Stirpes, the journal of the Texas State Genealogical Society, contains helpful case studies and research articles, county records, family histories, reviews, TxSGS news, partner society news, other articles of genealogical interest.

Current Issue

Download a free preview of our 2017 September Issue (PDF, 4 MB).

Back Issues

Back issues of Stirpes are available at a nominal cost per copy as long as supply lasts. Please email for more information.

Historical back issues (1961 – 1990) are available online for free at The Portal to Texas History. To browse contents, click here.

Interested in Writing for Stirpes?

The editorial board solicits articles and materials such as letters, diaries, photographs, and book reviews relating to Texas genealogy and history. Stirpes has no quotas with respect to authorship or content. Edited works may be submitted to the author for review at the end of the editing process prior to publication. The author retains copyright to his work. The Texas State Genealogical Society retains the right to print this material exclusively for one year dating from its first printing in Stirpes. The writer may use and distribute his material for presentations, lectures, seminars, or for similar purposes.

For additional questions, please reference the Stirpes submission guidelines.