SOCIETY AND MEMBERSHIP
The Clan Graham Society is an organization of the descendants of the families of the "Gallant Grahams" of old Scotland. Its membership is made up of those Grahams who know and who propagate the very distinguished accomplishments and honorable ideals of the Grahams, past and present. Because of the large number of Grahams in Scotland, their wide dispersion all along the Highland line was from Montrose on the North Sea to Loch Lomond (and further west) down past Glasgow through the Lowlands to Carlisle on the Border.
Membership in the Clan Graham Society is open to all people throughout North America and any country who can claim Graham ancestry. Click HERE to check for eligibility details. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download some of the membership and various forms and informational brochures.
For more information about becoming a member of the Clan Graham Society, please contact:
Membership Vice President
2919 Denson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921-6671
Phone: (865) 368-2543
Canadian Membership Chairman
19 Brae Valley Court
Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1V1
Phone: (905) 982-1534
Officers and Council Members
The affairs of the Society are directed by the elected and appointed officers, six members-at-large, three Trustees and the Regional Commissioners who comprise the Council. They are elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Society. Click HERE for a list of current officers. This page also contains election information.
Policy, operations, and procedures are governed by the bylaws of the Society, adopted by the membership and amended by action of the AGM. Log in to the Members Only site to access the full PDF version of the most recent bylaws.
The Clan Graham News, the official award-winning publication of the Clan Graham Society, serves as the voice of the Grahams of North America. A magazine and newspaper format has been published quarterly (spring, summer, fall and winter). The next deadline is Oct. 31, 2014.
Beginning in 2015, one printed “digest” of the Clan Graham News will be published annually. The deadline for the print edition is June 30. This annual date may be adjusted to accommodate AGM and Games information.
Submissions from Society members are highly encouraged and may be published in the printed edition (annually) or eNews (end of February, April, June, August, October and December). Deadlines for the eNews is the first day of the month of publication.
The editor reserves the right to edit, condense, delay publication of or reject any submitted material in keeping with the amount of space and/or subject matter.
Submissions of articles and photos must be original works to avoid copyright infringement.
Uncropped photos must be in original digital form (.jpg/.jpeg), preferably in color. Alterations or manipulations are not acceptable; minor retouching and color correction are done in-house.
Please email stories as a Word attachment rather than a PDF or include the text in the body of an email message. Email all attachments to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Past editions are available for $20 on a special DVD archive from 1976-early 2011. See our Sale Items page for details. All other issues are archived on the Members Only site and may be downloaded (PDF only).
The Laurel is an additional publication for Canadian members of the Society. Special editions include a calendar of games and gatherings across Canada, profiles and interviews and other historial news items and genealogical features. It is available in a hard-copy format and is downloadable (PDF only) from the Members Only site as well.
Please contact the Editor Ann Belanger at email@example.com for more information about The Laurel.
Scholarship for Scottish Arts
The officers of the Clan Graham Society
voted to establish a special scholarship to encourage and promote Scottish arts and culture. Members of the Clan Graham
Society and their relatives will be considered
first to receive the scholarship funds, but the
funds are not restricted to Clan Graham
The application form is downloadable HERE (Word document). The annual deadline is April 30. If you, or anyone you know, would like to
be considered for these funds, or need more information, please contact Kate Graham at kate_graham@mindspring.
com or call (770) 978-4232.
The Legacy Circle is the Clan Graham Society's estate giving program. The objective of the program is to create an endowment, from which the earning will support the operating cost of the Society.
Please consider becoming a member of the Legacy Circle by a gift in your will or estate plan. Your support can play a vital role in the future of the Clan Graham Society. Through your generosity, the heritage of the Grahams of Scotland will continue to be passed on to future generations.
For details about this program, please contact Joel Warren, Legacy Circle Chairman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.