Society Publications

The Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society regularly produces two publications.

Tree Tips

Our monthly membership newsletter has articles, columns, and helpful information about Society activities. It previews the topic and speaker for each month’s membership meeting and includes a calendar of events. Current and past issues are available to members and non-members

Ancestors West

Subscriptions to Ancestors West are a benefit of Society membership, and are available digitally to view online by Society members here. Past issues are available in print to read or purchase at our Sahyun Genealogical Library.

Deadline for Ancestors West Articles February 1, 2023

Your submission in a Microsoft Word document can be from 500 to 2,500 words.

PDFs or files containing hyperlinks (e.g., Google Docs, websites, etc.) cannot be used.

Photos should be JPGs at high resolution and submitted separately.

Send to: Kristin Ingalls

The theme for the next issue is:

Tell Your Story Now!

Each issue we give you a suggested theme, although all stories are welcome.

This issue we suggested re-examining stories or again attacking brick walls to see if there is more or new information available that tells you more about your family.

Because Valentines Day is in February, we would like to
encourage you to remember love stories about your family.  Might you have love letters or Valentine’s cards you inherited?  Engagement
rings?  Wedding photos or memorabilia?   Would you, could you, share those with us?

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