AG:ABC 	American Genealogy: A Basic Course
AHA 	Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company
BCG 	Board for Certification of Genealogists
C.A.	Certified Archivist
CG 	Certified Genealogist
CGI 	Certified Genealogical Instructor
CGL 	Certified Genealogical Lecturer
DAC 	Daughters of American Colonists
DAR 	National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
FASG	Fellow, American Society of Genealogists
FNGS 	Fellow, National Genealogical Society
FUGA 	Fellow, Utah Genealogical Association
IGHR 	Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research
JD 	Juris Doctor
LoC 	Library of Congress
LVA 	Library of Virginia, Richmond
NARA 	National Archives and Records Administration
NEHGS 	New England Historic Genealogical Society
NGS 	National Genealogical Society
NIGR 	National Institute on Genealogical Research (at National Archives)
VIGR 	Virginia Institute on Genealogical Research