Alabama Historical Association

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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="AHAHome">[http://www.archives.state.al.us/aha/aha.html Alabama Historical Association (homepage)] at ''Alabama Historical Association'' (accessed 26 August 2012).</ref>&nbsp;[mailto:mwilson@auburn.edu mwilson@auburn.edu]  
 
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="AHAHome">[http://www.archives.state.al.us/aha/aha.html Alabama Historical Association (homepage)] at ''Alabama Historical Association'' (accessed 26 August 2012).</ref>&nbsp;[mailto:mwilson@auburn.edu mwilson@auburn.edu]  
  
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'''Address:'''<ref name="AHAHome" /> Alabama Historical Association<br> P.O. Box 300100<br> Montgomery, AL 36130
  
Alabama Historical Association<br>P.O. Box 300100<br>Montgomery, AL 36130
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'''Internet site:''' <br>  
  
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*[http://www.archives.state.al.us/aha/aha.html Alabama Historical Association] Internet site: news and events, ''Alabama Review'', historical markers program, awards, leaders, podcasts, and list of Alabama genealogical and historical societies.<br>
 
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*[http://www.archives.state.al.us/aha/aha.html Alabama Historical Association] Internet site: news and events, ''Alabama Review'', historical markers program, awards, leaders, podcasts, and list of Alabama genealogical and historical societies.<br>  
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*Repository catalog online. <br>
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*Repository database. <br>
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*other(s).<br>
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=== Collection Description  ===
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=== Guides  ===
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=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
{''&nbsp;'''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''}
 
  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
  
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
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''Overlapping Collections''<br>  
  
*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>
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*[[Alabama Department of Archives and History]], Montgomery, local government files, newspapers, maps, church records, Civil War soldiers, photos, publications, historical quarterly, 1867 voter database, World War I Goldstar database, vertical files, personal history surname file, and AL city directories inventory.
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*[[National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta)]] federal censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers arrival indexes, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, workshops.<br>
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
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''Similar Collections''<br>  
  
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*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City,&nbsp;450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records. <br>  
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*[[Dallas Public Central Library]] 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases.<br>
  
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
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''Neighboring Collections''<br>  
  
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*[http://algensoc.org/ Alabama Genealogical Society]/[http://www.samford.edu/library.aspx Stamford University Library] Special Collections, Birmingham, Baptist and Alabama history, church records, current and old newspapers, manuscripts, books, and theses. <br>
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*[http://www.bham.lib.al.us/ Birmingham Public Library] government records, business records, maps, photos, letters, diaries, scrapbooks, about the Jefferson County area, newspapers, maps, and Southern history.
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*[http://www.mplonline.org/ Mobile Public Library] Index to Confederate Pension Records for AL and MS, Confederate soldiers, Mobile County Probate Court Index 1819-1964, Dawes Commission Indian Rolls.
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*[http://www.flpl.org/departments/local-history Florence-Lauderdale Public Library], Florence, AL, good northwest AL local history collection.
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*[http://www.mc-ala.org/ElectedOfficials/ProbateJudge/ProbateDivisions/Archives/Pages/Default.aspx Montgomery County Archives] Orphans’ Court minutes, marriages 1817-1970, wills 1817-1949, Probate Court cases 1817-1990, conveyances 1820-present, corporations 1880s-1968, military discharges 1910-1968, elections 1840s-present, jail logs 1880s-1978, mug shots 1953-1978, civil case files 1867-1976, divorces 1867-1960.
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*[http://mccpl.lib.al.us/montgomery/ Montgomery City-County Public Library] Ancestry.com, obituaries, black history, history, and local.
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*[http://adph.org/vitalrecords/Default.asp?id=1558 Bureau of Vital Statistics], Montgomery, birth and death certificates 1908-present, marriage certificates 1936-present, divorce records 1950-present.
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*[http://www.lib.auburn.edu/ Auburn University Libraries], Auburn, AL, federal depository library, genealogy websites, censuses, printed sources, manuscripts.
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*[http://www.montgomeryhistorical.org/ Montgomery County Historical Society], quarterly publication, and services.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~almgs/research.html Montgomery County Genealogical Society], quarterly, publications on cemeteries, marriages, land, Bibles, wills, and the 1855 Alabama state census, and services including professional researchers.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 19:31, 27 August 2012

Alabama Historical Association

Contact Information

E-mail:[1] mwilson@auburn.edu

Address:[1] Alabama Historical Association
P.O. Box 300100
Montgomery, AL 36130

Internet site:

  • Alabama Historical Association Internet site: news and events, Alabama Review, historical markers program, awards, leaders, podcasts, and list of Alabama genealogical and historical societies.

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Alabama Historical Association, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, local government files, newspapers, maps, church records, Civil War soldiers, photos, publications, historical quarterly, 1867 voter database, World War I Goldstar database, vertical files, personal history surname file, and AL city directories inventory.
  • National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta) federal censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers arrival indexes, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, workshops.

Similar Collections

  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
  • Dallas Public Central Library 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Alabama Historical Association (homepage) at Alabama Historical Association (accessed 26 August 2012).