Turkey Helpful Websites

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This is a selection of Web sites that has been found most useful. It is not intended to be a complete bibliography since new information appears on the Internet every day.


Archives and Libraries

Archives collect and preserve original documents of organizations, such as churches or governments. Libraries generally collect published sources such as books, maps, and microfilm. This section describes the major repositories of genealogical and historical records and sources for Turkey.

If you plan to visit one of these repositories, contact the organization and ask for information about their hours, services, and fees. When writing to an archive in Turkey, you may write in English.

In Turkey there are several types of genealogical repositories:

  • National Archives
  • Regional Archives
  • City Archives
  • Military Archives
  • Church Archives
  • Church Parish Offices
  • University and Public Libraries
  • Historical and Genealogical Societies

Cemeteries

Census

Culture

Records

Directories

History

Connect to http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/cam029/98055156.html The History of Turkey (B]

Maps

Genealogy