9780873514699

A Guide to Family History Resources at the Minnesota Historical Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780873514699

  • ISBN10:

    0873514696

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-11-01
  • Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Pr

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Summary

This guide is an essential tool for all genealogists researching Minnesota family, local, and state history. Highlighting the many holdings of the society, this unique handbook features a lengthy, annotated listing of resources in subject areas such as: biographical, census, naturalisation, cemetery, school, religious, business, court, government, legal, military, and veterans' records; official state-wide death records and index, 1908-96; photographs, personal papers, oral histories, ethnic resources, and local and county histories; family histories, newspapers, directories, passenger ship lists, and publications of genealogical organisations; maps, atlases, and other geographical resources.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
vii
Introduction ix
Family History Resources
1(2)
Adoption Records
3(1)
American Indian Resources
3(2)
Biographical Resources
5(1)
Birth Records
6(3)
Business Records
9(1)
Census Records
10(10)
Church and Religious Organizations Resources
20(2)
Commission of Public Safety Records
22(3)
Cookbooks
25(1)
Court Records
26(1)
Death Records
26(7)
Directories
33(1)
Disaster Relief Records
34(2)
Divorce Records
36(1)
Election and Appointment Records
36(2)
Ethnic Group Resources
38(1)
Family Histories
38(2)
Farm Records
40(3)
Generalogical Organizations Publications
43(1)
Governor's Office Records
44(1)
Health and Welfare Records
45(4)
Immigration Records
49(3)
Land Records
52(2)
Local and County Histories
54(1)
Maps and Other Geographical Resources
54(3)
Marriage Records
57(1)
Military and Veterans' Records
58(12)
Motor Vehicle and Driver's License Registration Records
70(1)
Municipal Records
70(1)
Newspapers
71(1)
Obituaries
72(1)
Oral Histories
72(2)
Organizations Records
74(2)
Personal Papers
76(1)
Photographs
77(2)
Prison Records
79(1)
Professional Certificates, Licenses, and Registratios
80(3)
Public Service Department Records
83(1)
Railroad Records
84(3)
School Resources
87(2)
Tax and Assessment Records
89(1)
Teachers Retirement Association Records
90(1)
Township Records
91(1)
Union Records
91(1)
Work Projects Administration (WPA) Resources
92(2)
Map of Minnesota Counties 94(1)
Table: Handy List of Basic County Records at the Minnesota Historical Society 95(6)
Index 101

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