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AFHS Membership

Membership Benefits - Print out this form to join today or NEW: Join/renew online with PayPal

  1. a members-only email list called Windsock that informs members of upcoming events, emergency library closures and other important items
  2. ten regular meetings each year with presentations to help learn about or carry out your family history research
  3. start on the right foot by learning the basics; get involved with the Beginners SIG (special interest group)
  4. ten The Breeze newsletters per year, keeping members informed of upcoming local and other events across Alberta
  5. four issues of Chinook per year; news items and articles of interest to family historians
  6. Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to help researchers in specific areas whether your special interest is computers, or locales such as England, Ireland, Maritimes, Scotland - even Metis research
  7. special events such as our FamilyRoots seminars, and other periodic seminars with visiting experts
  8. a free lending library of books, reference materials and an invaluable collection of genealogical journals from across Canada and abroad
  9. free publication of specific research queries in Chinook
  10. free publication of your surname interests in Chinook and also on the AFHS website
  11. free publication of your business ad on the Local genealogical services page of the website
  12. permission to use AFHS Member graphic (see below) on your website
  13. opportunities to get involved in Society activities, to share and learn
  14. opportunities to meet other local members with the same research interests
  15. opportunities to gain from the research of others and also share information on one's own research
  16. opportunities to gain new friends and have some darn good fun!


Don't miss any benefits or opportunities.

Download an application form and join today

or NEW: Join/renew online with PayPal


Membership fees


USA members: Please pay in US dollars. The membership year is from January 1 to December 31.


Queries and Research

The following options exist to communicate research interests with Calgary family historians.


See Contacts for a full listing of e-mail contacts to our board members, key volunteers, and Special Interest Groups (SIGS) that focus on specific geographic or technical areas.


AFHS linkback imageIf you would like to provide a graphic link to our website we'd be most pleased. Feel free to use this image. Please save it to your own hard drive/server and don't simply link back to our copy. This will save stress on our server. Thank you!