State by State: A Closer Look!Introduction: Why this class?
Most of us are well aware of Google and theongoing growing collections of the major onlinegenealogical vendors. We might not be as aware,however, of digital resources available at the localand collegiate level, from small town archives to thelocal city college just down the street. With many of these institutions archival content just now comingonline, these untapped resources might hold thekey to your next genealogical project!
So, how do we find these resources?
Very often, rich, untapped veins of family history,facts, and stories ranging from photos, audio notesand much more are available for your use and studyonline at these locations. In this class today, we'llsnapshot these resources at the state and regionallevel, giving you leads and information that standout as excellent places to get your research rolling.Ready? Let's get started......
State by State BreakdownNortheast Region
Some of the oldest statesin the Union are found inthis group and many of the genealogical holdingscontained in these statesare well known and wellused. However, thereare some untappedresources still to befound.Examples include the Cambridge Vermont HistoricalSociety, Rutgers and others.
Connecticut State Library:
University of Connecticut Colonial Records:
Cheshire CT Historical Society:
Connecticut Historical Society:
Connecticut Explored (Journal):
Maine State Library:
Maine Historical Society:
aine Memory Network:
Genealogy Today: Maine:
Bowdoin College (Genealogy Resources):