complete searchable author–title–subject list of TAG articles on our website, though we plan to make one available here in the future. Persons seeking an index of published TAG articles should consult the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), which is currently available at findmypast.com.

Out-of-print issues:

We do not have the facilities to make copies of articles from out-of-print issues. All issues may be obtained in microform or in prints from microform. For details contact:

National Archive Publishing Co.
300 N. Zeeb Road
Ann Arbor MI 48106

Photocopies of articles:

Photocopies of specific articles from TAG (and articles in many other genealogical journals) may be ordered from:

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
P.O. Box 2270
Fort Wayne IN 46801-2270

For a printable order form, go to Services > Article Fulfillment Form on the Genealogy Center’s website. Article copy service fees begin at $7.50 per order (for up to six articles), plus 20¢ per page.

TAG online:

Under a licensing agreement with the New England Historic Genealogical Society, digital access to TAG (down to a rolling window of five years before the present) is available digitally to NEHGS members, and may be consulted in the ‘Databases’ section of the NEHGS website, americanancestors.org.

For Further Information:

For all questions about subscriptions and back issues, please contact the journal by e-mail at:

subscriptions@americangenealogist.com