9780916489700

Printed Sources : A Guide to Published Genealogical Records

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  • ISBN13:

    9780916489700

  • ISBN10:

    0916489701

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-04-01
  • Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
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Summary

Printed Sources addresses the large and growing body of printed material - the background information, finding aids, published original records, and compiled records - that can assure success in your family history research. This guide will make your research easier by identifying, defining, and explaining how to use the myriad of printed genealogical sources. You'll learn about vital records, county histories, published indexed, and many other types of printed sources that can lead you to your ancestors.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction and Foundations for Research 1(32)
Part 1: Background Information
General Reference
33(36)
Martha L. Henderson
Instructional Materials
69(26)
Sandra Hargreaves Luebking
Geographic Tools: Maps, Atlases, and Gazetteers
95(52)
Carol Mehr Schiffman
Ethnic Sources
147(30)
Loretto Dennis Szucs
Part 2: Finding Aids
Bibliographies and Catalogs
177(16)
David T. Thackery
Published Indexes
193(24)
Kip Sperry
Part 3: Printed Original Records
Vital and Cemetery Records
217(52)
Karen Clifford
Church Sources
269(32)
Richard W. Dougherty
Censuses and Tax Lists
301(54)
G. David Dilts
Published Probate Records
355(34)
Wendy B. Elliott
Printed Land Records
389(48)
Wendy B. Elliott
Karen Clifford
Court and Legal Records
437(32)
Benjamin Barnett Spratting, 3rd
Military Sources
469(30)
David T. Thackery
Immigration Sources
499
Kory L. Meyerink
Documentary Sources
454(121)
Kory L. Meyerink
Part 4: Compild Records
Family Histories and Genealogies
575(52)
Kory L. Meyerink
County and Local Histories
627(44)
Kory L. Meyerink
Biographies
671(38)
Kory L. Meyerink
Genealogical Periodicals
709(44)
Kory L. Meyerink
Medieval Genealogy
753(50)
Glade I. Nelson
John M. Kitzmiller, 2nd
List of Contributors
775(4)
Appendixes
A: CD-ROMs for Family Historians
779(10)
B: Major U.S. Genealogical Libraries
789(6)
C: Genealogical Publishers and Booksellers
795(8)
Index 803

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