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Genealogy - Archives

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Archives and Libraries - Genealogy


Directory of State Archives


A directory of links to state archives websites.


Directory of State Libraries


A directory of links to state library websites. Many state libraries have genealogy resources and local history collections, but call ahead if you plan on visiting them.


Family History Archives


Search for family history books by family name, author, or title. The books have been scanned and can be read using Adobe Reader. Also browsable.


Family History Library (Utah)


"Founded in 1894 to gather genealogical records and assist members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with their family history and genealogical research." The library contains a wealth of genealogical records and the catalog can be browsed online. Open to the public, the library is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Note some microfilm reels can be accessed through a Family History Center near you.


Genealogy Resources, by State


Information about genealogical records available at state archives.


Library of Congress Local History & Genealogy Reading Room 


Helpful links to research guides and explanations of what types of materials are available at the library. 


National Archives


Information about what types of records are available on the library, links to other genealogy resources, and FAQ's. Electronic resources include online exhibits and databases.


New Jersey Digital Highway: Organization Directory


Listing of historical societies in New Jersey, courtesy of the NJ Digital Highway.


New Jersey State Archives


A repository for New Jersey records including: marriage records (1795-1848), birth and burial records (pre-1848), census records (1830-1930), wills (1670-1952), and colonial land records. Also offers online collections and searchable databases.


New Jersey State Library


Contains local history and genealogical holdings. A variety of state related information can be found here.


Selected Materials in the NJ Information Center at the Newark Public Library


Many genealogy guides, local histories, maps, Newark city directories, and other resources are available to the public.


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