Genealogy General Reference

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"Building an American Pedigree." Norman E. Wright, BYU Press, Provo, Utah, 1974. The best "how-to-do-it" book on American genealogy I've seen. Don't know how much help it will be via e-mail, but glad to share. LR

"Dating Old Photographs, 1840-1929." Halvor Moorshead, Family Chronicle Magazine. I found this book very useful for dating my old family photos. M36

"Genealogical and Local History Books in Print." Marian Hoffman, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996. BW2

"The Genealogical Helper." NEHGS. A quarterly genealogical magazine published in Logan, UT. I have 5 issues running from Mar 1970 thru Mar 1971. M36

Genealogical Research Directory, Johnson & Sainty, 1991. ML

"Google Your Family Tree." Daniel M. Lynch. How to use Google for genealogical research. M36

"The Handy Book For Genealogists." 9th Edition. Everton Publishers 1999. Lists of state resources and who to call or write for vital records etc. TV

"The Hidden Half of the Family: A Sourcebook for Women's Genealogy." Christina Kassabian Schaefer. M36

"Historical and Genealogical Atlas of the Eastern United States," Richard H. Jackson, Horizon Publishers, undated. Chronological maps from the revolutionary period to the present for 26 states east of the Mississippi River. If you really can't find some early place in the Eastern United States, I'll see what I can find. It certainly isn't definitive, but a good collection, all in all. No copyright listed. Don't know that it will copy well as its not a great printing job. LR

"In Black and White--A Guide to Magazine Articles, Newspaper Articles, and Books Concerning More than 15,000 Black Individuals and Groups." Mary Mace Spradling, Gale Research Company, 1980. MD3

"The Source: A guidebook of American Genealogy." Arlene Eakle & Johni Cerny, published:Ancestry Publishing Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1984. It is not for specific surnames. In one voulume it identifies, locates, and interprets all the basic manuscripts,microfilm,and published record groups currently available for genealogical research between the beginnings of European colonization in America and 1910. Chapters include: Native American, urban, Black, Asian, Jewish. Where to write for records in the USA. Finding where to look, genealogy societies, etc. SLC

"A Survey of American Church Records, Religious Migrations of Some of the Major Denominations," Fourth Edition. E. Kay Kirkham, The Everton Publishers, Inc., Logan, Utah 1978. LR

"You, Too, Can Find Anybody." Joseph J. Culligan. Research reference manual for finding living persons. M36