Houston Genealogical Forum Image: Rotator Sample File

The HGF Logo

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.