Generations – MGS Journal

GenerationsCover2010DecThe Society’s quarterly journal entitled Generations provides articles on genealogical research methods and sources; additions to the MGS library; results of member’s individual research; and information relating to Society business and events. Although publication policy emphasizes Manitoba subjects and themes, articles of general genealogical interest concerning other provinces and locations are often included.


Members, and anyone else with an interest in genealogy, are welcome to submit articles or news items to the Society at Manuscripts or other articles for publication should be prepared as a Microsoft Word document, a Rich Text File (.rtf) or  a Flat File (.txt).  Please give appropriate credit when reprinting excerpts. Publication deadlines are Feb. 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. Although effort will be made to preserve accuracy, the MGS cannot accept responsibility for errors found in Generations.

A special feature of the journal is “Generation Gaps”, a queries section where individuals may seek the help of others researching similar names and locations. Members are permitted one free query per year; additional or non-member queries are $3.00 each. Queries should be sent to


Paid advertising in accordance with MGS policy may be accepted in Generations. Contact the Editor, Generations as above for advertising rates and guidelines.

For the benefit of those wishing to advertise in our quarterly journal, Generations, please see our Advertising Information showing full details and very reasonable costs. What a wonderful way to show your support for the Society!

Generations now sent electronically!

Generations Archives

The full collection of back and current issues is available on our members-only, password-protected area that is part of the MANI website. The issues from 1976 to 2010 are indexed in the MANI database and a search of MANI may provide a lead to an article printed in “Generations”. If you are a MGS member and have activated your MANI account, click on the “Generations” link on the search page header.