The Alexandria Genealogical Library is located at 503 Washington Street, Alexandria, Louisiana. Both the site and the architecture of the Library have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Library is administered by two part time paid members and staffed by volunteers. All genealogical holdings are either donated or purchased with private funds.
Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. During Daylight Savings Time Thursday hours are from 10:00 a.m. until 7 p.m. and its use is free to the public.
There are approximately 7,000 books in the Library. A partial listing of important collections include:
The Published Archives of all 13 colonies
Materials on all states east of the Mississippi River
Census of southern states through 1870
Extensive Louisiana collection including 1920 Louisiana census
French Superior Council Records 1714-1769
Complete Colonial Archives of France
Papeles Procedentes de Cuba: Documents related to U.S. History (from Seville, Spain)
Judicial Records of the Spanish Cabildo 1769-1803
Confederate Magazine 1892-1932 with index
Hale and Barbour Collections (Vital Records of Connecticut)
New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1847-1988
The Draper Manuscripts with index
Domesday Survey (Great Britain)
Materials on many foreign countries
Many biographies and published family histories
There are six microfilm readers, three copiers and two computers, with microfilm, microfiche among the equipment
(C) 1999 - Mary Bell Dance