East Central European Genealogy and Local
Sources for Research
Introduction - Geographic
Sources - Non-English Geographic Sources - Emigration
Ethnic Communities in America: - General
Sources - Selected Internet Sites
Genealogical Guides and Handbooks: - General
- Austrian and German - Croat,
Serb, and Slovene
Czech and Slovak - Hungarian
- Jewish - Polish - Romanian
Ethnic Communities in America
Cordasco, Francesco and David N. Alloway.
American ethnic groups, the European heritage: a bibliography
of doctoral dissertations completed at American universities.
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1981. x, 366 p.
LC call number: Z1361.E97C67
LC control number: 80028775
Includes many citations on Central and Eastern European groups.
Harvard encyclopedia of American ethnic
groups.. Stephan Thernstrom, editor; Ann Orlov, managing
editor; Oscar Handlin, consulting editor. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap
Press of Harvard University, 1980. xxv, 1076 p., maps.
LC call number: E184.A1H35
LC control number: 80017756
Solid older reference work. Separate entries for over one hundred
ethnic groups, including many from Central and Eastern Europe. Describes
history, migration patterns, and basic terminology used to describe
Miller, Wayne Charles.
A comprehensive bibliography for the study of American minorities.
With Faye Nell Vowell, Gary K. Crist, et al. 2 vols. New York: New
York University Press, 1976. xix, 1380 p.
LC call number: Z1361.E4M529
LC control number: 76381493
Excellent bibliography. Includes sections on all major Central
and East European immigrant groups.
University of Minnesota. Immigration History
The Immigration History Research Center : a guide to collections.
Compiled and edited by Suzanna Moody and Joel Wurl; production coordinated
by Judith Rosenblatt and Anne Bjorkquist Ng; foreword by Rudolph
J. Vecoli. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991. xxiii, 446 p., ill.
LC call number: Z1361.E4U58 1991
LC control number: 91016262
Research focus of the Immigration History Research Center of the
University of Minnesota is "second wave" of migration around 1900.
Guide describes Center's collections of newspapers and manuscripts
reflecting experiences of immigrants from eastern, central, and
Wynar, Lubomyr Roman.
Guide to the American ethnic press: Slavic and East European
newspapers and periodicals. Kent, Ohio: Center for the Study
of Ethnic Publications, School of Library Science, Kent State University,
1986. 280 p.
LC call number: Z6953.5.S62W96 1986
LC control number: 86018835
Lists publications that were active when guide was completed in
the mid-1980s from 17 Slavic and East European ethnic groups. Many
entries include library holdings of periodical titles.
Wynar, Lubomyr Roman and Lois Buttlar.
Guide to ethnic museums, libraries, and archives in the United
States. Kent, Ohio: Program for the Study of Ethnic Publications,
School of Library Science, Kent State University, 1978. xvi, 378
LC call number: E184.A1W95
LC control number: 78624077
Lists resources classified by ethnic group. Includes name and geographical
Wynar, Lubomyr Roman.
Slavic ethnic libraries, museums, and archives in the United
States: a guide and directory. With the assistance of Pat
Kleeberger. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries,
American Library Association; [Kent, OH]: Center for the Study of
Ethnic Publications, School of Library Science, Kent State University,
1980. ix, 164 p.
LC call number: Z1361.S5W9 1980
LC control number: 80018034
Lists organizations that specialize in Slavic ethnic groups.