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  • African American Resources at the New England Historic Genealogical Society

    A Selected Bibliography

    African Resources 100NEHGS; 6 x 9 softcover, viii + 64 pp.
    reg. $8.95, member price $8.06
    Published as a companion to AfricanAmericanAncestors.org, this book lists some of the many resources at NEHGS available to those researching their African American ancestors: published genealogies, local histories, original manuscripts and rare documents, online databases, and vital and other records. The book also includes an essay by NEHGS member Kenyatta D. Berry on how to begin your genealogical search. 2010

    Classic Reprints

    Genealogies, Local Histories, and More

    Classic Reprints 100NEHGS; 8½ x 11, softcover, 250 pp.
    reg. $12.95
    Expand your research with more than 12,000 library-quality reprints of rare and out-of-print books available from our classic reprints catalog. Covering a wide variety of topics and geographic areas, this important reference should be on every genealogist's bookshelf!

    Reprints include: The catalog is divided into three sections: Section One presents genealogies and family histories from Aaker to Zumbrun; Section Two contains local histories from just about every state and several countries including Ireland, Germany, Russia, and more; Section Three includes regional genealogies, books on the Mayflower, war and military, religion, and other topics of interest to any family historian.

    The catalog comes with a coupon for $12.95 off your first classic reprints purchase of $25 or more. 2011

    Guide to Diaries in the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections

    Guide to Diaries 100Compiled by NEHGS Special Collections Staff
    NEHGS; 6 x 9 softcover, xv + 103 pp., illus.
    reg. $9.95, member price $8.96
    Dating from the 17th century to the present, the diaries in the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections record details of historic events and private lives, giving us fresh insight into the past. This guide lists approximately 300 diaries in the NEHGS archives and includes images of actual diary pages. Readers will gain an understanding of the depth and variety of the collection and a sense of the rich historical detail contained in these diaries and journals. A comprehensive index lists all person and place names. 2008

    Manuscripts at the New England Historic Genealogical Society R. Stanton Avery Special Collections

    First Comprehensive Edition

    Manuscripts 100Edited by Timothy G. X. Salls and Judith Lucey
    NEHGS; 8½ x 11 softcover, 1,200 pp.
    reg. $39.95, member price $35.96
    Navigate through more than 12 million resources housed in the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections. This revised edition includes thousands of new items, an extensive index, and updated catalog numbers. 2011

     

    Guide to Published Genealogies in the Library of the New England Historic Genealogical Society

    Guide Published 100NEHGS; 8½ x 11 softcover, 2,000 pp.
    reg. $49.95, member price $44.96
    The New England Historic Genealogical Society has been collecting published family histories for almost 170 years. Since its founding in 1845, the Society has added tens of thousands of genealogies to its shelves.

    Here for the first time is a book containing a listing of all published genealogies the Society acquired prior to 2011. The collections include almost every published genealogy on New England families, plus works on families throughout the United States, Canada, and thirty-nine other countries around the world. Genealogies in the collection span nearly 400 years, from 1624 to the present. The book is arranged alphabetically by surname and cross-references works with multiple surnames to make it easy to locate your families. 2011

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