State genealogical and historical societies may have records and services to help with research. The following are important genealogical societies in Michigan:
Detroit Society for Genealogical Research (DSGR)
C/O Burton Historical Collection
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Michigan Genealogical Council
P.O. Box 80953
Lansing, MI 48908-0953
The Michigan Genealogical Council acts as a coordinating body for genealogical societies in 83 counties. The Council maintains a list of all the societies along with their contact information and links to their websites. See Michigan Genealogical and Historical Societies.
Michigan GenWeb Genealogical Societies in Michigan by County.