The Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (WSGS) is a statewide genealogical organization. Founded in 1939, WSGS now has members both within and outside of Wisconsin.
WSGS is a non-stock, nonprofit Wisconsin corporation whose basic purpose is to encourage, facilitate and improve the quality of genealogical study in Wisconsin and about Wisconsin families. To these ends WSGS:
* Collects and publishes genealogical and historical material related to Wisconsin families and their forebears
* Conducts meetings and conferences for the instruction and interest of members
* Encourages the establishment of genealogical collections in libraries throughout the state
* Works to ensure public records in Wisconsin remain open for genealogical and historical research.