Membership and Gifts

Membership

Become a member of AJHS-NEA at the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) today to access the combined resources and expertise of the nation’s oldest ethnic historical society and America’s founding genealogical organization.

Sign up today on the NEHGS website (please note that you will be redirected to the website of NEHGS, American Ancestors) or call 1-888-296-3447 to begin advancing your research today!

Support

In addition to the many benefits of membership, when you make a charitable gift to the AJHS-NEHGS collaboration, you demonstrate your commitment to expanding and enhancing access to leading genealogical and historical scholarship about families and institutions in New England and beyond.

Your support helps develop new online access to genealogical research, provide new public education and outreach programs, create online access to our important and unique archives, and preserve the histories of the Jewish communities of Greater Boston and New England.

If you would like to make a donation, but not become a member, you may do so by sending a check to Judi Garner, Director, American Jewish Historical Society-NEA, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA. 02116; or you may make the donation via our secure PayPal account to the right.

All Memberships Include

Access to the collections,databases and digital archives of AJHS-NEA
Subscription to the AJHS-NEA quarterly e-newsletter
Access to all areas of the New England Historic Genealogical Society’s (NEHGS) website at www.americanancestors.org
Full on-site use of the NEHGS Research Library in Boston, including special collections and manuscripts
Access to premium databases like the Early American Newspapers
Subscriptions to American Ancestors magazine and The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
Discounts on research services and tutorials with staff genealogists – by phone or in person
Discounts on selected titles from our Bookstore

Please note, purchasing any membership from an international address will incur an additional 10 dollar charge.

Research Membership~ $79.95

Benefits include:

  • Annual membership for a single individual with the benefits shown above.

Family Membership~ $99.95

Benefits include:

  • Annual membership with all benefits shown above for up to three individuals living in the same household.

Friend Membership~ $125

Benefits include:

  • Annual membership with all benefits of Family Membership.
  • Includes a 15-minute teleconference or onsite consultation with a genealogist.
  • 20% discount on all NEHGS and Newbury Street Press publications.
  • Please call 888-296-3447 to place your order and receive your special discount.
  • Priority registration for select NEHGS events.
  • $25 [plus any amount contributed above $125] is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law will incur an additional 10 dollar charge.

Associate Membership~ $250

Benefits include:

  • Annual membership with all benefits of Family Membership.
  • 30-minute teleconference or onsite consultation with a genealogist.
  • An NEHGS membership pin.
  • 20% discount on all NEHGS and NSP publications.
  • Please call 888-296-3447 to place your order and receive your special discount.
  • Priority registration for select NEHGS events.
  • $135 is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Supporter Membership~ $500

Benefits include:

  • Annual membership with all benefits of Family Membership.
  • 30-minute teleconference or onsite consultation with a genealogist.
  • A signed publication from NEHGS.
  • An NEHGS membership pin.
  • 20% discount on all NEHGS and NSP publications.
  • Please call 888-296-3447 to place your order and receive your special discount.
  • Priority registration for select NEHGS events.
  • 1-year subscription to the Great Migration Newsletter Online version.
  • $375 is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Benefactor~ $750

Benefits include:

  • Annual membership with all benefits of Family Membership.
  • 60-minute teleconference or onsite consultation with a genealogist.
  • A private tour of the our Research Library in Boston.
  • A signed publication from NEHGS.
  • An NEHGS membership pin.
  • 20% discount on all NEHGS and NSP publications Please call 888-296-3447 to place your order and receive your special discount.
  • Priority registration for select NEHGS events.
  • 1-year subscription to the Great Migration Newsletter online version.
  • 1-year subscription to the Great Migration Newsletter Print version.
  • $590 is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Patron ~ $1,500

Benefits include:

  • Annual membership with all benefits of Family Membership.90-minute teleconference or onsite consultation with a genealogist.
  • A private tour of our Research Library in Boston
  • A signed publication from NEHGS
  • An NEHGS membership pin
  • 20% discount on all NEHGS and NSP publications Please call 888-296-3447 to place your order and receive your special discount
  • Priority registration for select NEHGS events
  • 1-year subscription to the Great Migration Newsletter Print version.
  • 1-year subscription to the Great Migration Newsletter Online version.
  • 1 Family Gift Membership to New England Historic Genealogical Society.
  • $1,225 is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law

Life (must be 62 or over) ~ $3,000

Benefits include:

  • All benefits of Research Membership
  • 3.5 hour teleconference or onsite consultation with a genealogist.
  • Sterling silver member lapel pin.
  • Personalized Member Certificate.
  • 1-year subscription to the Great Migration Newsletter Print version.
  • 1-year subscription to the Great Migration Newsletter Online version.
  • 1 Family Gift Membership to New England Historic Genealogical Society.
  • Must be at least 62 years of age to be eligible.
  • $1,625 is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.