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Genealogy: Local Histories

This guide is highlights the most important indexes, tools, and resources for those doing genealogical research and family history. Although the Library does not support Genealogy, we do collect many resources for researching family histories.

I need to find local histories

Whether the area is a state, county, city or town, or the organization is social, military, religious, etc. local histories can often provide useful genealogical information.


(Text and resources taken from the print edition of: Jaccaud, Robert D, comp. Passages to Family History: A Guide to Genealogical Research in the Dartmouth College Library. Rev. ed. Hanover: Dartmouth College Library, 1994).