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The Source : a guidebook of American genealogy

Author: Arlene H Eakle; Johni Cerny
Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Ancestry Publishing Company, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Useful to the novice searcher, as well as the professional genealogist. Covers all aspects of research--major records, published sources, and special resources.

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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
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Genealogy Bibliography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Salt Lake City, Utah : Ancestry Pub. Co., 1984
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene H Eakle; Johni Cerny
ISBN: 0916489000 9780916489007 0916489671 9780916489670
OCLC Number: 10550501
Description: xii, 786 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / P. William Filby --
Preface / Arlene H. Eakle, Johni Cerny --
Introduction to Genealogical Records and Techniques / Richard W. Price, William Thorndale, Arlene H. Eakle --
Part 1 Major Record Sources: --
Family and Home Sources, Family Traditions, and Oral Histories / Richard W. Dougherty --
Vital Records and Cemetery Research / Johni Cerny --
Marriage and Divorce Records / Johni Cerny --
Census Records / Arlene H. Eakle --
Church Records in the United States / Richard W. Dougherty --
American Court Records / Arlene H. Eakle --
Land and Tax Records / William Thorndale --
Military Records / Johni Cerny --
Institutional Records / Johny Cerny --
Business and Employment Records / Kory L. Meyerink --
United States Companies Ranked by Fortune: An Address List / Elaine Barton, compiler --
How to Find Business and Employment Records / Arlene H. Eakle Part 2 Published Genealogical Sources: City Directories and Their Cousins / Gordon Lewis Remington --
Newspapers / Loretto Dennis Szucs --
Genealogical Tools and Indexes / Kory L. Meyerink --
Compiled Biographies / Jimmy B. Parker Part 3 Special Resources: Tracking Immigrant Origins / Arlene H. Eakle --
Sources for Urban Ancestors / Loretto Dennis Szucs and David S. Weber --
Records Relating to Native American Research: The Five Civilized Tribes / George J. Nixon --
Genealogical and Historical Sources in the Spanish and Mexican Southwest / George J. Nixon --
Black Ancestral Research / Johni Cerny --
Asian Americans: Sources for Ancestral Research --
Jewish-American Research / Johni Cerny --
The Computer and the Genealogist / Wade C. Starks Bibliography of Computer Databases and Information Sources / Wilma Adkins, compiler --
Hereditary and Lineage Society Records / Grahame Thomas Smallwood, Jr. List of Contributors --
Appendix A: Regional Federal Archives and Records Centers --
Appendix B: State Historical Archives and Record Depositories --
Appendix C: Historical Societies and Agencies in the United States --
Appendix D: Genealogical Society of Utah and Branches --
Appendix E: Selected Research Libraries --
Appendix F: Where to Write for Vital Records: Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Divorces --
Appendix G: Genealogical Scoeities of the United States --
Appendix H: Genealogy Book Publishers --
Glossary --
Bibliographic Index --
Subject Index.
Responsibility: edited by Arlene Eakle and Johni Cerny.
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Useful to the novice searcher, as well as the professional genealogist. Covers all aspects of research--major records, published sources, and special resources.


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