Archives and Libraries
Center for Genealogical Research, 5300
Caroline Street, Houston, Texas, 77004. As one of the Houston
Public Library Systemís special collections, the Clayton Library is
recognized as one of the nationís top genealogical research collections.
It received this mark of distinction for its extensive collections
covering the entire United States, as well as international sources for
identifying immigrant origins in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. In
addition, Clayton has 100% of its books in open stacks for public
access. We house nearly 100,000 research volumes, hold over 3000
periodical titles, and have an extensive microfilm collection offering
census, ship passenger lists, military records, and many local and state
records not available in book format or on the Internet.
FamilySearch International is the largest
genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use
FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more
about their family history. To help in this great pursuit,
FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and
sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years.
FamilySearch is a nonprofit organization sponsored by The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Patrons may
access FamilySearch services and resources free online at
FamilySearch.org or through over 4,600
Family History Centers in 132 countries, including the
Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Houston Public Library
Genealogy Resources online
Century U. S. Newspapers Digital Archive,
digital images for hundreds of 19th century United
States newspapers. Access Newspaper Archive
(In Library Use Only),
the largest historic newspaper source online
containing tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages,
dating as far back as the 1700s. Ancestry Library Edition
(In Library Use Only),
one of the largest collections of family history
data online. Genealogy Connect, includes the "how-to" of genealogy research in
addition to some ancestor information. HeritageQuest
by the Texas State Libraryís TexShare Program), U. S.
Federal census records and other research materials for
tracing family lineages.
Louisiana State Archives Research Library,
3851 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70809-2137. The Louisiana State
Archives, a division of the Louisiana Secretary of State's
office, is mandated to identify, to collect, to preserve, to
maintain and to make available those records and artifacts
that enhance our endeavors to understand the dynamics and
nuances of our state's remarkable history. Includes
Louisiana Vital Records Index to locate vital records
that are maintained by the Louisiana Secretary of State.
Orleans Public Library, Main
Library, 219 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112. The
Louisiana Division City Archives & Special Collections
is a reference division which
collects resources relating to the study of Louisiana and
its citizens and to the city of New Orleans and New
The Louisiana Library Connection is available with a
NOPL card. The databases available include; Ancestry Library
Edition, HeritageQuest Online, New Orleans Newspapers,
Newspapers.com Library Edition, and Sanborn Maps.
WorldCat is the world's largest network of library
content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to
providing access to their resources on the Web, where most
people start their search for information.
Dictionaries and Paleography
German Script Tutorial Religion, Society, and
Culture in Newfoundland and Labrador Pages, Dr. Hans
Latin - English Dictionary The GenealogyRO Group
Latin Genealogical Word List FamilySearch
Museums and Historical Societies
Historical Society, The Algiers Historical Society was formed in October
1999 to promote the history of Algiers, Louisiana.
The Brick Store Museum, 117 Main Street, Kennebunk,
Particularly significant are more than 3,000 historical
photographs and vintage postcards, plus indexes for
Kennebunk-built ships, local history subjects and
Orleans Fire Department Museum 1135
Washington Ave, New Orleans La., 70130.
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updated 26 Sep 2020