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Annual, non-voting membership for organizations that includes a printed version of our publication.


Membership Benefits


  • Meetings & Programs: Minimum of six meetings (in-person and online) per year featuring speaker programs, workshops, and member field trips.
  • Western New York Genealogist: Four issues (June, September, December, and March) of our quarterly member publication, the Western New York Genealogist.  Content includes topics such as research strategies and techniques, resource profiles, developments in the field of genealogy, and upcoming regional and national programs.
  • June Partridge Zintz Memorial Library:  Use of the society's reference library located in the Grosvenor Room of the B&ECPL Central Library (downtown Buffalo). The Zintz Collection contains more than 3,000 books, 700 reels of microfilm, and hundreds of genealogical and historical periodicals. Our library also includes such unique society resources as the Vital Index of Early Western New York Families, bible and marriage records, and member-submitted ancestor charts.

Societies & Libraries Membership: Annual (May 1 - April 30)

  • A society membership runs from May 1st to April 30th and starts with the June issue, regardless of the date on which you join.

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