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The Idaho Genealogical Society has published a collection of recipes in a cookbook titled"150 Years of Idaho Cooking", in honor of the Idaho Territorial Sesquicentennial. The book includes a number of recipes from Idaho's historical past, including interesting notes and anecdotes about the recipe or its contributor. Visit the IGS Publications page to order, or Click Here!

Latest News

The 2017 Summer / Fall Quarterly newsletter is now available in digital format. To access it, and all other quarterly issues, go to:
2017 Summer / Fall Quarterly
A list of research helps for Idaho genealogy is found on the Idaho Links page. Here is a direct link to
Idaho Research Resources
Another useful list of research helps is found on our blog Online Resources on IGS Blog.
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Summer / Fall Quarterly

The Summer / Fall combined quarterly is at the printers and will be mailed out soon. It is available in digital format now.

Board Meetings

The Idaho Genealogical Society Board of Directors will hold it's next meeting at 7557 W. Ustick Road, Boise, Idaho (corner of Cole and Ustick) on December 14, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. followed immediately by the DRC meeting (see below). All are welcome to attend.
[Note: We will be changing the meeting location after the first of the new year. We will announce it later].

Dead Relative Collectors Meetings

Watch here for details of the Dead Relative Collectors (DRC) meetings. The date, time and location will vary and will include field trips. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Our next DRC meeting will be December 14, 2017, 11:00 a. m. (immediately following the board meeting) at 7557 W. Ustick Road, Boise, ID 83704 (Corner of Cole and Ustick). Join us and learn from Juvanne Martin about comparing the different DNA testing companies' products.

Links to Neighboring States' Genealogical Organizations

Montana State Genealogical Society Montana State Genealogical Society
Oregon Genealogical Society Oregon Genealogical Society
Utah Genealogical Association Utah Genealogical Association
Washington State Genealogical Society Washington State Genealogical Society