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Many societies and organizations may have valuable genealogical information. You can find several such societies in Finland and in the country where your ancestor immigrated, including the United States. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies and support their efforts.
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Many societies and organizations may have valuable genealogical information. You can find several such societies in Finland and in the country where your ancestor immigrated, including the United States. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies and support their efforts.  
  
=== Genealogical Societies ===
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=== Genealogical Societies ===
  
Several genealogical societies emphasize Finnish research. Most of them publish helpful periodicals, transcripts, and compiled genealogies. They may also have special indexes, collections, and projects. Some publish queries about Finnish ancestors or maintain a list of members’ research interests. Some specialize in the immigrants to a specific area.
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Several genealogical societies emphasize Finnish research. Most of them publish helpful periodicals, transcripts, and compiled genealogies. They may also have special indexes, collections, and projects. Some publish queries about Finnish ancestors or maintain a list of members’ research interests. Some specialize in the immigrants to a specific area.  
  
The Genealogical Society in Finland provides addresses of local genealogical societies and can also refer you to local professional researchers. You can contact the society at:
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The Genealogical Society in Finland provides addresses of local genealogical societies and can also refer you to local professional researchers. You can contact the society at:  
  
Suomen Sukututkimusseura/Genealogiska Samfundet i Finland Liisankatu 16A
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Suomen Sukututkimusseura/Genealogiska Samfundet i Finland Liisankatu 16A  
  
00170 Helsinki
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00170 Helsinki  
  
Finland
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Finland  
  
Telephone: 011-358-9-278-1188
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Telephone: 011-358-9-278-1188  
  
Fax: 011-358-9-278-1199
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Fax: 011-358-9-278-1199  
  
http://www.genealogia.org/ssse.htm
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http://www.genealogia.org/ssse.htm  
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You can find a list of local genealogical societies in Finland on the Internet at:
  
You can find a list of local genealogical societies in Finland on the Internet at:
 
 
*http://sss.genealogia.fi/stutkyh/indexe.htm
 
*http://sss.genealogia.fi/stutkyh/indexe.htm
  
=== Historical Societies ===
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=== Historical Societies ===
  
Finnish historical societies in areas where Finnish immigrants settled may have valuable information. They collect information about Finnish immigrants and have special collections of books and manuscript materials about Finland that may be hard to find in other libraries and archives. You can inquire if their collection can be circulated.
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Finnish historical societies in areas where Finnish immigrants settled may have valuable information. They collect information about Finnish immigrants and have special collections of books and manuscript materials about Finland that may be hard to find in other libraries and archives. You can inquire if their collection can be circulated.  
  
Three Finnish-American historical societies are:
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Three Finnish-American historical societies are:  
  
Finnish-American Historical Society of Michigan
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Finnish-American Historical Society of Michigan  
  
19885 Melrose
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19885 Melrose  
  
Southfield, MI 48075
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Southfield, MI 48075  
  
USA
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USA  
  
Finnish-American Historical Society of the West
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Finnish-American Historical Society of the West  
  
P.O. Box 3515
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P.O. Box 3515  
  
Portland, OR 97208
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Portland, OR 97208  
  
USA
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USA  
  
http://www.teleport.com/~finamhsw/
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http://www.teleport.com/~finamhsw/  
  
Swedish Finn Historical Society
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Swedish Finn Historical Society  
  
6512 23rd Avenue NW
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6512 23rd Avenue NW  
  
Room 301
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Room 301  
  
Seattle, WA 98117-5728
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Seattle, WA 98117-5728  
  
USA
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USA  
  
The addresses of many ethnic-heritage historical societies in North America are given in:
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The addresses of many ethnic-heritage historical societies in North America are given in:  
  
 
*Smith, Betty P. Directory: Historical Agencies in North America. 13th ed. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1986. (FHL book 970 H24d 1986)
 
*Smith, Betty P. Directory: Historical Agencies in North America. 13th ed. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1986. (FHL book 970 H24d 1986)
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*Wheeler, Mary Bray, ed. Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada. 14th ed. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1990. (FHL book 970 H24d 1990)
 
*Wheeler, Mary Bray, ed. Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada. 14th ed. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1990. (FHL book 970 H24d 1990)
  
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Finland Gotoarrow.png Societies

Many societies and organizations may have valuable genealogical information. You can find several such societies in Finland and in the country where your ancestor immigrated, including the United States. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies and support their efforts.

Genealogical Societies

Several genealogical societies emphasize Finnish research. Most of them publish helpful periodicals, transcripts, and compiled genealogies. They may also have special indexes, collections, and projects. Some publish queries about Finnish ancestors or maintain a list of members’ research interests. Some specialize in the immigrants to a specific area.

The Genealogical Society in Finland provides addresses of local genealogical societies and can also refer you to local professional researchers. You can contact the society at:

Suomen Sukututkimusseura/Genealogiska Samfundet i Finland Liisankatu 16A

00170 Helsinki

Finland

Telephone: 011-358-9-278-1188

Fax: 011-358-9-278-1199

http://www.genealogia.org/ssse.htm

You can find a list of local genealogical societies in Finland on the Internet at:

Historical Societies

Finnish historical societies in areas where Finnish immigrants settled may have valuable information. They collect information about Finnish immigrants and have special collections of books and manuscript materials about Finland that may be hard to find in other libraries and archives. You can inquire if their collection can be circulated.

Three Finnish-American historical societies are:

Finnish-American Historical Society of Michigan

19885 Melrose

Southfield, MI 48075

USA

Finnish-American Historical Society of the West

P.O. Box 3515

Portland, OR 97208

USA

http://www.teleport.com/~finamhsw/

Swedish Finn Historical Society

6512 23rd Avenue NW

Room 301

Seattle, WA 98117-5728

USA

The addresses of many ethnic-heritage historical societies in North America are given in:

  • Smith, Betty P. Directory: Historical Agencies in North America. 13th ed. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1986. (FHL book 970 H24d 1986)
  • Wheeler, Mary Bray, ed. Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada. 14th ed. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1990. (FHL book 970 H24d 1990)