Penn in Hand: GSP Newsletter

The first Penn in Hand  (PIH) newsletter was published from 1980 to 2016 and included news of genealogical societies across Pennsylvania, information on upcoming genealogical events, research tips, and a list of new members. While many changes have taken place in the world of genealogy since 1980, the core information in Penn in Hand has remained valuable to researchers.

We encourage you to read old issues of PIH for research tips from seasoned genealogists, reviews of books that could be helpful in your work, and family history stories that can inform your understanding of your own family.

 GSP is very interested in publishing the work of its members, so we encourage you to submit articles of interest to GSP to

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There are also several inconsistencies of volume and issue numbering in the first ten years of PIH’s publication that reflect changes in editors’ preferences rather than missing issues.

Publications Committee:

  • Jane Benner
  • Valerie-Anne Lutz
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