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Local history in the library

David T. Thackery

Local history in the library

a manual for assessment and preservation

by David T. Thackery

  • 358 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Bloomington Public Library in Bloomington, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Special collections -- Local history -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Libraries -- Special collections -- Local history -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Library materials -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Thackery, Edward Meachen.
    ContributionsMeachen, Edward., Illinois State Library., Bloomington Public Library.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 leaves.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17083639M

    Staff may also suggest local historians or organizations that charge for their services. All documents in the website have been scanned with their geographical location listed first. City Records We recently acquired the microfilm of several years of local City Directories:,,, and Thursday 1 p. For novice genealogists, the collection contains a number of books which will answer many of the questions they might have as they begin their search. Please discuss preparation of the donation with staff before sorting, weeding or reorganizing your collections.

    Again, copies are available for check out. While the bound editions of these books are now out-of-print and do not circulate, the Library does have copies in three-ring binders which are available for patrons to check out. Need information on articles that have appeared in local newspapers? Life Records Database — birth, death, and marriage indexes from the Democrat and Chronicle.

    What we don't collect Non-printed realia e. Wednesday 2 p. Transfer of materials does not affect the copyright status unless materials are specifically owned by the donor and the rights are specifically transferred to the Library. North Attleboro High School has digitized several of their yearbooks.


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Local history in the library book

Oxford County Library

City Records We recently acquired the microfilm of several years of local City Directories:,,, and Congressional Serial Set with all House and Senate reports and documents published sinceand PERSI, a comprehensive index of local history and genealogy periodicals articles.

Heritage Quest — a partner of Ancestry. Your library card provides free access to premium genealogy databases, while our extensive bibliographies, indexes and abstracted items support the advanced researcher.

North Attleboro High School has digitized several of their yearbooks. Local history collections are available during branch hours.

Friday 10 a. The library has Mississippi censuses on microfilm through with indexes through The MCLS also is your source for genealogy research, providing public access to regional and national indexes and databases. You can access them here. Stone into pdf format. The title will be evaluated as would any other title being considered for the collection.

The local history area of the Columbus-Lowndes Library is divided into two major sections. Resources include the following: Ancestry. Other patrons are interested in tracing family history or historical events of the area.

What we don't collect Non-printed realia e. The RWL offers the following services that may assist you with your local history research. Google Books has access. Home Collections Local History Discover collections of local history including photographs, news clippings and other historical documents on our local history site!

Materials are available from both U. For health and safety reasons, any materials that are wet or moldy are discarded. In-library use only, no library card needed. We may have exactly what you are looking for in our Rockfordiana file — a collection of indexed local newspaper clippings located in the Local History and Genealogy Room on the third floor of the Main Library.

Support The Library. Local Directories — digitized City of Rochester directories and other directories from Monroe County.The Library Board reviews and approves this policy every three years. Materials that are removed may be: Re-used by Hennepin County Library’s Outreach Services. Given to local Friends of the Library to sell at book sales.

Donated to community partners. Once the Library has exhausted these options, all remaining materials are recycled.

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection. The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) offers readers free online access to more thandigitized pages, representing + individual newspaper titles published in Colorado primarily from to and some through CHNC will eventually hold more than million pages from atlasbowling.com: Web Master.

For more information, please contact the Local History Room librarian.

Local History and Genealogy: Online Resources

In addition to its local history collections, the history room now features computer and microfilm stations specifically for genealogy and local history researchers who desire the assistance of the.

Support The Library. Donate today and help ensure that the Library continues to evolve to meet the needs of our community. Donate Now. The Reference Department at the Richards Memorial Library receives frequent requests for information on the history of the town and particular buildings in it.

Questions such as who were the previous owners and what they did for a living can sometimes be found in our collection of local history books. The Library of Congress has one of the world's premier collections of U.S.

and foreign genealogy and local history publications. The Library's genealogy collection began as early as when Thomas Jefferson's library was purchased. Through generations of international giving, the Library's collections contain more than 40, compiled family histories and overU.S.

local histories.