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Genealogy: Records & Resources

A guide to useful records and various resources available at the BPL and beyond.


This guide offers information about different records and resources that can be useful for family history & genealogy including:

  • Databases & Websites
  • Biographies
  • Church Records
  • Court & Misc. Government Records
  • Directories
  • Federal Census
  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • U.S. Military
  • Newspapers
  • School Records
  • Vital Records

Have an idea for a record or resource you’d like to see covered in this guide? Let us know! Contact the BPL here-

Genealogy Research Guides