Genealogy & History

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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition (Library only): Search U.S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more for your genealogical and historical research needs.

 

Heritage Quest Online

HeritageQuest in the Library or outside the Library: Find ancestors and relatives in U.S. Federal Census Records from 1790-1930, information on people and places described in local and family histories, and genealogical information from an index of over 1.6 million articles.  You can also search Revolutionary War era pension and bounty-land warrant application files and search for individuals in Freedman's Bank (1865-1874).

 

Military and Intelligence Database in the Library or outside the Library: Find information on historical military topics in reference books, magazine and newswire articles.

 

Salem History
Go to Salem History: Salem History includes the complete content of three series of historical reference - Milestone Documents, The Decades, and Great Lives from History.

(Outside of the library?  E-mail ask@pamunkeylibrary.org for log in instructions)

 

U.S. History Collection

US History Collection in the Library or outside the Library: This collection provides coverage of the current thinking and events in U.S. History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.

 

War and Terrorism Collection

War & Terrorism Collection in the Library or outside the Library: Researchers and students of history, social science, and current events will gain insight into conflicts: their causes, their impact, and how they are perceived on a global scale.

 

World History Collection

World History Collection in the Library or outside the Library: This collection provides balanced coverage of events in World History for both the novice historian and the advanced academic researcher.

 

You may also like the following pathfinders:

African-American History

The American Civil War

Biographies and More

Find Newspaper Articles and Obituaries

 

or our recommended Genealogy web sites.

 

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