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GENEALOGY: BASIC REFERENCE SOURCES


Central Library is fortunate to have a separate Genealogy Collection, located on the 4th floor. Materials in this collection do not circulate, and are designated by the letters "GENE" at the beginning of the call number. Other genealogy books are located in the circulating collection on the 4th floor, usually with a 929.1 call number. These books may be checked out. Materials with the letter "R" in front of the call number are found in the reference collection on the 2nd floor, and do not circulate.


Bibliographies
and Indexes

4th floor
A Bibliography of American County Histories GENE 973.016 F479
Genealogical & Local History Books in Print GENE 929.1 G3263
Genealogies in the Library of Congress GENE 929.1016 K15
Genealogy Annual GENE 929 3264
Periodical Source Index (PERSI) GENE 929.2 P445
How-to-do-it
videos
1st floor
Ancestors: How to Research Your Family History VIDEO 929.1 A538
How-to-do-it
books
4th floor
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Genealogy 929.1 R795
Locating Lost Family Members and Friends 929.1072 H659
Unpuzzling Your Past: A Basic Guide to Genealogy 929.1 C948
Handbooks and
Guides
4th floor

For current U.S. vital
records information,
use website www.vitalrec.com
Ancestry's Red Book GENE 929.1072 A538
Cite Your Sources GENE 929.1 L141 1985 +circ
Evidence - Citation & Analysis 929.1 M657
The Genealogist's Address Book GENE 929.1025 B477
Handy Book for Genealogists GENE 929.1 E93h
Kinship: It's All Relative GENE 306.83 A756 1990 +circ. copy
Printed Sources GENE 929.3 P957
Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy R929.1072 G816 +circ
The Source GENE 929.1 S724
Vital Records Handbook GENE 929.1 K32
U.S. Colonial
Period Sources

4th floor
The Great Migration Begins GENE 929.20973 A549 (3 vols.)
Mayflower Families Through Five Generations GENE 929.20973 M468 (18 vols.)
Reading Early American Handwriting GENE 427.973 S751
Periodicals
4th floor
Genealogy
Collection
American Genealogist (TAG)
Ancestry (located at Central and M.L. King branches)
Everton's Genealogical Helper
National Genealogical Society Quarterly
New England Historical and Genealogical Register
Ethnic and Foreign Sources
4th floor
Address Book for Germanic Genealogy GENE 929.10893 T449
African American Genealogical Sourcebook GENE 929.108996 A258
Ancestral Trails 929.1 H535 (British)
Asian American Genealogical Sourcebook GENE 929.108985 A832
Burke's Peerage & Baronetage GENE 929.72 B959 (British)
Census Records for Latin America & the Hispanic US GENE 929.3 P719
Cherokee Proud: Guide for Tracing Your Cherokee Ancestors GENE 970.3 C522zm3
Finding a Place Called Home GENE 929.108996 W898 +circ (Afr. Am.)
Finding Our Fathers GENE 929.1 R851 (Jewish)
Finding your Hispanic Roots 929.1072 R996
Finding Your People 929.108996 J32 (African American)
From Generation to Generation 929.1 K96 (Jewish)
Genealogical Research in England's Public Record Office 929.1 R356
Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors R929.1072 C287g 1998 +circ. copy)
Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Italian Ancestors 929.1072 N427
German-English Genealogical Dictionary GENE 929.103 T449
Germanic Genealogy GENE 929.1072 G373
Germans to America: Lists of Passengers GENE 929.308931 G373
Hidden Half of the Family GENE 929.1072 S294h (Women)
Hispanic Surnames and Family History GENE 929.40946 P719 +circ)
How to Trace Your Native American Heritage VIDEO 929.1 H847 (1st floor)
In Search of Your British & Irish Roots GENE 929.1072 B3556 +circ
Irish Records: Sources for Family & Local History GENE 929.3415 R988
Italian-American Family History 929.108951 C287
Italian Genealogical Records GENE 929.1072 C689
Italians to America: List of Passengers GENE 929.308951 I88 (9 vols.)
Native American Genealogical Sourcebook GENE 929.108997 N278
Record Sources
2nd and 4th floor
Cemeteries of the US: A Guide to Contact Information for US
Cemeteries and Their Records R929.5025 C394
Confederate Research Sources GENE 026.9737 C748zn
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy GENE 929.373 H665
The Great War: A Guide to the Service Records GENE 940.3 S294
Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses GENE 911.73 T498
Federal Population Censuses, 1790-1890; 1900; 1910; 1920: A Catalog of Microfilm Copies GENE 929.3 F293
Guide to Naturalization Records of the US GENE 929.373 S294
State Census Records GENE 929.373 L187
They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant
Ancestor's Arrival Record GENE 929.1072 C698t
U.S. Catholic Sources GENE 026.282 H924
United States Cemetery Address Book GENE 929.50973 K87
U.S. Military Records GENE 929.373 N338



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Last updated January 13, 2002. Please send comments, questions, and reports of problems to the Web Manager. Composed by: James C. Scott, Information Services Librarian, SPL Central Library. Copyright : 2001.