The Houston Genealogical Forum logo was drawn by Mr. Herman J. Guillot, president of the Forum in 1977.
Circle – In genealogical and inheritance charts, a female. Represents the search for our maternal ancestors.
Square – In genealogical and inheritance charts a male. Represents the search for our paternal ancestors.
Hourglass- Represents both genealogic time and the time involved search for one’s ancestors.
Heraldic Shield – Represents the physical recording of our family history or genealogy.
Colors: Black represents the unknown or yet to be discovered
White represents the known or discovered
Citation: Gregory, Marolf P., “Forum Logo.” The Genealogical Record XIX (December 1977): 62.