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=== Libraries<br> ===
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:'''Alberta Genealogical Society Library'''
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:[http://www.abgensoc.ca/library/index.html Edmonton Branch Library]
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:162, 14315- 118 Avenue
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:Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4S6
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:Telephone: (780) 424-4429
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:Email: [mailto:agsoffice@abgensoc.ca agsoffice@abgensoc.ca]<br>
  
=== LIBRARIES  ===
 
  
'''Alberta Genealogical Society Library - [http://www.abgensoc.ca/library/index.html Edmonton Branch Library]'''<br>162, 14315- 118 Avenue <br>Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4S6<br>Telephone: (780) 424-4429<br>Email: agsoffice@abgensoc.ca<br>
 
  
 
Although these two organizations share the same location, their collections are separate. The Alberta Genealogical Society collection is available to all Alberta Genealogical Society members. Only Edmonton Branch members may borrow Branch books. The public is welcome to use library resources, however, there is a $4 charge for non-members.  
 
Although these two organizations share the same location, their collections are separate. The Alberta Genealogical Society collection is available to all Alberta Genealogical Society members. Only Edmonton Branch members may borrow Branch books. The public is welcome to use library resources, however, there is a $4 charge for non-members.  
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Publications: Edmonton Branch ''Clandigger'' published with AGS ''Relatively Speaking''.  
 
Publications: Edmonton Branch ''Clandigger'' published with AGS ''Relatively Speaking''.  
  
Resources  
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==== Resources ====
  
*how-to books,&nbsp; research guides  
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*how-to books, research guides  
*atlases, gazetteers, almanacs, maps Ÿ
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*atlases, gazetteers, almanacs, maps  
*periodicals: Canadian, U.S., British Ÿ
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*periodicals: Canadian, U.S., British  
*Ancestor Indexes (i.e. BIG R) Ÿ
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*Ancestor Indexes (i.e. BIG R)  
*Ontario Marriages Ÿ
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*Ontario Marriages  
*Ontario 1871 census/cemetery finding aids (on computer) Ÿ
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*Ontario 1871 census/cemetery finding aids (on computer)  
*Nova Scotia vital statistics from newspapers (1769, 1812, 1834) Ÿ
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*Nova Scotia vital statistics from newspapers (1769, 1812, 1834)  
*United Empire Loyalist material Ÿ
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*United Empire Loyalist material  
*computer searches Ÿ
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*computer searches  
*Alberta cemetery recordings– surname index of 100,000 burials Ÿ
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*Alberta cemetery recordings– surname index of 100,000 burials  
*Alberta birth, marriage and death– 1870-1905 card file Ÿ
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*Alberta birth, marriage and death– 1870-1905 card file  
*1901 Canada census– Alberta surname index Ÿ
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*1901 Canada census– Alberta surname index  
*local and regional histories Ÿ
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*local and regional histories  
*Genealogical Research Directories (1981-1998) Ÿ
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*Genealogical Research Directories (1981-1998)  
*C. Denney collection of Métis genealogy (photocopied from original at Glenbow Archives) Ÿ
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*C. Denney collection of Métis genealogy (photocopied from original at Glenbow Archives)  
*C. Denney collection of Canadiana publications Ÿ
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*C. Denney collection of Canadiana publications  
*Dr. G.J. Conradi collection (a recent donation of over 100 volumes on German and Eastern European genealogy plus periodicals. All books are in German and include family genealogies, biographies etc.) Ÿ
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*Dr. G.J. Conradi collection (a recent donation of over 100 volumes on German and Eastern European genealogy plus periodicals. All books are in German and include family genealogies, biographies etc.)  
 
*indexed obituaries from ''The Edmonton Journal'', 1972-1978
 
*indexed obituaries from ''The Edmonton Journal'', 1972-1978
  
'''Services''' Ÿ
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==== Services ====
  
*Tracing Your Family Tree course: spring &amp; fall Ÿ
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*Tracing Your Family Tree course: spring &amp; fall  
*(Edmonton Branch) Ÿ
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*(Edmonton Branch)  
*spring conference (Alberta Genealogical Society) Ÿ
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*spring conference (Alberta Genealogical Society)  
*Special Interest Groups (Edmonton Branch) Ÿ
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*Special Interest Groups (Edmonton Branch)  
*England, Ireland, Scotland, United Empire Loyalists, Ÿ
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*England, Ireland, Scotland, United Empire Loyalists,  
*Eastern European, Holland Ÿ
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*Eastern European, Holland  
*workshops, seminars Ÿ
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*workshops, seminars  
*computer Ÿ
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*computer  
 
*microfilm, microfiche readers
 
*microfilm, microfiche readers
  
[http://www.ahsgr.org/Chapters/edmonton_chapter.htm '''American Historical Society of Germans from Russia''']<br>#162, 14315- 118 Avenue<br>Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4S6<br> Telephone: (780) 424-4429<br> Email: agsoffice@abgensoc.ca&nbsp;
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'''American Historical Society of Germans from Russia'''  
  
This small collection which specializes in books relating to Germans from Russia research is housed in the Alberta Genealogical Society library and may be used by the public. Only members of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia may borrow books.  
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:[http://www.ahsgr.org/Chapters/edmonton_chapter.htm American Historical Society of Germans from Russia]
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:162, 14315- 118 Avenue
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:Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4S6
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:Telephone: (780) 424-4429
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:Email: [mailto:agsoffice@abgensoc.ca agsoffice@abgensoc.ca]
  
*Ÿ journals, periodicals Ÿ
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This small collection which specializes in books relating to Germans from Russia research is housed in the Alberta Genealogical Society library and may be used by the public. Only members of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia may borrow books.<br>
*name indexes Ÿ
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*local histories Ÿ
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*maps Ÿ
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*obituary files<br>
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*Alberta Genealogical Society Branch Libraries
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[[ http://www.eidnet.org/local/agsbrooks/|'''Brooks and District Branch''']]<br>327 Third Street West<br>Basement, West Entrance, Room 4<br>Brooks, Alberta<br>Telephone: (403) 362-2732<br>''Mailing address:''<br>Box 1538<br>Brooks, Alberta T1R 1C4
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*journals, periodicals
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*name indexes
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*local histories
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*maps
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*obituary files
  
Publication: ''Brooks &amp; District Heir Lines''. The public is welcome to visit the library but only members have borrowing privileges.
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=== Alberta Genealogical Society Branch Libraries  ===
  
Resources
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:[http://www.eidnet.org/local/agsbrooks/ Brooks and District Branch]
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:327 Third Street West
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:Basement, West Entrance, Room 4
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:Brooks, Alberta
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:Telephone: (403) 362-2732
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:''Mailing address:''
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:Box 1538
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:Brooks, Alberta T1R 1C4
  
*ŸInternational Genealogical Index, LDS Library Locality Index microfiche (older editions) Ÿ
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'''Publication:''' ''Brooks and District Heir Lines''.  
*reference and ‘how to’ books Ÿ
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*local histories Ÿ
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*AGS cemetery index on microfiche Ÿ
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*periodicals Ÿ
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*Alberta Ÿ
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*Manitoba/Saskatchewan Ÿ
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*Ontario Ÿ
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*U.S. Ÿ
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*British Isles Ÿ
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*Germans from Russia Ÿ
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*information representative of many areas Ÿ
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*Canada Ÿ
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*Europe Ÿ
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*British Isles Ÿ
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*Index of Obituaries as Published in Brooks Bulletin—1910-1989 (for sale by Branch)
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[http://dvbranch.abgensoc.ca/ '''Drayton Valley and District Branch''']<br>Drayton Valley Health Care Complex<br>4550 Madsen Avenue<br>Drayton Valley, Alberta<br>Telephone: (780) 542-2787<br>''Mailing address:''<br>P.O. Box 115<br>Rocky Rapids , Alberta T0E 1Z0
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The public is welcome to visit the library but only members have borrowing privileges.  
  
Publication:''Past Finder''
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==== Resources  ====
  
Resources Ÿ
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*International Genealogical Index, LDS Library Locality Index microfiche (older editions)
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*reference and ‘how to’ books
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*local histories
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*AGS cemetery index on microfiche
 +
*periodicals
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*Alberta
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*Manitoba/Saskatchewan
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*Ontario
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*U.S.
 +
*British Isles
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*Germans from Russia
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*information representative of many areas
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*Canada
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*Europe
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*British Isles
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*Index of Obituaries as Published in ''Brooks Bulletin''—1910-1989 (for sale by Branch)
  
*books Ÿ
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=== Drayton Valley and District Branch  ===
*maps Ÿ
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*genealogical aids Ÿ
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:[http://dvbranch.abgensoc.ca/ Drayton Valley Health Care Complex]
*periodicals Ÿ
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:4550 Madsen Avenue
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:Drayton Valley, Alberta
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:Telephone: (780) 542-2787
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:''Mailing address:''
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:P.O. Box 115
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:Rocky Rapids , Alberta T0E 1Z0
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'''Publication:''' ''Past Finder''
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==== Resources  ====
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*books  
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*maps  
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*genealogical aids  
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*periodicals  
 
*Alberta cemetery recordings
 
*Alberta cemetery recordings
  
Areas of Interest Ÿ
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==== Areas of Interest ====
  
 
*Canada  
 
*Canada  
 
*Ontario, Alberta  
 
*Ontario, Alberta  
*Germany&nbsp;
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*Germany  
*Sweden&nbsp;
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*Sweden  
*Poland Ÿ
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*Poland  
*England, Wales, Scotland Ÿ
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*England, Wales, Scotland  
 
*Ireland
 
*Ireland
  
[[ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~abfmags/|'''Fort McMurray Genealogy Library''']]<br>Lower Level, Hill Building<br>10011 Franklin Avenue<br>Fort McMurray, Alberta<br>Telephone: (780) 791-5663<br>''Mailing address:''<br>305-1011<br>Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 2K7
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=== Fort McMurray Genealogy Library ===
  
Publication: ''Lines of Descent''  
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:[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~abfmags/ Fort McMurray Genealogy Library]
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:Lower Level, Hill Building
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:10011 Franklin Avenue
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:Fort McMurray, Alberta
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:Telephone: (780) 791-5663
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:''Mailing address:''  
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:305-1011
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:Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 2K7
  
Resources Ÿ
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'''Publication:''' ''Lines of Descent''
  
*1984 &amp; 1992 International Genealogical Index Ÿ
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==== Resources  ====
*Passenger indexes and Immigration lists 1600-1900 Filby &amp; Meyer Ÿ
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*Alberta cemetery listings Ÿ
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*1984 and 1992 International Genealogical Index  
*Ontario 1871 census Ÿ
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*Passenger indexes and Immigration lists 1600-1900 Filby and Meyer  
*Manitoba &amp; East Rupert’s Land 1881 census index Ÿ
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*Alberta cemetery listings  
*North West Territories census index Ÿ
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*Ontario 1871 census  
*various English county 1851 census index Ÿ
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*Manitoba and East Rupert’s Land 1881 census index  
*Fremanagh and Tyrone Counties 1901 census index Ÿ
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*North West Territories census index  
*periodicals and newsletters Ÿ
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*various English county 1851 census index  
*microfilm printer/reader microfiche readers Ÿ
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*Fremanagh and Tyrone Counties 1901 census index  
*computer programs Ÿ
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*periodicals and newsletters  
*internet access Ÿ
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*microfilm printer/reader microfiche readers  
*preservation supplies Ÿ
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*computer programs  
*Hudson Bay Company maps Ÿ
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*internet access  
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*preservation supplies  
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*Hudson Bay Company maps  
 
*Canadian railways records
 
*Canadian railways records
  
'''Grande Prairie and District Branch'''<br>9839 - 103 Avenue<br>Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 2Z1<br>Telephone: (780) 532-7138<br>''Mailing address''<br> P.O. Box 1257<br>Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4Z1  
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=== Grande Prairie and District Branch  ===
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:'''Grande Prairie and District Branch'''  
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:9839 - 103 Avenue  
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:Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 2Z1  
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:Telephone: (780) 532-7138  
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:''Mailing address''  
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:P.O. Box 1257  
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:Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4Z1
  
 
Library Collection is housed in the Isabel Campbell room of the Grande Prairie Public Library. It is open to members and the public the same hours as the Grande Prairie Public Library.  
 
Library Collection is housed in the Isabel Campbell room of the Grande Prairie Public Library. It is open to members and the public the same hours as the Grande Prairie Public Library.  
  
Publication: ''Heritage Seekers'' (published with AGS ''Relatively Speaking'')  
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'''Publication: '''''Heritage Seekers ''(published with AGS ''Relatively Speaking'')  
  
Resources Ÿ
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==== Resources ====
  
*members pedigrees Ÿ
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*members pedigrees  
*“Genies in the Library” is a program offered jointly by the Branch and the Grande Prairie Public Library. “Genies” are available in the Isabel Campbell Room at the Grande Prairie Public Library on Wednesday evenings 7:00-9:00 pm and Fridays 1:00-3:00 pm The “Genies” provide assistance to people interested in genealogical research Ÿ
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*“Genies in the Library” is a program offered jointly by the Branch and the Grande Prairie Public Library. “Genies” are available in the Isabel Campbell Room at the Grande Prairie Public Library on Wednesday evenings 7:00-9:00 pm and Fridays 1:00-3:00 pm The “Genies” provide assistance to people interested in genealogical research  
*obituary file from the Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune (1978-present) [1978 to 1984 are on microfilm at the Grande Prairie Public Library] Ÿ
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*obituary file from the Grande Prairie ''Daily Herald-Tribune'' (1978-present) [1978 to 1984 are on microfilm at the Grande Prairie Public Library]  
*obituary file from other Peace Country newspapers Ÿ
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*obituary file from other Peace Country newspapers  
*Alberta Genealogical Society Cemetery Records in Alberta with an index for the cemeteries recorded Ÿ
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*Alberta Genealogical Society Cemetery Records in Alberta with an index for the cemeteries recorded  
*collection of periodicals from over 40 genealogical societies as well as continuing subscriptions to ''Genealogical Helper, Family Tree Magazine'' and''Family History News'' Ÿ
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*collection of periodicals from over 40 genealogical societies as well as continuing subscriptions to ''Genealogical Helper, Family Tree Magazine'' and''Family History News''  
*1891 and the 1901 Canadian census on microfilm in the Grande Prairie Public Library Ÿ several indexes to the census are available Ÿ
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*1891 and the 1901 Canadian census on microfilm in the Grande Prairie Public Library Ÿ several indexes to the census are available  
 
*a “Researchers Group” will do a limited search through local resources; at present, this service is offered for the cost of any materials required
 
*a “Researchers Group” will do a limited search through local resources; at present, this service is offered for the cost of any materials required
  
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Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course {{Research Alberta Ancestors Course}} offered by [http://www.genealogicalstudies.com The National Institute for Genealogical Studies]. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at [mailto:wiki@genealogicalstudies.com wiki@genealogicalstudies.com] <br>  
 
Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course {{Research Alberta Ancestors Course}} offered by [http://www.genealogicalstudies.com The National Institute for Genealogical Studies]. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at [mailto:wiki@genealogicalstudies.com wiki@genealogicalstudies.com] <br>  

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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course Research: Alberta Ancestors  by Arlene Borgstede. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).
 

Contents

Libraries

Alberta Genealogical Society Library
Edmonton Branch Library
162, 14315- 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4S6
Telephone: (780) 424-4429
Email: agsoffice@abgensoc.ca


Although these two organizations share the same location, their collections are separate. The Alberta Genealogical Society collection is available to all Alberta Genealogical Society members. Only Edmonton Branch members may borrow Branch books. The public is welcome to use library resources, however, there is a $4 charge for non-members.

Publications: Edmonton Branch Clandigger published with AGS Relatively Speaking.

Resources

  • how-to books, research guides
  • atlases, gazetteers, almanacs, maps
  • periodicals: Canadian, U.S., British
  • Ancestor Indexes (i.e. BIG R)
  • Ontario Marriages
  • Ontario 1871 census/cemetery finding aids (on computer)
  • Nova Scotia vital statistics from newspapers (1769, 1812, 1834)
  • United Empire Loyalist material
  • computer searches
  • Alberta cemetery recordings– surname index of 100,000 burials
  • Alberta birth, marriage and death– 1870-1905 card file
  • 1901 Canada census– Alberta surname index
  • local and regional histories
  • Genealogical Research Directories (1981-1998)
  • C. Denney collection of Métis genealogy (photocopied from original at Glenbow Archives)
  • C. Denney collection of Canadiana publications
  • Dr. G.J. Conradi collection (a recent donation of over 100 volumes on German and Eastern European genealogy plus periodicals. All books are in German and include family genealogies, biographies etc.)
  • indexed obituaries from The Edmonton Journal, 1972-1978

Services

  • Tracing Your Family Tree course: spring & fall
  • (Edmonton Branch)
  • spring conference (Alberta Genealogical Society)
  • Special Interest Groups (Edmonton Branch)
  • England, Ireland, Scotland, United Empire Loyalists,
  • Eastern European, Holland
  • workshops, seminars
  • computer
  • microfilm, microfiche readers

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
162, 14315- 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4S6
Telephone: (780) 424-4429
Email: agsoffice@abgensoc.ca

This small collection which specializes in books relating to Germans from Russia research is housed in the Alberta Genealogical Society library and may be used by the public. Only members of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia may borrow books.

  • journals, periodicals
  • name indexes
  • local histories
  • maps
  • obituary files

Alberta Genealogical Society Branch Libraries

Brooks and District Branch
327 Third Street West
Basement, West Entrance, Room 4
Brooks, Alberta
Telephone: (403) 362-2732
Mailing address:
Box 1538
Brooks, Alberta T1R 1C4

Publication: Brooks and District Heir Lines.

The public is welcome to visit the library but only members have borrowing privileges.

Resources

  • International Genealogical Index, LDS Library Locality Index microfiche (older editions)
  • reference and ‘how to’ books
  • local histories
  • AGS cemetery index on microfiche
  • periodicals
  • Alberta
  • Manitoba/Saskatchewan
  • Ontario
  • U.S.
  • British Isles
  • Germans from Russia
  • information representative of many areas
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • British Isles
  • Index of Obituaries as Published in Brooks Bulletin—1910-1989 (for sale by Branch)

Drayton Valley and District Branch

Drayton Valley Health Care Complex
4550 Madsen Avenue
Drayton Valley, Alberta
Telephone: (780) 542-2787
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 115
Rocky Rapids , Alberta T0E 1Z0

Publication: Past Finder

Resources

  • books
  • maps
  • genealogical aids
  • periodicals
  • Alberta cemetery recordings

Areas of Interest

  • Canada
  • Ontario, Alberta
  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • Poland
  • England, Wales, Scotland
  • Ireland

Fort McMurray Genealogy Library

Fort McMurray Genealogy Library
Lower Level, Hill Building
10011 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, Alberta
Telephone: (780) 791-5663
Mailing address:
305-1011
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 2K7

Publication: Lines of Descent

Resources

  • 1984 and 1992 International Genealogical Index
  • Passenger indexes and Immigration lists 1600-1900 Filby and Meyer
  • Alberta cemetery listings
  • Ontario 1871 census
  • Manitoba and East Rupert’s Land 1881 census index
  • North West Territories census index
  • various English county 1851 census index
  • Fremanagh and Tyrone Counties 1901 census index
  • periodicals and newsletters
  • microfilm printer/reader microfiche readers
  • computer programs
  • internet access
  • preservation supplies
  • Hudson Bay Company maps
  • Canadian railways records

Grande Prairie and District Branch

Grande Prairie and District Branch
9839 - 103 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 2Z1
Telephone: (780) 532-7138
Mailing address
P.O. Box 1257
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4Z1

Library Collection is housed in the Isabel Campbell room of the Grande Prairie Public Library. It is open to members and the public the same hours as the Grande Prairie Public Library.

Publication: Heritage Seekers (published with AGS Relatively Speaking)

Resources

  • members pedigrees
  • “Genies in the Library” is a program offered jointly by the Branch and the Grande Prairie Public Library. “Genies” are available in the Isabel Campbell Room at the Grande Prairie Public Library on Wednesday evenings 7:00-9:00 pm and Fridays 1:00-3:00 pm The “Genies” provide assistance to people interested in genealogical research
  • obituary file from the Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune (1978-present) [1978 to 1984 are on microfilm at the Grande Prairie Public Library]
  • obituary file from other Peace Country newspapers
  • Alberta Genealogical Society Cemetery Records in Alberta with an index for the cemeteries recorded
  • collection of periodicals from over 40 genealogical societies as well as continuing subscriptions to Genealogical Helper, Family Tree Magazine andFamily History News
  • 1891 and the 1901 Canadian census on microfilm in the Grande Prairie Public Library Ÿ several indexes to the census are available
  • a “Researchers Group” will do a limited search through local resources; at present, this service is offered for the cost of any materials required


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Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course Research: Alberta Ancestors offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at wiki@genealogicalstudies.com

We welcome updates and additions to this Wiki page.