Genealogy: Part 2—Strategy for searching societies and libraries

Part 2—Strategy for searching societies and libraries By Barry J. Ewell

As outlined, societies and libraries collect books, manuscripts, reference files, maps, newspapers, photographs and all other items of historical value.  The following is an outline of steps you might consider to unlock and find your family’s history and genealogy.

Step 1. Consult Handbooks on Genealogical Research
Handbooks on genealogical research offer instruction, advice, and information useful to both beginning and advanced genealogists. Topics covered by these books include Continue reading