A Sourcebook for Genealogical Research: Resources Alphabetically by Type and Location
Genealogists can sometimes require obscure resources when in search of information about ancestors. Tracking down records to complete a family tree can become laborious when the researcher doesn't know where to begin looking. Many of the best resources are maintained regionally or even locally, and aren’t widely known. This reference work serves as a guide to both beginning and experienced genealogy researchers. The sourcebook is easily accessible and usable, featuring approximately 270 entries on all aspects of genealogical research and family history compilation. The entries are listed alphabetically and cross-referenced so any researcher can quickly find the information he or she is seeking. Each state and each of the provinces of Canada has its own entry; other countries are listed under appropriate headings. The author also provides more than 700 addresses from all over the world so that the genealogist or general researcher may contact any one of these organizations to obtain specific information about particular births, deaths, marriages, or other life events in order to complete a family tree.
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A national archives , the Archivo National Compostela y San Isidro , in Havana ,
has genealogical and historical materials such as census returns , land petitions ,
and military records . It is against the law in Cuba to send official documents to ...
For any land acquisition there were ( and still are ) three steps that had to be
followed , each of which produced a document or documents related to that
action . The first was the application or petition to take up a specified portion of
State Archives contain thousands of documents generated by various agencies
and departments of the state government . In some states they will be found in a
state library , in others in a state historical society library , and in still others in a ...
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Stockwell (History of Information Storage and Retrieval ) here offers a collection of genealogy-related definitions and discussions, with subjects ranging from Ecuadorian genealogy to name ... Read full review