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This article originally appeared in "General References and Guides" by Kory L. Meyerink, MLS, AG, FUGA in The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy

American Biographical Index (ABI). New York City: K. G. Saur, 1993.

The American Genealogist. 5th ed. Albany: Joel Munsell’s Sons, 1900. Reprint, Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1975.

Bell, Carol Willsey. Ohio Genealogical Periodical Index: A County Guide. 4th ed. Youngstown, Ohio: C. W. Bell, 1983.

Bell, Mary McCampbell, et al. “Finding Manuscript Collections: NUCMC, NIDS, and RLIN.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 77, no. 3 (September 1989): 208–18. Bentley, Elizabeth Petty. County Courthouse Book. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1995.

———. Directory of Family Associations. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. 1996. Bibliographic Guide to North American History. Boston: G. K. Hall, annual.

Bibliography of Genealogical and Local History Periodicals With Union List of Major U.S. Collections. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1990.

Boyer, Carl, III, ed. Donald Lines Jacobus’ Index to Genealogical Periodicals. Newhall, Calif.: Boyer Publications, 1983.

Brown, Lesley, ed. The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. 2 vols. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Buckway, G. Eileen. Index to Texas Periodicals. Salt Lake City: Family History Library, 1987.

Carson, Dina C. Directory of Genealogical and Historical Publications in the US and Canada. Niwot, Colo.: Iron Gate Publishing, 1992.

Century of Population Growth 1790–1900. 1909. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967.

Chapter, Elizabeth Benton, comp. Genealogical Guide Master Index of Genealogy in the Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine Volumes 1–84 (1892–1950) with Supplement Volumes 85–89 (1950–55) Combined Edition. Kansas City, Mo.: National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1951. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994.

A Complement to Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Magna Carta Books, 1981.

DAR Patriot Index. 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2003. Dictionary Catalog of the Local History and Genealogy Division. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1974.

Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the United States. 2nd ed. Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1988.

Encyclopedia of Associations. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1987–.

Evans, Barbara Jean. A to Zax: A Comprehensive Genealogical Dictionary for Genealogists and Historians. 3rd ed. Alexandria, Va.: Hearthside Press, 1995.

Filby, P. William. Directory of American Libraries With Genealogy or Local History Collections. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1988.

———. “Published Passenger Lists.” Genealogical Journal (8 December 1979): 177.

———. “Published Passenger Lists.” Genealogical Journal (Fall 1983): 112.

———, comp. American and British Genealogy and Heraldry: A Selected List of Books. 3rd ed. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1983. Supplement, 1987.

———, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Bibliography 1538–1900. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1988.

———, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., 1980–.

———, and Mary K. Meyer, eds. Who’s Who in Genealogy and Heraldry. 2nd ed. Savage, Md.: Who’s Who in Genealogy and Heraldry, 1990.

Finnell, Arthur Louis. Minnesota Genealogical Periodical Index. Marshall, Minn.: Finnell Richter and Assoc., 1980.

Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files. 4 vols. Waynesboro, Tenn.: National Historic Publishing Co., 1991–92.

The Genealogical Index of the Newberry Library. 4 vols. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1960.

Genealogical Periodical Annual Index. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1974–2001.

Genealogical Research in the National Archives. 3rd ed. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 2000.

Greenlaw, William Prescott, comp. The Greenlaw Index of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. 2 vols. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1979.

Grover, Robert L. Missouri Genealogical Periodical Index: A County Guide, 1960–1982. Independence: Missouri Territory Pioneers, 1983.

Herbert, Mirana C., and Barbara McNeil. Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1980–.

Hoffman, Marian R. Genealogical and Local History Books in Print. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996–97.

Index to Personal Names in the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections, 1959–1984. Alexandria, Va.: Chadwyck-Healey, 1988.

Index of Revolutionary War Pension Applications in the National Archives. National Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 40. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1976.

Index of Rolls of Honor in the Lineage Books. Washington, D.C.: Daughters of the American Revolution, 1916–1940.

Jackson, Ronald V., Jr. Early American Series. Salt Lake City: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1981–84.

Jacobus, David Lines. “Tricks in Using Indexed Genealogical Books.” American Genealogist 30 (April 1954): 85.

———. Index to Genealogical Periodicals. Edited by Carl Boyer III. Newhall, Calif.: Boyer Publications, 1983.

Jarboe, Betty M. Obituaries: A Guide to Sources. 2nd ed. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1989.

Kaminkow, Marion J. A Complement to Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Magna Carta Books, 1981.

———. Genealogies in the Library of Congress: A Bibliography. 2 vols. Baltimore: Magna Carta Books, 1972. Supplements 1976–87.

Lederer, Richard. Colonial American English: A Glossary. Essex, Conn.: Verbatim Book, 1985.

Library Catalog, Volume One: Family Histories and Genealogies. Washington, D.C.: Daughters of the American Revolution, 1982.

The Library of Congress Index to Biographies in State and Local Histories. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book, 1979.

Meyer, Mary K. Directory of Genealogical Societies in the USA and Canada. 10th ed. Md.: the compiler, 1994.

Milner, Anita Cheek. Newspaper Indexes. 3 vols. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1977–82.

Munsell, Joel. Index to American Genealogies. 5th ed. 1900. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967.

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1962–present.

Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1931–86.

Press, Jacques Cattell, ed. American Library Directory. New York City: R. R. Bowker, 1908–.

Quigley, Maud. Index to Family Names in Genealogical Periodicals. Grand Rapids: Western Michigan Genealogical Society, 1981.

———. Index to Michigan Research Found in Genealogical Periodicals. Grand Rapids: Western Michigan Genealogical Society, 1979.

Rider, Fremont, ed. The American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI). Series 2. Middletown, Conn.: Godfry Memorial Library, 1952–2001.

Sanborn, Melinde Lutz. Supplement to Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991.

———. Second Supplement to Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1995.

Scanland, Roger. “The Munsell Genealogical Indexes.” Genealogical Journal 2 (September 1973): 103–8.

Schory, Eva D. Every Name Index to Egle’s Notes and Queries. Decatur, Ill.: Decatur Genealogical Society, 1981.

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti. Genealogical and Local History Books in Print. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1976–1992.

Sinclair, Donald Arleigh. A New Jersey Biographical Index: Covering Some 100,000 Biographies and Associated Portraits in 237 New Jersey Cyclopedias, Histories, Yearbooks, Periodicals, and Other Collective Biographical Sources Published to About 1980. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992.

Swem, Earl Gregg. Virginia Historical Index. 2 vols. in 4. 1934–36. Reprint, Gloucester, Mass.: Peter Smith, 1965.

Szucs, Loretto Dennis, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Archives: A Guide to the National Archives Field Branches. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1988.

Torrey, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985.

Trapp, Glenda K., and Michael L. Cook. Kentucky Genealogical Index. Evansville, Ind.: Cook Publications, 1985.

University of Arizona Library. The Arizona Index: A Subject Index to Periodicals About the State. 2 microfilms. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1978.

Virkus, Frederick A., ed., The Handbook of American Genealogy. Vols. 1–4. Chicago: Institute of American Genealogy, 1932–43.

White, Virgil. Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files. 4 vols. Waynesboro, Tenn.: National Historic Publishing Co., 1991–92.


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