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In addition to the Family History Library, other record repositories with major collections and services for genealogists are described below. The Family History Library has copies of many of the records at these archives, but most repositories will have additional sources. They often have compiled biographies and family and local histories. Some have maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids. When one of these institutions is referred to elsewhere in this outline, return to this section for the address or web site.
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[New Hampshire|New Hampshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[New_Hampshire_Archives_and_Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]''
  
:'''New Hampshire Department of State'''<br>Division of Records Management and Archives<br>71 South Fruit Street<br>Concord, New Hampshire 03301<br>Telephone: 603-271-2236<br>Fax: 603-271-2272<br>Internet: '''[http://www.state.nh.us/state/ www.state.nh.us/state/]'''
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Several record repositories have major collections and services for genealogists. The Family History Library has copies of many of the records at these archives, but most repositories will have additional sources. They often have compiled biographies and family and local histories. Some have maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids.  
  
An inventory for this repository is:  
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*[http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/genealogy.html New Hampshire Department of State]<br>Division of Records Management and Archives<br>71 South Fruit Street<br>Concord, New Hampshire 03301<br>Telephone: 603-271-2236<br>Fax: 603-271-2272<br>
  
New Hampshire. Department of State. ''Division of Records Management and Archives. Guide to Early Documents (c. 1680–c. 1900)'' at the New Hampshire Records Management and Archives Center. Concord, N.H.: Division of Records Management, 1981. (FHL book 974.2 A3n; film 1320570 item3; fiche 6332691.)
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:-[http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/publcoll.html ''Guide to Archives''] is alphabetical by subject matter found in the collections and publications.
  
'''National Archives-Northeast Region (Boston)<br>'''380 Trapelo Road<br>Waltham, Massachusetts 02154<br>Telephone: 781-647-8100<br>Fax: 781-647-8460<br>Internet: '''[http://www.archives.gov/northeast/pittsfield/ http://www.archives.gov/northeast/pittsfield]'''
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:-New Hampshire. Department of State. ''Division of Records Management and Archives. Guide to Early Documents (c. 1680–c. 1900)'' is an inventory of documents at the New Hampshire Records Management and Archives Center. (Concord, N.H.: Division of Records Management, 1981). ({{FHL|163759|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 974.2 A3n; film 1320570 item3; fiche 6332691.)}}
  
'''New Hampshire State Library'''<br>20 Park Street<br>Concord, New Hampshire 03301<br>Telephone: 603-271-6823 or 2144<br>Fax: 603-271-2205<br>Internet[http://www.nh.gov/nhsl/]<span></span>''''''
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*[http://www.archives.gov/northeast/boston/ National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]<br>380 Trapelo Road<br>Waltham, MA 02452-6399 <br>Telephone: 781-663-0130<br>Fax: 781-663-0154<br>For additional information about this archive, see [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]].<br>
  
'''The University of New Hampshire Library'''<br>Dimond Library Special Collections<br>18 Library Way<br>Durham, New Hampshire 03824<br>Telephone: 603-862-2714<br>Internet: '''[http://www.izaak.unh.edu/ www.izaak.unh.edu/]'''
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*National Archives—Northeast Region (Pittsfield)<br>10 Conte Drive<br>Pittsfield, MA 01201-8230<br> Telephone: 413-236-3600<br>Fax: 413-236-3609 <br>
  
'''New England Historic Genealogical Society'''<br>101 Newbury Street<br>Boston, Massachusetts 02116<br>Telephone: 617-536-5740<br>Internet: '''[http://www.nehgs.org www.nehgs.org]'''
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:-Genealogy.com. [http://www.genealogy.com/pittsfld.html National Archives - Pittsfield Region], gives hours and an explanation about what is at this archives.
  
'''Massachusetts State Archives'''<br>Columbia Point<br>220 Morrissey Boulevard<br>Boston, Massachusetts 02125<br>Telephone: 617-727-2816<br>Internet address: http://'''[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcgen/genidx.htm www.state.ma.us/arc/arcgen/genidx.htm]'''
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*[http://www.nh.gov/nhsl/ New Hampshire State Library]<br>20 Park Street<br>Concord, New Hampshire 03301<br>Telephone: 603-271-6823 or 2144<br>Fax: 603-271-2205<br>[http://www.nh.gov/nhsl/services/public/genealogy.html Genealogy and New Hampshire History]<br>
  
=== COMPUTER NETWORKS AND BULLETIN BOARDS  ===
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*[http://www.library.unh.edu/ University of New Hampshire Library]<br>Dimond Library Special Collections<br>18 Library Way<br>Durham, New Hampshire 03824<br>Telephone: 603-862-2714<br>
  
Computers with modems are important tools for obtaining information, including information from selected archives and libraries. The Internet, certain computer bulletin boards, and commercial on-line services help family history researchers:  
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*[http://www.americanancestors.org New England Historic Genealogical Society]<br>101 Newbury Street<br>Boston, Massachusetts 02116<br>Telephone: 617-536-5740<br>For more information about this society, see [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]].<br>
  
*Locate other researchers.  
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*[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/ Massachusetts State Archives]<br>Columbia Point<br>220 Morrissey Boulevard<br>Boston, Massachusetts 02125<br>Telephone: 617-727-2816
*Post queries.  
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*Send and receive e-mail.  
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=== New Hampshire Online Collections  ===
*Search large databases.  
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*Search computer libraries and on-line catalogs.
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*Join in computer chat and lecture sessions.
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You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from New Hampshire in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly, and most of the information is available at no cost. The following sites are gateways linking you to more network and bulletin board sites (addresses are subject to change):
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'''FamilySearch''' Internet Genealogy Service. [Salt Lake City]: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 22 March 1999 [cited 6 August 1999]. Available at '''[http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]'''. At this site you can access the Family History Library Catalog, Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, SourceGuide, lists of Family History Centers, web sites related to family history, and lists of researchers interested in similar genealogical topics. You can also learn about and order Family History Library publications.
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
Howells, Cyndi. "U.S.- New Hampshire- NH." In Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet. Puyallup, Washington: Cyndi Howells, 14 December 1999 [cited 14 December 1999]. Available at '''[http://www.cyndislist.com/nh.htm www.cyndislist.com/nh.htm]'''. This list has more links to other New Hampshire genealogical sites and describes more resources than any other site on the Internet.
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You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from New Hampshire in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly, and most of the information is available at no cost. The following sites are gateways linking you to more sites (addresses are subject to change):
  
"New Hampshire USGenWeb." In The USGenWeb Project. N.p., 10 November 1999 [cited 14 December 1999]. Available at '''[http://www.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/nh www.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/nh]'''. This is a cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]. At this site you can access the Family History Library Catalog, Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, lists of Family History Centers, web sites related to family history, and lists of researchers interested in similar genealogical topics. You can also learn about and order Family History Library publications. <br>
  
"United States Resources: New Hampshire." In RootsWeb. N.p., 12 December 1999 [cited 14 December 1999]. Available at '''[http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/usa/nh.html www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/usa/nh.html]'''. This list of sites and resources includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.  
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*Howells, Cyndi. [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/nh U.S.- New Hampshire], in [http://www.cyndislist.com/ Cyndi’s List].&nbsp; This list has more links to other New Hampshire genealogical sites and describes more resources than any other site on the Internet. (Cited 14 December 1999).<br>
  
Guant, Christine. "New Hampshire Resources." In Genealogy Resources on the Internet. N.p., 6 December 1999 [cited 14 December 1999]. Available at [http://www-personal.umich.edu/~cgaunt/newhamp.html '''www.personal.umich.edu/~cgaunt/newhamp'''.html]. This site provides links to vital record offices, genealogical and historical societies, queries, mailing lists, county-by-county Internet sites, and gopher sites.  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/nh/ New Hampshire Index, USGenWeb], in [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ USGenWeb Archives].&nbsp; This is a cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.&nbsp;(Cited 14 December 1999). <br>
  
"NHGenExchange." In Genealogical Exchange &amp; Surname Registry. N.p., 1996-1999 [cited 14 December 1999]. Available at '''[http://www.genexchange.org/state.php?state=nh www.genexchange.com]''' This site brings searchable data to genealogists, including databases (church, cemetery, census, land, immigration, naturalization, and vital records), directories, historical accounts, mailing lists, queries, local surname researchers, and look-up volunteers.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-l/USA/nh/index.html Roots-L New Hampshire], in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ RootsWeb]. This list of sites and resources includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.&nbsp;(Cited 14 December 1999). <br>
  
Cleaveland, Richard. "BBSes for New Hampshire." In Richard Cleaveland’s Genealogical Bulletin Board Systems World-wide (GBBS). [Washington, D.C.]: National Genealogical Society, 4 May 1998 [cited 14 December 1999]. Available at '''[http://www.genealogy.org www.genealogy.org]'''. Look for answers and post queries on the genealogical electronic bulletin boards of this list.  
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*Guant, Christine. [http://www.irclibrary.org/bookmarks/newhampshire.htm New Hampshire Resources], in [http://www.irclibrary.org/bookmarks/librarybookmark.htm Genealogy Bookmarks]. This site provides links to vital record offices, genealogical and historical societies, and other Internet sites.&nbsp;(Cited 14 December 1999). <br>
  
For further details about using computer networks, bulletin boards, and news groups for family history research see the [http://www.familysearchwiki.org/../united-states-research-outline United States Research Outline] 2nd ed., "Archives and Libraries" section.  
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*[http://www.geneasearch.com/states/newhampshire.htm New Hampshire Genealogy] in [http://www.geneasearch.com/ GeneaSearch]. This site brings searchable data to genealogists, including databases (church, cemetery, census, land, immigration, naturalization, and vital records), directories, historical accounts, mailing lists, queries, local surname researchers, and look-up volunteers.&nbsp;(Accessed 29 May 2012). <br>
  
Some Family History Centers have computers with FamilySearch. These computers do not always have access to on-line services, networks, or bulletin boards. You can find these services at many public libraries, college libraries, and private locations.  
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*[http://www.genealogy.org/state.asp?state=NH New Hampshire Databases] in [http://www.genealogy.org/index.asp Genealogy.org]. This site has links to many databases for city directories, census, vital records, etc. for many places in New Hampshire. (Accessed 29 May 2012).<br>
  
 
Further inventories and other information about New Hampshire archives and libraries can be found in the [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Family History Library Catalog Place Search]] under:  
 
Further inventories and other information about New Hampshire archives and libraries can be found in the [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Family History Library Catalog Place Search]] under:  
  
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Revision as of 23:32, 14 December 2012

United States go to New Hampshire go to Archives and Libraries

Several record repositories have major collections and services for genealogists. The Family History Library has copies of many of the records at these archives, but most repositories will have additional sources. They often have compiled biographies and family and local histories. Some have maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids.

  • New Hampshire Department of State
    Division of Records Management and Archives
    71 South Fruit Street
    Concord, New Hampshire 03301
    Telephone: 603-271-2236
    Fax: 603-271-2272
-Guide to Archives is alphabetical by subject matter found in the collections and publications.
-New Hampshire. Department of State. Division of Records Management and Archives. Guide to Early Documents (c. 1680–c. 1900) is an inventory of documents at the New Hampshire Records Management and Archives Center. (Concord, N.H.: Division of Records Management, 1981). (Family History Library book 974.2 A3n; film 1320570 item3; fiche 6332691.)
  • National Archives—Northeast Region (Pittsfield)
    10 Conte Drive
    Pittsfield, MA 01201-8230
    Telephone: 413-236-3600
    Fax: 413-236-3609
-Genealogy.com. National Archives - Pittsfield Region, gives hours and an explanation about what is at this archives.

New Hampshire Online Collections

links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.

Web Sites

You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from New Hampshire in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly, and most of the information is available at no cost. The following sites are gateways linking you to more sites (addresses are subject to change):

  • FamilySearch. At this site you can access the Family History Library Catalog, Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, lists of Family History Centers, web sites related to family history, and lists of researchers interested in similar genealogical topics. You can also learn about and order Family History Library publications.
  • Howells, Cyndi. U.S.- New Hampshire, in Cyndi’s List.  This list has more links to other New Hampshire genealogical sites and describes more resources than any other site on the Internet. (Cited 14 December 1999).
  • New Hampshire Index, USGenWeb, in USGenWeb Archives.  This is a cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country. (Cited 14 December 1999).
  • Roots-L New Hampshire, in RootsWeb. This list of sites and resources includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list. (Cited 14 December 1999).
  • New Hampshire Genealogy in GeneaSearch. This site brings searchable data to genealogists, including databases (church, cemetery, census, land, immigration, naturalization, and vital records), directories, historical accounts, mailing lists, queries, local surname researchers, and look-up volunteers. (Accessed 29 May 2012).
  • New Hampshire Databases in Genealogy.org. This site has links to many databases for city directories, census, vital records, etc. for many places in New Hampshire. (Accessed 29 May 2012).

Further inventories and other information about New Hampshire archives and libraries can be found in the Family History Library Catalog Place Search under:

NEW HAMPSHIRE - ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES
NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY] - ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES
NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES