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Genealogy

The Archive's ever-expanding collection of genealogy resources includes items from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Robarts Library at the University of Toronto; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library;Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah;>, the National Library of Scotland, the Indianapolis City Library's Indianapolis City Directory and Yearbooks Collection, The Leo Baeck Institute Archives of German-speaking Jewry Leo Baeck Institute Archives, and the Boston Public Library.

Resources include among many things books on surname origins, vital statistics, parish records, census records, passenger lists of vessels, and other historical and biographical documents.

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Intended to assist the genealogist/family historian in locating and using resources in one of the oldest libraries in northern New England (Dartmouth College Library), this selective annotated bibliography contains over 300 citations related to family history and genealogical research. Following an introductory section, materials are organized under nine subheadings: research materials in the reference room; the library card catalog and online catalog; approaches to genealogical/family research...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Family History, Genealogy, Higher Education, History,...
This unit was developed to help students gain a sense of personal identity by examining their heritage. This is accomplished through a study of their genealogical beginnings, their county, and their ancestors' way of life. Part I of the unit engages students in activities investigating their background such as writing an autobiography, interviewing adult relatives, studying local folklore, and creating an ancestors gallery. Part II of the unit involves students in a study of their county....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Community Study, Elementary Education, Family History, Folk Culture, Genealogy,...
In April and May of 2012, the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Research conducted a survey of users of archives to learn more about their habits and preferences. In particular, they focused on the roles that social media, recommendations, reviews, and other forms of user-contributed annotation play in archival research. OCLC surveyed faculty, graduate students, and genealogists across North America and a few in the United Kingdom. Data collected from 695 respondents who completed the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Social Media, Archives, Use Studies, Surveys, Notetaking, College Faculty, Graduate...
In 2003, the University of Hawai'i sponsored a symposium titled "Indigenizing the University." This symposium featured indigenous scholars such as Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Graham Smith, and Taiaiake Alfred, who addressed how indigenous political theory and methods of research were necessary to support indigenous research and how changes to the university personnel structure were needed to include indigenous people at every level of the university. One central question emerged from that...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Indigenous Populations, Hawaiians, Cultural Influences, History, Oral History,...