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2 edition of reference guide for genealogical and historical research in Illinois found in the catalog.

reference guide for genealogical and historical research in Illinois

Joseph C. Wolf

reference guide for genealogical and historical research in Illinois

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Published by Detroit Society for Genealogical Research in [Detroit] .
Written in English

  • Illinois
    • Subjects:
    • Illinois -- Genealogy -- Bibliography.,
    • Illinois -- History -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joseph C. Wolf.
      LC ClassificationsZ1277 .W65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination140 p.
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5939457M
      LC Control Number65009400

      Genealogy Online Resources: - the world’s largest online family history resource — including historical records, photos, stories, family trees and a collaborative community of millions. You must be at a library computer to take advantage of all that the library edition of to offer. Please ask a librarian if you need assistance. The Librarian's Guide to Genealogical Research -- Examples Friday's post was about a book I've used many times and I recommended it to researchers, mainly for some unique forms. In my last paragraph, I indicated I wrote to the publisher for permission to share some examples with you. ƒ The Genealogical Index is a card file index to several Library collections, including Filing Case A, the Genealogical Manuscript Collection, some published family histories, city and county histories, and several prominent genealogical journals.

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Reference guide for genealogical and historical research in Illinois. [Detroit] Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joseph C Wolf.

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