Mary Clement Douglass, Certified Genealogist, is owner of Historical Matters - Historical and Genealogical Research in Kansas. She is a researcher, teacher, author, architectural historian, and curator. She is past chair of the Salina Heritage Commission, former Architectural Historian for the City of Salina, and author of Historic Resources Survey, Part II Salina, KS 1984-85. She is a former board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies.
Mary lectures nationally on genealogical methodology. Mary revised the "Kansas" chapter in Ancestry's Red Book, Third Edition, 2004. Her article, "Genealogical Research in Kansas," was published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, June 2004. Her articles have appeared in Ancestry, Everton's Genealogical Helper, and Family Chronicle magazines.