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''[[United States]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''{{PAGENAME}}'''<br>
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See also [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Principles of Family History Research]]
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Using this research Wiki or searching catalogs of libraries or archives, you may have spotted something you'd like to research. The purpose of this page is to help you obtain access to far-away items.
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== Obtain the Records ==
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*[[Obtain the Records]]
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=== Family Records ===
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Many families have stories or records that will help you. Bibles, photos, deeds, marriage certificates, wills, employment records, funeral programs, and much more may be stored in an attic, garage, or basement.
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For ideas to access family records, see:
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*[[Gather Family Information]]
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*[[United States Genealogy]]
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*[[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records#Family Records|[How to find] Family Records]]
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*[[How to Preserve and Restore Family Records and Books]]
  
== Obtain the records ==
 
adapt the [[Obtain the Records]] page? Probably not, since it is one of the published, highly edited ones.
 
 
=== Internet Resources ===
 
=== Internet Resources ===
*FamilySearch
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*Ancestry.com
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There are many resources on the internet that you can review from the comfort of your own home. Some are free and some charge ($) for searching and viewing the indexes and/or images.
*[[BYU-FHL Digital Book Collection]]
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*[[United States Online Genealogy Records]] (Free)
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*FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free)
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*Ancestry.com ($)
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*[[BYU-FHL Digital Book Collection]] (Free)
 
*Google Books
 
*Google Books
 
*Jstore?
 
*Jstore?
 
*State Libraries, Archives, Societies
 
*State Libraries, Archives, Societies
*LinkPendium
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You may find additional items through sites that scour the internet for links to genealogy-related items:
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*Google?
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/ Linkpendium]
 
*Cyndislist
 
*Cyndislist
  
=== Inter-library loan, etc. ===
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==== Social Media ====
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*Genealogical community (cost trade off)
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*Forums
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*Facebook groups, etc.
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=== Libraries ===
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==== Inter-library loan, etc. ====
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''You may want to view the tutorial at the FamilySearch Learning Center,''[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/ancestors-season-1-libraries-and-archives/161 ''"Ancestors Season 1: Libraries and Archives"''].<br>
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Not everyone learned about ILL
 
**ILL, WorldCat, Jstore, NGS, FSL, Mid-continent,  
 
**ILL, WorldCat, Jstore, NGS, FSL, Mid-continent,  
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***Jstore has just introduced -- adding more and more to free access; subscription -- put under online -- journals and index to journals most not available. Main window to access. subscription at FSL.  See Jame's blog for articles.
 
***[[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center]]
 
***[[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center]]
 
***[[Allen County Public Library]] offers look-up and (periodical) article-copy [http://www.genealogycenter.org/Services.aspx services]
 
***[[Allen County Public Library]] offers look-up and (periodical) article-copy [http://www.genealogycenter.org/Services.aspx services]
 
***[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JSTOR Jstor] per Wikipedia
 
***[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JSTOR Jstor] per Wikipedia
 
***[[National Genealogical Society Book Loan Collection]] Also links to look-ups and ill
 
***[[National Genealogical Society Book Loan Collection]] Also links to look-ups and ill
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***Library of Congress -- needs it's own explanation Often digitized and sent to a library and read in the library.
 
*[[Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche]] FHL
 
*[[Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche]] FHL
 
*[[WorldCat Online Catalog]]
 
*[[WorldCat Online Catalog]]
 
*[[Interlibrary loan]]
 
*[[Interlibrary loan]]
 
*[[Talk:Interlibrary loan]]
 
*[[Talk:Interlibrary loan]]
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*[[Obtain the Records]]
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*[[Talk:Obtain the Records]]
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*[[How to Obtain Books Listed in the Family History Library Catalog]]
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*[[United_States_Previous_Research#Tip_1._How_can_I_use_Interlibrary_Loan.3F ILL]]
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*[[National Genealogical Society Book Loan Collection]]
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*Tennessee SLA interlibrary loan
  
 
=== Local Resources ===
 
=== Local Resources ===
 
There may be fees involved, including copy costs
 
There may be fees involved, including copy costs
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*Writing, emailing, calling, etc.
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*State archives microfilms to my library
 
*Local libraries, societies
 
*Local libraries, societies
 
*Government (county clerk, state VR, etc.)
 
*Government (county clerk, state VR, etc.)
 
*Going there yourself
 
*Going there yourself
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*Societies Category page
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*Repositories Category page
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*[[Swedish American:Minnesota Historical Society]]
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*[[State Historical Society of North Dakota]]
  
=== Social Media ===
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==='''Go there yourself'''===
*Genealogical community (cost trade off)
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*[[On-site Research in Poland]]
*Forums
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*[[German Records: Research beyond vital records]] Archive research requires either being onsite or hiring an onsite researcher. Some archives will respond to requests to copy a specific file
*Facebook groups, etc.
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*[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Court Records]] You may have to hire on-site researchers to investigate foreign court records.
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*[[Plan a Research Trip to Wales]]
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*[[On-site Research in Poland]]
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*[[Research_Forms#Family_Tree_Magazine]] Repository checklist - Plan a research trip by recording details about the archive or library you intend to visit.
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*[[Allen_County_Public_Library#Tips_for_Your_Visit]]
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*[[Principles of Family History Research For Further Reading]] Balhuizen, Anne Ross. ''Searching on Location: Planning a Research Trip''. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992. {{WorldCat|25413254|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|627625|item|disp=FHL Book 929.1 B198s}}.
  
 
=== Paid services ===
 
=== Paid services ===
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*Look ups
 
*Look ups
 
==== Researchers ====
 
==== Researchers ====
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*[[Hiring a Professional Researcher]]
 
"Look it up" vs. "Track it down"
 
"Look it up" vs. "Track it down"
 
*Professional organizations
 
*Professional organizations
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*[[Board for Certification of Genealogists]]
 
*Credentials
 
*Credentials
 
 
  
 
== Topics ==
 
== Topics ==
 
*Then by topics -- with links to states topics? If so, then the list can be generated in Excel
 
*Then by topics -- with links to states topics? If so, then the list can be generated in Excel
 
with links to states topics? If so, then the list can be generated in Excel
 
with links to states topics? If so, then the list can be generated in Excel
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=== Land and Property ===
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*[[United_States,_Land_Transactions_Person_to_Person#Where_to_Find_It]]
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*[[Land Patent Search]]
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*[[Obtaining Online Legal Land Descriptions and Grantee Names]]
  
 
=== Newspapers ===
 
=== Newspapers ===
 
*[[United States Newspapers#How to Obtain United States newspapers|How to Obtain United States newspapers]]
 
*[[United States Newspapers#How to Obtain United States newspapers|How to Obtain United States newspapers]]
 
*[[Finding Microfilmed Newspapers]] Using WorldCat, nicely illustrated
 
*[[Finding Microfilmed Newspapers]] Using WorldCat, nicely illustrated
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*[[United_States_Newspapers#Where_to_get_United_States_newspapers]]
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*[[United_States_Newspapers#Web_Sites_2]]
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*[[Swedish American: Kansas Newspapers]]
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*[[Jewish Newspapers]]
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*Newspaper archives, LC Chronicling America, NewsBank,
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*State archives (UT, AZ, NV)
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*Local lib may look it up
  
=== Ways to order ===
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== To Categorize ==
*[[Obtain the Records]]
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*[[Talk:Obtain the Records]]
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*[[How to Obtain Books Listed in the Family History Library Catalog]]
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*[[United_States_Previous_Research#Tip_1._How_can_I_use_Interlibrary_Loan.3F ILL]]
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*[[United_States_Previous_Research#Where_to_Find_It]]
 
*[[United_States_Previous_Research#Where_to_Find_It]]
*[[National Genealogical Society Book Loan Collection]]
 
*Tennessee SLA interlibrary loan
 
 
*[[Canada_Previous_Research,_Part_1#Tip_1._How_can_I_use_Interlibrary_Loan.3F]]
 
*[[Canada_Previous_Research,_Part_1#Tip_1._How_can_I_use_Interlibrary_Loan.3F]]
 
*[[Canada_Previous_Research,_Part_1#Where_to_Find_it|Where to find it]]
 
*[[Canada_Previous_Research,_Part_1#Where_to_Find_it|Where to find it]]
*[[United_States_Newspapers#Where_to_get_United_States_newspapers]]
 
*[[United_States_Newspapers#Web_Sites_2]]
 
 
*[[United_States,_Histories_of_Towns,_Counties,_and_States#Where_To_Find_It]]
 
*[[United_States,_Histories_of_Towns,_Counties,_and_States#Where_To_Find_It]]
*[[Swedish American: Kansas Newspapers]]
 
 
*[[Canada_Census#Where_to_Find_Censuses]]
 
*[[Canada_Census#Where_to_Find_Censuses]]
 
*[[Canada_Census#Online_Resources]]
 
*[[Canada_Census#Online_Resources]]
*[[Jewish Newspapers]]
 
 
*[[Swedish American: Minnesota Churches]]
 
*[[Swedish American: Minnesota Churches]]
 
*[[United States, How to Find Family Histories]]
 
*[[United States, How to Find Family Histories]]
*[[United_States,_Land_Transactions_Person_to_Person#Where_to_Find_It]]
 
*[[Swedish American:Minnesota Historical Society]]
 
 
*[[Nebraska Maps]]
 
*[[Nebraska Maps]]
*[[State Historical Society of North Dakota]]
 
 
*[[Step 9. Obtain and search other records]] from Pacific Island Guide
 
*[[Step 9. Obtain and search other records]] from Pacific Island Guide
*Category:Obtain and Search the Records Very important page to update. Perhaps this is the core page, rather than the one I'm creating
 
*Societies Category page
 
*Repositories Category page
 
*[[Hiring a Professional Researcher]]
 
*[[Board for Certification of Genealogists]]
 
 
*[[Obtain and Search the Records]]
 
*[[Obtain and Search the Records]]
*[[Land Patent Search]]
 
*[[Obtaining Online Legal Land Descriptions and Grantee Names]]
 
 
*[[User:National Institute sandbox 18A]] Vicki Standings beginning. Don't know what it will be named when finished. Talks about ILL quite a bit. Some interesting views. Is this just copied or original with Vicki?
 
*[[User:National Institute sandbox 18A]] Vicki Standings beginning. Don't know what it will be named when finished. Talks about ILL quite a bit. Some interesting views. Is this just copied or original with Vicki?
 
*[[Denmark: Access Orginal Records|Denmark: Access Original Records]] Page name says "Orginal"
 
*[[Denmark: Access Orginal Records|Denmark: Access Original Records]] Page name says "Orginal"
 
==='''Going there yourself'''===
 
*[[On-site Research in Poland]]
 
*[[German Records: Research beyond vital records]] Archive research requires either being onsite or hiring an onsite researcher. Some archives will respond to requests to copy a specific file
 
*[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Court Records]] You may have to hire on-site researchers to investigate foreign court records.
 
*[[Plan a Research Trip to Wales]]
 
*[[On-site Research in Poland]]
 
*[[Research_Forms#Family_Tree_Magazine]] Repository checklist - Plan a research trip by recording details about the archive or library you intend to visit.
 
*[[Allen_County_Public_Library#Tips_for_Your_Visit]]
 
*[[Principles of Family History Research For Further Reading]] Balhuizen, Anne Ross. ''Searching on Location: Planning a Research Trip''. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992. {{WorldCat|25413254|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|627625|item|disp=FHL Book 929.1 B198s}}.
 

Revision as of 23:25, 25 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png AdkinsWH/Sandbox Closer to home access
See also Gotoarrow.png Principles of Family History Research

Using this research Wiki or searching catalogs of libraries or archives, you may have spotted something you'd like to research. The purpose of this page is to help you obtain access to far-away items.

Contents

Obtain the Records

Family Records

Many families have stories or records that will help you. Bibles, photos, deeds, marriage certificates, wills, employment records, funeral programs, and much more may be stored in an attic, garage, or basement.

For ideas to access family records, see:

Internet Resources

There are many resources on the internet that you can review from the comfort of your own home. Some are free and some charge ($) for searching and viewing the indexes and/or images.

You may find additional items through sites that scour the internet for links to genealogy-related items:

Social Media

  • Genealogical community (cost trade off)
  • Forums
  • Facebook groups, etc.

Libraries

Inter-library loan, etc.

You may want to view the tutorial at the FamilySearch Learning Center,"Ancestors Season 1: Libraries and Archives".

Not everyone learned about ILL

Local Resources

There may be fees involved, including copy costs

Go there yourself

Look ups

  • Look ups

Researchers

"Look it up" vs. "Track it down"

Topics

  • Then by topics -- with links to states topics? If so, then the list can be generated in Excel

with links to states topics? If so, then the list can be generated in Excel

Land and Property

Newspapers

To Categorize