Posts Tagged With: research

Wisdom Wednesday – The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook

Last month I was browsing Family Tree Magazine’s website looking for The Family Tree Sourcebook. I found it and Family Tree Magazine was offering it in a bundle with The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook. I ordered the bundle. I wanted the Sourcebook so I didn’t have to run to the library to borrow it and […]

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Follow Friday – Abe Lincoln Library

In preparation for FGS2011, the FGS media team has been blogging a lot about research repositories and archives all over the state and surrounding states. The Abe Lincoln Library, located in Springfield, IL, is a fantastic resource. I visited the library last year to do newspaper research. It is one of my goals before this […]

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Mappy Monday – IRAD

Have you heard of IRAD? The Illinois Regional Archive Depository? IRAD collects local government records. There are seven repositories in the state divided by region. I have used IRAD many times in the past to request records, especially when I do not want to drive to a distant IRAD to view a couple of records. […]

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