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*[http://www.agad.archiwa.gov.pl/ Central Archives of Historical Records in Warsaw]  
 
*[http://www.agad.archiwa.gov.pl/ Central Archives of Historical Records in Warsaw]  
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*[http://www.wbc.poznan.pl/dlibra Digital Library of Wielkopolska] Books for the Poznan province.
 
*[http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Poland.html Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Poland]  
 
*[http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Poland.html Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Poland]  
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*[http://www.polandembassy.org/ Polish Embassy]
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*[http://fbc.pionier.net.pl/owoc Polish Digital Library Collection]
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*[http://www.sbc.org.pl/dlibra Silesian Digital Library] Books in German and Polish can be downloaded to your computer.
 
*[http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/lang-en/news.html State Archives of Poland]  
 
*[http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/lang-en/news.html State Archives of Poland]  
 
*[http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/en/data-bases.html State Archives of Poland Databases]  
 
*[http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/en/data-bases.html State Archives of Poland Databases]  
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**[http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/pradziad.php?l=en PRADZIAD Parish Registers & Civil Registration]  
 
**[http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/pradziad.php?l=en PRADZIAD Parish Registers & Civil Registration]  
 
**[http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/sezam.php?l=en SEZAM Archive Inventories]  
 
**[http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/sezam.php?l=en SEZAM Archive Inventories]  
*[http://www.polandembassy.org/ Polish Embassy]
 
*[http://fbc.pionier.net.pl/owoc Polish Digital Library Collection]
 
 
*[http://www.katowice.ap.gov.pl/ State Archives of Katowice]  
 
*[http://www.katowice.ap.gov.pl/ State Archives of Katowice]  
 
*[http://www.ap.wroc.pl/ State Archives of Wrocław]  
 
*[http://www.ap.wroc.pl/ State Archives of Wrocław]  
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=== Gazetteers  ===
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
  
*[http://www.halgal.com/skorowidz.html Skorowidz miejscowości Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej]
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*[http://www.halgal.com/skorowidz.html Skorowidz miejscowości Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej]  
 
*[http://www.pgsa.org/Towns/townindex.php Slownik Geograficzny Translation Guide PGSA]  
 
*[http://www.pgsa.org/Towns/townindex.php Slownik Geograficzny Translation Guide PGSA]  
 
*[http://www.polishroots.com/GeographyMaps/S%C5%82ownikGeograficzny/tabid/61/Default.aspx Slownik Geograficzny Translation Guide PolishRoots]
 
*[http://www.polishroots.com/GeographyMaps/S%C5%82ownikGeograficzny/tabid/61/Default.aspx Slownik Geograficzny Translation Guide PolishRoots]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/index.html PolandGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/index.html PolandGenWeb]  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~donegaleire/Poland.html Poland Information & Resources]  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~donegaleire/Poland.html Poland Information & Resources]  
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*[[Polish Parish Extraction Project]] Extensive extraction of Catholic Church records for the parishes of Medrzechow, Kupienin and Samocice.
 
*[http://polishorigins.com/document/home_page PolishOrigins]  
 
*[http://polishorigins.com/document/home_page PolishOrigins]  
 
*[http://www.polishroots.com/ PolishRoots]  
 
*[http://www.polishroots.com/ PolishRoots]  
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*[http://pommernkontakte.de/index.html Pommernkontakte] Pommern researcher contacts, data sharing, and guidelines for researchers.  
 
*[http://pommernkontakte.de/index.html Pommernkontakte] Pommern researcher contacts, data sharing, and guidelines for researchers.  
 
*[http://www.kartenmeister.com Kartenmeister] Polish-German and German-Polish place name changes.  
 
*[http://www.kartenmeister.com Kartenmeister] Polish-German and German-Polish place name changes.  
*[http://www.atsnotes.com/other/gerpol.html Index of German-Polish and Polish-German names of the localities in Poland & Russia]
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*[http://www.atsnotes.com/other/gerpol.html Index of German-Polish and Polish-German names of the localities in Poland & Russia]
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*[http://www.deutsch-krone.com/kb-zippnow.htm Zippnow Catholic Church Parish Records]
  
 
=== General Information  ===
 
=== General Information  ===
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/history.html Timeline of Polish History] Polish History timeline.
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*[http://www.kasprzyk.demon.co.uk/www/HistoryPolska.html History of Poland]  
*[http://www.kasprzyk.demon.co.uk/www/HistoryPolska.html The History of Poland]
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*[http://indeks.karta.org.pl/en/ Index of Victims of Soviet Repression]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/history.html Timeline of Polish History]
  
 
=== Historical Geography  ===
 
=== Historical Geography  ===
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*[[Jewish Genealogy]] FamilySearch Wiki article  
 
*[[Jewish Genealogy]] FamilySearch Wiki article  
 
*[http://www.jewishgalicia.net/ Jewish History in Galicia and Bukovina]  
 
*[http://www.jewishgalicia.net/ Jewish History in Galicia and Bukovina]  
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/JRI-PL/ Jewish Records Indexing-Poland Home Page](business, address, telephone, etc.), yizkor books (memorials to Jewish communities destroyed during the Holocaust), and lists of Polish military officers. Most of the directories are from Poland, Galicia, or Romania. Example of a Jewish town history (Yitzkor book translations).  
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*[http://www.jri-poland.org Jewish Records Indexing-Poland Home Page]  (the largest fully searchable database of indexes to Jewish vital records accessible online).
 
*[http://www.jewishwebindex.com/poland.htm Jewish Web Index]  
 
*[http://www.jewishwebindex.com/poland.htm Jewish Web Index]  
 
*[http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/ce/ghetto/lodz-ghetto-cemetery.htm Łódź Ghetto Cemetery Burial Lists]  
 
*[http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/ce/ghetto/lodz-ghetto-cemetery.htm Łódź Ghetto Cemetery Burial Lists]  
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*[[Poland Genealogical Word List|Polish Genealogical Word List]]  
 
*[[Poland Genealogical Word List|Polish Genealogical Word List]]  
 
*[[Poland Letter Writing Guide|Polish Letter Writing Guide]]  
 
*[[Poland Letter Writing Guide|Polish Letter Writing Guide]]  
*[http://www.herby.com.pl/ Slownik Nazwisk Database]
 
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/frazin.htm Translation Guide to19th Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents]
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/frazin.htm Translation Guide to19th Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents]
  
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*[http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/ Name Mapping Tool by Moikrevni]  
 
*[http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/ Name Mapping Tool by Moikrevni]  
*[http://www.genpol.com/Mapa+main.html Name Mapping Tool by Genpol] Surname distribution sites show where names are and indicate where the heaviest distributions of names can be found.
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*[http://www.genpol.com/Mapa+main.html Name Mapping Tool by Genpol] Surname distribution sites show where names are and indicate where the heaviest distributions of names can be found.  
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*[http://www.herby.com.pl/ Slownik Nazwisk Database]
  
 
=== Regional Research  ===
 
=== Regional Research  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnpolgs/pgs-mn.html Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnpolgs/pgs-mn.html Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota]  
 
*[http://tpgs02.org/ Toledo Polish Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://tpgs02.org/ Toledo Polish Genealogical Society]  
*[[Poland_Societies|List of Genealogical Societies in Poland]]  
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*[[Poland Societies|List of Genealogical Societies in Poland]]  
 
*[http://wurst.worsten.org/en.htm Worsten Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://wurst.worsten.org/en.htm Worsten Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://www.archiv-lauban.de The former German Kreis of Lauban and information regarding parish locations and finding records].
 
*[http://www.archiv-lauban.de The former German Kreis of Lauban and information regarding parish locations and finding records].

Latest revision as of 05:12, 13 January 2014

The following websites are only a small sample of the wonderful sites that can be found to help with Polish genealogical research. It is not possible to give all the websites available for each category. However, those provided should emphasize the use of the Internet to further Polish research and knowledge of Polish ancestors' homeland.

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Contents

Archives & Libraries

Cemeteries

Church Records

Church Directories

Civil Registration

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

  • Hamburg Passenger Lists FamilySearch Wiki article. Note: the old Hamburg Passenger Lists Resource Guide has been incorporated into this article.
  • Germans from Russia discusses strategies for finding German-speaking immigrants to Russia and Poland.

Gazetteers

 Genealogy

General Information

Heraldry

History

Historical Geography

Jewish Records

Language and Languages

Maps

Military Records

Names Personal

Regional Research

Research in Middle Poland
Oberschlesien researchThis is a lengthy list of many sites to help with research in this region. Address books of several cities are also available for download.

Societies


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