Basic Information Sources

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Heritage Quest Online contains many genealogy records. To access it from home, log on to your My.LSSU account, and click on the My Library tab. Heritage Quest Online will be in the category of Biography.


The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy; first families of America. A genealogical encyclopedia of the United States. Edited by Frederick Adams Virkus. Chicago: A. N. Marquis, 1925-42. Reference CS 69 .V814

Ancestry's Red Book: American state, county, and town sources. Edited by Alice Eichholz. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Pub., 1989. Reference CS 49 .A55 1989

A Bibliography of works on the two Soos and their surroundings, giving locations of the libraries holding each title. By Cathy MacPhail. [Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.]: Sault Area International Library Association, 1972. Michigan Collection Z 1392 .S25 M3

Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1980-. Reference Z 5305 .U5 B56 Index Area

Biography and Genealogy Master Index, a Consolidated Index to more than 3,200,000 biographical sketches in over 350 current and retrospective biographical dictionaries. Edited by Miranda C. Herbert and Barbara McNeil. 2nd ed. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1982. Reference Z 5305 .U5 B57 1980 Suppl. Index Area

Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America. Edited by Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd. London: Burke's Peerage, 1975. Reference CS 69 .B82

The Genealogist's Guide: an index to printed British pedigrees and family histories, 1950-75. London: Research Publishing Company; Chicago: American Library Association, 1977. Reference CS 414 .B36 1977

Generations Past: a selected list of sources for Afro-American genealogical research. Compiled by Sandra M. Lawson. Washington: Library of Congress, 1988. Documents LC 1.12/2:Af 8/4 LC 1.6/4:G28

Michigan 1870 Census. Lansing, MI: Library of Michigan, [1991-] Spec. Coll. Michigan Collection F 565 .M47 1991

Michigan Cemetery Compendium. Spring Arbor, MI: HAR-AL, Inc., 1979. Reference F 565 .H37 1979

Passenger and Immigration Lists Index: a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Edited by P. William Filby, with Mary K. Meyer. 1st ed. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1981. Reference CS 68 .P363

Polk's Sault Ste. Marie City Directory. Detroit, MI: R. L. Polk. (Late 1800's - present; not every year owned). Michigan Collection F 574 .S3 A18

The Source: a guidebook of American Genealogy. Edited by Arlene Eakle and Johni Cerny. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Publishing Company, 1984. Reference CS 49 .S65 1984

Sourcebook of Michigan Census, County Histories and Vital Records. Lansing, MI: Library of Michigan, 1986. Reference F 565 .S64 1986

Sources for Research in English Genealogy. By Judith P. Reid. [Washington, D.C.]: Library of Congress, General Reading Rooms Division, [1989]. Documents LC 1.6/5:15

Family History for Fun and Profit. By Vincent L. Jones, Arlene H. Eakle, and Mildred H. Christensen. Rev. ed. [Salt Lake City, Utah: Printed by Publisher's Press for the Genealogical Institute, 1977, c1972]. CS 9 .J63 1977

The Genealogy Beginner's Manual. By Rick J. Ashton, Peggy Tuck Sinko and Joseph C. Wolf. New ed. Chicago: Newberry Library, 1977. Reference CS 16 .A85 1977

How to find your Family Roots. By Timothy Field Beard, with Denise DeMong. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1977. CS 16 .B35

Know Your Ancestors: a guide to genealogical research. By Ethel W. Williams. Rutland, VT: C.E. Tuttle Co., 1960, 1972 printing. CS 16 .W53 1972

Managing a Genealogical Project. By William Dollarhide. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1988. CS 16 .D64 1988

Tracing Your Roots. By the editors of Consumers Guide. New York: Bell Publishing Co., 1977. CS 16 .C65