United States Libraries and Societies Genealogists Use in Genealogy Research (51 resources)

United States Libraries and Societies Genealogists Use in Genealogy Research (51 resources)By Barry J. Ewell

Have you ever wondered which libraries, archives and historical/genealogical society could help in your genealogical research?

The following 51 articles highlight the libraries, archives, and societies where you will be able to find genealogical resources in the United States.

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Genealogy: Strategy for field research #4—Searching libraries and archives in the country

Genealogy: Strategy for field research #4—Searching libraries and archives in the countryBy Barry J. Ewell

As I have conducted research in various countries, I have learned to expect to find the unexpected. Some of my experiences were as follows:

  • Record offices will have government hours (perhaps closing for lunch).
  • You may need advance reservations.
  • You may need to look up your resources in a catalog and write them on a request form, which you submit to the reference librarian. Continue reading