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Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Adjutant General’s Office: Preliminary Inventory No. 17

By: Lucille H. Pendell and Elizabeth Bethel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P3632

ISBN: 0788436325

Condition: paper, 8.5x11", 156 pages


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Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History

By: Mark Herber

Price: $54.50

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 2005

Seller ID: 31771X

Condition: 873 pages, Genealogical Publishing Company


"The Bible of British genealogy" is a complete guide to British genealogy and family history. Includes more than 90 examples of major types of records and detailed lists of further reading. This is the second edition of the book that has been called the Bible of British genealogy. Originally published in 1997 in association with the Society of Genealogists (London), and now revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, Ancestral Trails enables th... View more info

American Passenger Arrival Records : A Guide to the Records of Immigrants Arriving at American Ports by Sail and Steam, updated and enlarged

By: Michael Tepper

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 1993

Seller ID: 313803

Condition: 142 pages, Genealogical Publishing Company


Millions of people made their way to America in the most determined and sustained migration the world has ever known. Initially they left traces of their immigration in scattered records and documents. Later their arrival here was documented so minutely that the records resulting are among the largest, the most continuous and the most uniform in the nation's archives. These passenger arrival records identify by name, place of origin, and other particulars the vast major... View more info

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What Did They Mean By That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms, Old and New

By: Paul Drake

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: D2500

ISBN: 788425005

Condition: (2000), 2007, 6x9, cloth, 348 pp, Heritage Books


The family historian must seek out the records of the merchants, courts, legislators, and churches, as well as the everyday expressions of the common men and women, all the while striving to remain aware that just as we have created words like television, computer, microwave oven, automobile, space station, gigabyte, and airplane, and set aside words as ticking and icebox, stadle, and squabpie, our ancestors had to do the same. They made up the likes of telegraph, railro... View more info

CD: United States Official Postal Guide, July 1917

By: The Post Office Department

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3678

ISBN: 788436783

Condition: (1917), 2005, CD,Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v6, PC and Mac, 720 pp, Heritage Books


This guide allows the reader a glimpse into the early organization of the department and gives instructions as to corresponding with the department at that time as well as rulings and other information on Postal subjects. Also included are the lists of Post Offices by state, by county within each state and an alphabetical list. Lists also include first, second and third classes of Post Offices, Post Offices discontinued during the last three years, military commands an... View more info

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Preserving Your Family's Oral History and Stories

By: Thomas MacEntee

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Unlock the Past, St Agnes, Australia: 2014

Seller ID: UTP0423

ISBN: 1921956380

Condition: paperback, 36 pages, colour photos, websites


Many of us got our start in tracing and preserving our family history based on a story, perhaps one you heard as a child. Do you remember how engaging that story was? Was it the story itself or how the storyteller presented the information? Whatever the reasons, the story had an impact and if not preserved on paper or in an audio recording, that story is somehow preserved in your mind.Fast forward to the 21st century and it seems that 'what's old is new again' wi... View more info

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Mastering Genealogy Proof

By: Thomas W. Jones

Price: $24.95

Publisher: National Genealogical Society: 2013

Seller ID: 815075

ISBN: 1935815075


As a unique textbook on genealogical methods and reasoning in the twentyfirst century, Mastering Genealogical Proof guides readers in acquiring genealogical skills transcending chronological, ethnic, geopolitical, and religious boundaries.Mastering Genealogical Proof aims to help researchers, students, and new family historians reconstruct relationships and lives of people they cannot see. It presents content in digestible chunks. Each chapter concludes with prob... View more info

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The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, Third Edition

By: Val D. Greenwood

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 2000, 2005

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 2362-102

ISBN: 0806316217

Condition: 676 pages, 6 x 9, paper, 6 x 9, 676 pages, 2000, 2005, hardback, Genealogical Publishing Company


"Recommended as the most comprehensive how-to book on American genealogical and local history research."--Library JournalIn every field of study there is one book that rises above the rest in stature and authority and becomes the standard work in the field. In genealogy that book is Val Greenwood's Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy.Arguably the best book ever written on American genealogy, it is the text of choice in colleges and universities or wh... View more info