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{'' '''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''}
 
  
 
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[Alabama Department of Archives and History]], Montgomery, local government files, newspapers, maps, church records, Civil War soldiers, photos, publications, historical quarterly, 1867 voter database, World War I Goldstar database, vertical files, personal history surname file, and AL city directories inventory.
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*[[National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta)]] federal censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers arrival indexes, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, workshops.<br>
  
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*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City,&nbsp;450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records. <br>  
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*[[Dallas Public Central Library]] 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases.<br>
  
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*[[Birmingham Public Library]] government records, business records, maps, photos, letters, diaries, scrapbooks, about the Jefferson County area, newspapers, maps, and Southern history.
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*[[Mobile Public Library]] Index to Confederate Pension Records for AL and MS, Confederate soldiers, Mobile County Probate Court Index 1819-1964, Dawes Commission Indian Rolls.
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*[[Florence-Lauderdale Public Library]], Florence, AL, good northwest AL local history collection.
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*[http://www.bplonline.org/locations/central/archives/ Birmingham District Archives (incl. Jefferson County)], Birmingham Public Library, government records, business records, maps, photographs, letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and other primary material documenting the history and development.
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*[http://adph.org/vitalrecords/Default.asp?id=1558 Bureau of Vital Statistics], Montgomery, birth and death certificates 1908-present, marriage certificates 1936-present, divorce records 1950-present.
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*[[Auburn University Libraries]], Auburn, AL, federal depository library, genealogy websites, censuses, printed sources, manuscripts.
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*[http://www.archives.state.al.us/aha/ahaleadership.html Alabama Historical Association] news and events, ''Alabama Review'', historical markers program, podcasts, and list of Alabama genealogical and historical societies. See also [http://library.uwa.edu/AlabamaRoom/genealogy.html U. of W. Alabama Library].
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*[http://www.jeffcohistory.com/ Jefferson County Historical Association], preserving and publicizing local history through regular meetings, publications and events.
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*[http://www.birminghamgenealogy.org/ Birmingham Genealogical Society], blog, links to resources, queries message board, guest speakers, study groups, and researchers.<br>
  
 
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=== Sources  ===

Revision as of 18:21, 30 August 2012

Samford University Library
Samford University, Homewood, Alabama. The Library is in the center.

Contact Information

E-mail:[1] referenc@samford.edu

Address:[1]

Samford University Library
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229

Telephone:[1]  205-726-2196

Hours and holidays:[2] Hours and holidays

Map, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Government documents, databases, southern U.S. Baptist Church records, JSTOR, ProQuest Newspapers, local history material. The Library's Special Collections is the repository of Alabama Genealogical Society papers, and various other genealogical and historical resources. Resources include church materials, congregational and regional records, maps, local historical and genealogical periodicals, newspapers, census records, family histories and various audio visuals. Associated with the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR).

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Samford University Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

Overlapping Collections

  • Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, local government files, newspapers, maps, church records, Civil War soldiers, photos, publications, historical quarterly, 1867 voter database, World War I Goldstar database, vertical files, personal history surname file, and AL city directories inventory.
  • National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta) federal censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers arrival indexes, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, workshops.

Similar Collections

  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
  • Dallas Public Central Library 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Contact Us at Samford University Library (accessed 30 August 2012).
  2. Hours SU Library at Samford University Library (accessed 30 August 2012).