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Gathering/Experimenting with Closer to home access page
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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]]
  
*Category:Obtain and Search the Records Very important page to update. Perhaps this is the core page, rather than the one I'm creating
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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]]
  
== Is there something the family has? ==
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=== Family Records ===
records vs book  media
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costs state archives microfilms to my library
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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.
Not everyone learned about ILL
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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,  
 
***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.
 
***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.
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=== 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.)
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*[[Swedish American:Minnesota Historical Society]]
 
*[[Swedish American:Minnesota Historical Society]]
 
*[[State Historical Society of North Dakota]]
 
*[[State Historical Society of North Dakota]]
==='''Going there yourself'''===
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==='''Go there yourself'''===
 
*[[On-site Research in Poland]]
 
*[[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
 
*[[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
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*[[Allen_County_Public_Library#Tips_for_Your_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}}.
 
*[[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}}.
==== Social Media ====
 
*Genealogical community (cost trade off)
 
*Forums
 
*Facebook groups, etc.
 
  
 
=== Paid services ===
 
=== Paid services ===
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*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 ===
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*[[Swedish American: Kansas Newspapers]]  
 
*[[Swedish American: Kansas Newspapers]]  
 
*[[Jewish Newspapers]]
 
*[[Jewish Newspapers]]
Newspaper archives, LC Chronicling America, NewsBank
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*Newspaper archives, LC Chronicling America, NewsBank,
State archives (UT, AZ, NV)
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*State archives (UT, AZ, NV)
Local lib may look it up
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*Local lib may look it up
  
=== Ways to order ===
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== To Categorize ==
 
*[[United_States_Previous_Research#Where_to_Find_It]]
 
*[[United_States_Previous_Research#Where_to_Find_It]]
 
*[[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]]
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*[[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]]
 
 
*[[Nebraska Maps]]
 
*[[Nebraska Maps]]
 
*[[Step 9. Obtain and search other records]] from Pacific Island Guide
 
*[[Step 9. Obtain and search other records]] from Pacific Island Guide
 
*[[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"

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