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Genealogy books and CD-ROMS

“The Genealogy Handbook – the Complete Guide to Tracing Your Family Tree” by Ellen Galford (TR)

“Address Book for Germanic Genealogy” by Ernest Thode (NC)



“The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Genealogy” by Christine Rose and Kay Germain Ingalls (NC, GV)

“Through the Eyes of Your Ancestors” by Maureen Taylor (NC, TR)




“The Oxford Guide to Family History” by David Hey (NC)

“The Handy Book for Genealogists – United States of America, 8th edition” by Everton (NC)

“Genealogy Online for Dummies” by Matthew L. Helm and April Leigh Helm (NC, HB, GV)

“The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Genealogy, the Internet, and Your Genealogy Computer Program” by Karen Clifford (NC)

“Finding Your Roots – How to Trace Your Ancestors at Home and Abroad” by Jeane Eddy Westin (NC, GV, TR)

“Ancestors – A Beginner’s Guide to Family History and Genealogy” by Jim and Terry Willard and Jane Wilson (NC)

“The Internet for Genealogist: A Beginner’s Guide” by Barbara Renick and Richard S. Wilson (NC, GV)

“Ancestry’s Red Book – American State, County, and Town Sources” edited by Alice Eichholz, PhD, C.G. (NC, GV)

“Genealogy Via the Internet” by Ralph Roberts (NC)

“Searching for Your Ancestors” by Gilbert Doane (NC)

“British Isles Vital Records Index – England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales” by Family Search (on CD-ROM HB)

“Vital Records Index – Western Europe: Alpine, Benelux, French, German, Italian, and Spanish Regions” by Family Search (on CD-ROM HB)

“1880 United States Census and National Index” by Family Research (on CD-ROM HB)

“Index of Irish Wills 1484-1858” by the National Archives of Ireland (on CD-ROM NC)

“Twenty Census – Population and Housing Questions 1790-1980” by U.S. Department of Commerce (NC, HB)

“Boutell’s Heraldry” by J.P. Brooke-Little (NC)

“Managing a Genealogical Project” by William Dollarhide (NC)

“Your Guide to the Family History Library” by Paula Stuart Warren and James W. Warren (NC)

“Long Distance Genealogy – Researching Your Family History from Home” by Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer (NC)

“The Weekend Genealogist – Timesaving Techniques for Effective Research” by Marcia Yannizze Melnyck (NC, GV)

“Family Reunions and Clan Gatherings” by Shari Fiock (NC)

“Cite Your Sources – A Manual for Documenting Family Histories and Genealogical Records” by Richard S. Lackey (NC)

“Searching in California – A Reference Guide to Public and Private Records” by Patricia Sanders (NC, GV, TR)

“The Source – A Guidebook of American Genealogy” edited by Arlene Eakle and John Cerny (NC, GV, TR)

“Web Publishing for Genealogy” by Peter Christian (NC)

“Talking Your Roots – Family Guide to Tape Recording and Videotaping Oral History” by William Fletcher (NC)

“My History is America’s History” by National Endowment for the Humanities (NC, GV, TR)

“Family Reunion Handbook” by Barbara Brown and Tom Ninkovich (NC, GV)

“Organizing Your Family History Search – Efficient and Effective Ways to Gather and Protect Your Genealogical Research” by Sharon Debartolo Carmack (NC, GV)

“Western Nevada County Resource Guide for Genealogists, Histories and Other Researchers” by the Historic Research Subcommittee (NC-Reference)

“American and British Genealogy and Heraldry” by R. William Filby (NC-Reference)

“In Search of Your Canadian Roots” by Angus Baxter (NC-Reference)

“Irish Families” by Michael O’Laughlin (NC-Reference)

“Story of the Palatines” by Sanford H. Cobb (NC-Reference)

“Wuerttemberg Emigration Index, Vols. 1-6” by Trudy Schenk, Ruth Froelke and Inge Bork (NC-Reference)

“U.S. Military Records” by James Neagles (NC-Reference)

“The Book of Emigrants” by Peter Wilson Coldham (NC-Reference)

“Passenger Ships Arriving in New York” by Bradley W. Steuart (NC-Reference)

“in Search of Your European Roots” by Angus Baxter (NC-Reference)

“In Search of Your British and Irish Roots” by Angus Baxter (NC-Reference)

“A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering Your Irish Ancestors” by Dwight Radford and Kyle Betit (NC-Reference)

“Abbreviations and Acronyms – A Guide for Family Historians” compiled by Kip Sperry (NC-Reference)

“The California 1890 Great Register of Voters Index” by California State Genealogical Alliance, Janice Cloud and Margaret Goodwin (NC-Reference)

“The Genealogist’s Address Book” by Elizabeth Petty Bentley (NC-Reference)

“Emigrants in Chains 1607-1776” by Peter Wilson Coldham (NC-Reference)

“Our Quaker Ancestors” by Ellen Thomas Berry (NC-Reference)

“A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovery Your Female Ancestors” by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack (NC-Reference)

“Directory of Family Associations” by Elizabeth Petty Bentley (NC-Reference)

“Colonial Families of the United States of America, Vols. 1-7” by Genealogical Publishing Co. (NC-Reference)

“Genealogical Italian Records” by Trafford Cole (NC Reference)

“California Wagon Train Lists, Vol. 1” by Louis J. Rasmussen (HB-Reference)

“San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists, Vols. I, II and IV” by Louis J. Rasmussen (HB-Reference)

“Guide to Naturalization Records of the United States” by Christine K. Schaefer (HB-Reference)

“American Passenger Arrival Records” by Michael Tepper (HB-Reference)

“American Indians” by National Archives Trust Fund Board (HB-Reference)

“Black Studies” by National Archives Trust Fund Board (HB-Reference)

“California 1870 Census Index (except city of San Francisco)” by Ronald Vern Jackson (HB-Reference)

“State Census Records” by Ann Lainhart (NC-Reference)

“Mayflower Families Through the Generations” by Lucy Mary Kellogg (NC-Reference)

“Dements Through the Ages” by Marilyn Holmes (NC-Reference)

“Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy” by Val Greenwood (NC-Reference)

“Land and Property Research in the United States” by E. Wade Hone (NC-Reference)

“Genealogical Evidence” by Noel Stevenson (NC-Reference)

“Map Guide to The U.S. Federal Census 1790-1920” by William Thorndale and William Dollarhide (NC-Reference)

“Cyndi’s List: A Comprehensive List of 70,000 Genealogy Sites on the Internet” by Cyndi Howells (NC-Reference)

The symbols NC, GV and TR at the end of each title denote the library which owns the book. NC is Madelyn Helling Library, GV is Grass Valley, HB is history branch and TR is Truckee.


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