Libraries & Archives

Gena P. Ortega

Finding Genealogy in Library Catalogs

by Gena P. Ortega | Apr 22, 2013

When I was a teenager working at our city library, the only way to search the library's collections was by... Read More

Lilly Cleveland

Preserving the Heritage of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins, Mayflower Passengers

by Lilly Cleveland | Nov 20, 2012

The story of Pilgrims John Alden and Priscilla Mullins is intriguing. John was the cooper aboard the ship Mayflower. His... Read More

Don Edwards

Days (And Nights) At Your Museum

by Don Edwards | Jun 14, 2012

Can you discover genealogical treasures in museums? Museums hold the "first hand history" of artifacts, original records, oral and family... Read More

Ruth Lang

How May I Help You? Getting The Answers You Need From Government Agencies, Archives & Libraries

by Ruth Lang | Apr 3, 2012

Over the years as I have researched my own family tree and those of my clients, I have learned much... Read More

Lou Liberty

Past The Guardian, Through The Labyrinth: Navigating School Archives

by Lou Liberty | Jan 26, 2012

All adventures begin with a "call", an urge to explore, discover and bring back Treasure. If the call is answered,... Read More

Diane L. Richard

FamilySearch Centers: Have You Visited One Lately?

by Diane L. Richard | Jan 5, 2012

My Love Affair With FamilySearch Centers I am writing this as I once again recently spend time at my local... Read More

Lou Liberty

Hidden Treasures In Overlooked Repositories

by Lou Liberty | Oct 4, 2011

Question: What do the following have in common: 1) an American first edition of Winnie The Pooh accompanied by a... Read More

Gena P. Ortega

Family History Research At University Libraries

by Gena P. Ortega | May 19, 2011

Go back to school! Well you won't really have to attend a school but one place overlooked by genealogists is the university library. Read More

Kathleen Brandt

Accessing Family Treasures In The National Archives

by Kathleen Brandt | Jan 13, 2011

Visiting the National Archives Records Administration (NARA) in Washington D.C., or one of the regional NARA branches, can be a... Read More

Amy Coffin

Genealogy Research In Special Collections

by Amy Coffin | Dec 16, 2010

Genealogy research often revolves around birth, marriage, death and census records. Find those details and move back to the next... Read More

Amy Coffin

Genealogy Resources At The Public Library

by Amy Coffin | Apr 2, 2010

There is a great genealogy resource near you. It contains free accessed to the latest "how-to" books, magazines and historical materials. Computers with the latest genealogy databases are waiting for you to use them. There are classes, lessons, special events and a staff whose sole purpose is to help you find the information you need. Read More

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