Genealogy Accessories and Research Aids
U.S. Map Collection, 1513-1990
This database is a collection of maps detailing land areas that comprise the present United States.
It contains a variety of maps created for different scopes and purposes, including political and
geographical, and covers various years ranging from 1513-1990.
Reference and Resource Aids
Reference materials, including dictionaries, maps, and gazetteers, help family historians find and
understand genealogical records. This collection also includes many resource guides to numerous
localities, like The Red Book and The Source.
Guides and Manuals
The aids most helpful to beginning genealogists are:
- The Handybook for Genealogists
- The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy
- The Complete Beginner's Guide to Genealogy, the Internet, and Your Genealogy Computer Program
Organize Your Genealogy
Use this organizational kit to start your genealogy the right way. It doesn't take long to have
gathered so much information that you have difficulty finding it among the piles of books, papers,
and documents that you have saved. The organizational system, using this kit, will make it possible
for you to find any part of your research in seconds. For free instructions on how to use the kit,
Forms for Recording Your Research
Specific forms can help the genealogist conduct research in a more orderly fashion.
These forms are designed to assist in all parts
of the research process in a wide variety of ways. If you are a beginning genealogist, see the
beginner's list of forms. If you are an advanced or professional researcher, please see the
professional list of forms.
Census Timeline Tracking Sheets - 20 Pack
This form designed for tracking an ancestor across several census years, beginning
with the census years 1850 through 1930, when all individuals in a household are listed.
KinScribe - Cemetery Transcription Notepad
The cemetery notepad comes with (4) cemetery identification sheets, (100) tombstone transcription
sheets and (1) tip sheet.
Victorian "Our Family Tree
Our Family Tree is a beautiful 16" x 20" print that allows five generations of family genealogy to
be displayed. Printed on antique-style recycled paper, this Victorian-inspired decorative print is
one that any family would proudly display. The illustrated borders are closely based on mid-19th
century sources. Instructions for researching and completing the print are on the back.