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1.	University of Minnesota Immigration History Research Center. 
	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. -- (Bibliographies and
	indexes in American history ; no. 20) 
	Z1361.E4 U58 1991 <LH&G>

	Lists manuscript collections and newspapers of twenty-three
	countries, mostly in eastern Europe, held at the Center. 
	 
2.	Kurzweil, Arthur. 
	From generation to generation : how to trace your Jewish
	genealogy and family history / Arthur Kurzweil. -- Rev. ed. --
	New York : HarperCollins, c1994. -- xxiv, 388 p. : ill. 
	CS21 .K87 1994 
	
3.	Law, Hugh T 1922-. 
	How to trace your ancestors to Europe / by Hugh T. Law, editor
	and author. -- 1st ed. -- Salt Lake City : Cottonwood Books,
	1987. -- 422 p. : ill. 
	CS402 .L38 1987 

	Includes case studies showing how ancestors were traced to
	their birthplaces in twenty European countries.

Austria

1. Senekovic, Dagmar. Handy guide to Austrian genealogical records / by Dagmar Senekovic. -- Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers, c1979. -- v, 97 p. : maps. CS504.S46 <LH&G> A brief discussion of types of records available followed by a section devoted to each diocese listing parishes, their locations, and (in some instances) beginning dates of their baptismal, marriage, and death records.

Belgium

1. Major genealogical record sources for Belgium / the Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. -- Salt Lake City : The Department, 1976. -- 12 p. : maps. -- (Series G ; no. 3) CS794 .M35 1976 <LH&G> Presents a brief overview and discussion.

Czech and Slovak Republics

1. Miller, Olga K. Genealogical research for Czech and Slovak Americans / Olga K. Miller. -- Detroit : Gale Research Co., c1978. -- xiv, 187 p. -- (Gale genealogy and local history series ; v. 2) CS524 .M54 <LH&G> 2. Schlyter, Daniel M. A handbook of Czechoslovak genealogical research / by Daniel M. Schlyter. -- Buffalo Grove, Ill. : Genun Publishers, c1985. -- v, 131 p. : ill. E184.B67 S35 1985 <LH&G> Includes maps and bibliographies.

France

1. Durye, Pierre. Genealogy, an introduction to Continental concepts / by Pierre Durye ; translated from the French language by Wilson Ober Clough. -- New Orleans : Polyanthos, 1977. -- 143 p. : ill. CS17 .D813 <LH&G> Bibliography: p. 135-136. Translation of La g,n,alogie. 4th ed. Discusses the historical background of French genealogical research and available resources for research. 2. Franklin, Charles M. Huguenot genealogical research / by Charles M. Franklin ; with an introduction by Liliane Krasean. -- [Indianapolis?] : C.M. Franklin, c1985. -- vi, 58 p., [3] leaves of plates. : ill. E184.H9 F73 1985 <LH&G> Discusses Huguenot records in the United States, Canada, West Indies, Alsace-Lorraine, the Netherlands and Belgium, Britain, Germany, and Switzerland. 3. Records of genealogical value for France / the Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. -- Rev. -- Salt Lake City : The Department, 1978. -- 10 p. -- (Series G ; no. 1) CS49 .R42 1978 <LH&G> Presents a brief overview of available records. 4. Konrad, J. French and French-Canadian family research / J. Konrad. -- Munroe Falls, Ohio : Summit Publications, c1985. -- ii, 76 p. : ill. CS83 .K65 1985 5. Audin, Margaret. Barking up that French tree / by Margaret Audin. -- Owensboro, Ky. : Cook-McDowell Publications, c1980. -- 61 p. : ill. CS599 .A93 1980 <LH&G> Bibliography: p. 56. Includes a case study, copies of original documents, Republican calendar conversion tables, addresses of archives and genealogical societies, and a glossary of useful French terms for genealogists.

Germany

1. Baxter, Angus 1912-. In search of your German roots : a complete guide to tracing your ancestors in the Germanic areas of Europe / Angus Baxter. -- United Germany ed., rev. & updated. -- Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1991. -- 116 p. : ill. CS614 .B39 1991 <LH&G> This work, published since the reunification of Germany, is designed to aid in tracing German roots in all German-speaking areas of Europe. It includes addresses of state, city, parish, and family archives, as well as genealogical associations in Germany and German genealogical associations in the United States and Canada. 2. Jensen, Larry O. A genealogical handbook of German research / by Larry O. Jensen. -- Rev. ed. -- Pleasant Grove, Utah : L.O. Jensen, 1980-c1983. -- 2 v. : ill., maps. CS614 .J46 1980 <LH&G> 3. Lind, Marilyn 1934-. Researching and finding your German heritage / by Marilyn Lind. -- Updated and enl. ed. -- Cloquet, Minn. : Linden Tree, c1991. -- 150 p. : ill., maps. CS614 .L56 1991 <LH&G> Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-142) and index. 4. Palen, Margaret Krug. Genealogical research guide to Germany / by Margaret Krug Palen. -- Bowie, Md : Heritage Books, 1988. -- xi, 69 p. : ill. CS612 .P35 1988 Bibliography: p. 67-68. The first section is devoted to some aspects of mid-nineteenth century German social history. 5. Research guide to German-American genealogy / Mary Bellingham ... [et al.]. -- St. Paul, Minn. : German Interest Group, Branch of Minnesota Genealogical Society, c1991. -- ii, 215 p. : maps. E184.G3 R39 1991 The "how to" portion of the book includes sample worksheets and letters in German. Also included are a glossary, samples of German script, many maps, and useful addresses. The author explains researching records in German-speaking European countries, and discusses the religious composition of Germanic peoples and the available documents. 6. Smith, Clifford Neal. Encyclopedia of German-American genealogical research / Clifford Neal Smith and Anna Piszczan-Czaja, Smith. -- New York : R. R. Bowker Co., 1976. -- xiii, 273 p. E184.G3 S66 <LH&G> 7. Smith, Kenneth L (Kenneth Lee) 1947-. Writing to Germany : a guide to genealogical correspondence with German sources / Kenneth L. Smith. -- [Columbus, Ohio] : K.L. Smith, c1984. -- 19 p. CS614 .S65 1984 Addresses the questions of whether or not to write, where to write, and how to send payment. Some form letters, translated into German, are included. 8. Rottenberg, Dan. Finding our fathers : a guidebook to Jewish genealogy / Dan Rottenberg. -- Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1986, c1977. -- xiv, 401 p., [8] p. of plates. : ill. CS21 .R58 1986 Alphabetical List of Family Names: p. 149-375. Chapters Seven and Eight discuss sources for research in North Africa, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East. 9. Jewish genealogy beginner's guide / edited by Irene Saunders Goldstein ; compiled by Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington. -- 2nd ed. -- Vienna, Va. : The Society, 1991. -- 1 v. (various pagings). : facsims., forms. CS21 .J48 1991 <LH&G> Chapter Ten discusses Holocaust research. 10. Thode, Ernest. Address book for Germanic genealogy / Ernest Thode. -- 5th ed. -- Baltimore : Genealogical Pub, c1994. -- 174 p. : ill., maps. CS611 .T48 1994 11. Genealogical guide to German ancestors from East Germany and eastern Europe / edited by Arbeitsgemeinschaft ostdeutscher Familienforscher e.V. ; translated by Joachim O.R. Nuthack and Adalbert Goertz. -- AGoFF-Wegweiser, English ed. -- Neustadt/Aisch, Germany (West) : Degener, 1984. -- 158 p. : maps. CS684 .W4413 1984 Translation of Wegweiser für Forschungen nach Vorfahren aus den ostdeutschen und sudetendeutschen Gebieten. Although published prior to the reunification of Germany, this book contains useful information about archives and libraries, vital records, and sources for data on twenty million soldiers of the Third Reich. It also discusses homeland locality indices (an outgrowth of missing persons bureau of churches) and German settlements in eastern and southeastern Europe.

Eastern Europe

1. Allen, Serah Fleury. Overcoming obstacles to Eastern European research : self-help for laypeople / by Serah Fleury Allen. -- Apollo, Pa. : Closson Press, c1990. -- iii, 98 p. : ill. CS408.E852 A4 1990 Includes sample letters to write, facsimiles of documents, and lists of some organizations in the United States that may be able to help with research.

Greece

1. Bywater, Lica Catsakis. Greek genealogical research / by Lica Catsakis Bywater and Daniel M. Schlyter ; prepared by International Reference Section, Family History Library, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. -- 1st ed. -- Salt Lake City : The Section, 1988. -- i, 79 p. : ill. CS732 .B98 1988 <LH&G> This comprehensive guide for Greek-Americans includes form letters in Greek requesting information with English translations.

Hungary

1. Brandt, Edward R 1931-. Contents and addresses of Hungarian archives : with supplementary material for research on German ancestors from Hungary / Edward Reimer Brandt. -- Minneapolis, Minn. : E.R. Brandt, c1992. -- 68 p. : maps. CD1170 .B73 1992 Part I describes the Hungarian Archives and relevant records available in the Family History Library. Part II lists addresses of archives throughout Hungary. Appendixes include "Current Information Regarding Genealogical Research on Germans in Hungary," and a "Dateline of Historic Events in Hungary of Particular Relevance for Research on German Ancestors. Bibliographies and maps are also included. 2. Suess, Jared H. Handy guide to Hungarian genealogical records / by Jared H. Suess. -- Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers, c1980. -- 100 p. : facsims, maps. CS563.S93 <LH&G>

Italy

1. Colletta, John Philip 1949-. Finding Italian roots : the complete guide for Americans / by John Philip Colletta. -- Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1993. -- 128 p. : ill., facsims. E184.I8 C62 1993 <LH&G> Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-128). Includes step-by-step procedures for undertaking research in the United States and discusses Italian civil and religious record repositories (Catholic, Protestant, Jewish), other Italian resources, and "practical suggestions for exploiting Italian records." 2. Glynn, Joseph Martin 1932-. Manual for Italian genealogy / [compiled by Joseph Martin Glynn, Jr.]. -- Newton, Mass. : Italian Family History Society, c1981. -- 1 v. (various pagings). : ill. CS754 .G58 1981 <LH&G> Lists names and addresses of genealogical societies, archives, libraries, and professional genealogists. 3. Guelfi Camajani, Guelfo. Genealogy in Italy / Guelfo Guelfi Camajani. -- Firenze, Italia : Istituto genealogica Italiano, [1979]. -- 30 p., [4] p. of plates. : ill. CS753 .G83 1979 <LH&G> Bibliography: p. 26-29. Presents a general outline of Italy's history and a discussion of Italian genealogy, the nobility, origin of names, archives and libraries. 4. Konrad, J. Italian family research / by J. Konrad. -- Munroe Falls, Ohio : Summit Publications, c1980. -- ii leaves, 49 p. : ill. CS49 .K665 Bibliography: p. 25.

Luxembourg

1. Luxembourgers in the new world : a reedition based on the work of Nicholas Gonner "Die Luxemburger in der Neuen Welt", Dubuque, Iowa, 1889 : published with a complete index / Jean Ensch, Jean-Claude Muller, Robert E. Owen (editors) ; original translations by Gerald L. Liebenau and Jean-Claude Muller. -- Esch-sur-Alzette, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg : Editions-Reliures Schortgen, 1987. -- 2 v. : ill. E184.L88 L89 1987 Relevant chapters include Vol. 1, Ch. 10-11, "Analytical Inventory of Available Sources on Emigrants in the State Archives of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (AEL), and "A Short Guide to Ancestry Research in Luxembourg."

Netherlands

1. Franklin, Charles M. Dutch genealogical research / by Charles M. Franklin ; with an introduction by Milton Rubincam. -- [Indiana?] : C.M. Franklin, c1982. -- 96 p. : ill. CS814 .F7 1982 <LH&G> Lists some published Dutch church records for New York and New Jersey, and discusses sources for documents in the Netherlands, while explaining Dutch patronymics and metronymics. Also included are lists of Dutch given names with their English equivalents and lists of each Dutch town identified by its province. 2. The Origins of names and their effect on genealogical research in The Netherlands / the Genealogical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. -- Salt Lake City : The Department, c1978. -- 19 p. : ill. -- (Series C ; no. 28) CS814 .O75 1978 Bibliography: p. 19. 3. Wijnaendts van Resandt, Willem 1883-. Searching for your ancestors in the Netherlands / by W. Wijnaendts van Resandt. -- The Hague : Central Bureau voor Genealogie, 1972. -- 16 p. : map. CS813 .W55 Presents an overview of types of records found in the Netherlands and discusses the Central Bureau for Genealogy.

Poland

1. Chorzempa, Rosemary A 1951-. Polish roots = Korzenie polskie / Rosemary A. Chorzempa. -- Baltimore : Genealogical Pub., 1993. -- xxii, 240 p. : ill., maps. E184.P7 C5 1993 Relevant chapters include "Other Ethnic Groups in Poland," "Geographic and Ethnic Areas of Poland," "Maps and Gazetteers," "Breaking the Language Barrier," (with glossary), and "Writing Letters to Poland." Civil and church records are discussed. 2. Gnacinski, Janneyne Longley. Polish and proud : tracing your Polish ancestry / by Jan and Len Gnacinski. -- West Allis, Wisc. : Janlen Enterprises, c1979. -- i, 78 p. : ill. CS49 .G57 <LH&G> Discusses types and availability of original documents, and ethnic newspapers, with form letters in English and Polish for requesting information in Poland. 3. Hoskins, Janina W. Polish genealogy & heraldry : an introduction to research / Janina W. Hoskins. -- Washington : Library of Congress, 1987. -- xi, 114 p. : ill. CS872 .H67 1987 <LH&G> In this "introduction to Slavic, and especially Polish genealogical research..." Part I provides a bibliography of compendiums on armorials, heraldic studies, and genealogies. Part II includes encyclopedias, biographies, geographic dictionaries and gazetteers, histories, and archival resources. 4. Ortell, Gerald A. Polish parish records of the Roman Catholic Church : their use and understanding in genealogical research / by Gerald A. Ortell. -- 3rd revision. -- Buffalo Grove, Ill : Genun, 1989. -- iii, 87 p. : ill. CS873 .O77 1989 <LH&G> The principal focus is on the area of Galicia. 5. Wellauer, Maralyn A. Tracing your Polish roots / by Maralyn A. Wellauer. -- Rev. and enl. -- Milwaukee, WI : M.A. Wellauer, c1991. -- ii, 108 p. : ill. CS49 .W45 1991 Presents a brief discussion of Polish history, including reclaimed territory (formerly German) and explains finding place of origin and locating towns of ancestors. Also discussed are record sources in Poland and tips on writing for information.

Russia

1. North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies. Researching the Germans from Russia : annotated bibliography of the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection at the North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University Library, with a listing of the library materials at the Germans from Russia Heritage Society / compiled by Michael M. Miller. -- 1st ed. -- Fargo, N.D. : The Institute, 1987. -- xxii, 224 p. : ill. Z1361.R86 N67 1987 2. Sack, Sallyann Amdur 1936-. The Russian consular records index and catalog / Sallyann Amdur Sack, Suzan Fishl Wynne. -- New York : Garland, 1987. -- xix, 897 p. -- (Garland reference library of social science ; vol. 392) CS856.J4 S23 1987 <LH&G> Provides a name index, based on a Soundex system, to a portion of Russian consular records at the National Archives that are relevant to genealogical research. These include correspondence, banking records, legal certificates, military correspondence and service, passports and vias, and individual case files.

The Former Soviet Union (USSR)

1. Mehr, Kahlile B. Sources for genealogical research in the Soviet Union / compiled by Kahlile B. Mehr, Daniel M. Schlyter. -- Buffalo Grove, Ill : Genun Publishers, c1983. -- 39 p. : ill. CS843 .M45 1983 <LH&G> Bibliography: p. 17. Discusses diverse ethnic backgrounds of emigrants from certain countries that comprised the former Soviet Union and provides information about church registers and confessional lists, census registers, revision lists (tax census lists), estate serf lists, title deeds, some military records, lineage books of noble families, and notary books. There is a short bibliography of books describing archival and manuscript repositories.

Denmark

1. Carlberg, Nancy Ellen. Beginning Danish research / by Nancy Ellen Carlberg and Norma S. Keating. -- Anaheim, Calif. : Carlberg Press, c1992. -- 272 p. : ill., maps. CS903 .C37 1992 <LH&G> Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-263) and index. Discusses United States documents, Danish sources available on microfilm in the United States, and traveling to Denmark. The appendix includes a Danish wordlist and useful addresses. 2. Searching for your Danish ancestors : a guide to Danish genealogical research in the United States and Denmark -- [St. Paul, Minn.] : Danish Genealogy Group of the Minnesota Genealogical Society, 1989. -- 29 p. :ill., maps. CS902 .S43 1989 <LH&G> Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-28). Includes a section on the Danish patronymic naming system. 3. Smith, Frank 1917-. Genealogical guidebook & atlas of Denmark / [by] Frank Smith [and] Finn A. Thomsen. -- Salt Lake City : Bookcraft, 1969. -- vii, 164 p. : maps. DL105 .S6 <LH&G> Provides a glossary, list of parishes with district, old and new county names, pre-1793 maps of counties, maps of counties 1793 to the present, county maps showing parishes, and lists of place names keyed to sectional maps. 4. Thomsen, Finn A. The beginner's guide to Danish genealogical research / compiled by Finn A. Thomsen. -- Bountiful, Utah : Thomsen's Genealogical Center, c1984. -- 24 p. : ill. CS902 .T45 1984 <LH&G> Bibliography: p. 20-21. This brief overview includes a glossary of useful Danish terms and lists of addresses.

Iceland

1. Jonasson, Eric. Tracing your Icelandic family tree / by Eric Jonasson. -- Winnipeg, Man : Wheatfield Press, c1975, 1982 printing. -- ii, 56 p. : ill. CS933 .J66 1982 <LH&G> "Addendum to the second printing": p. 52-56. Includes chronological list of sixty Icelandic settlements in North America, and discusses types of records pertinent to genealogical research in Iceland and North America

Norway

1. Olstad, Jan H. Research in Norway -- Burbank, Calif. : Southern California Genealogical Society, [1989]. -- 1 v. (various pagings). CS913 .O46 1989 2. Nedrebo, Yngve. How to trace your ancestors in Norway / Yngve Nedrebo. -- 7th ed. -- Oslo : Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1989. -- 28 p. : ill. -- (Norway information) Not yet in LC 3. Smith, Frank 1917-. Genealogical guidebook & atlas of Norway / Frank Smith, Finn A. Thomsen. -- Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers, 1979 printing. -- 1 atlas (v, 56 p.). : maps. G2065 .S6 1979 <LH&G> Discusses church, probate, and census records, explains the terminology used in documents, and lists each county and its parishes with dates when the record keeping commenced. 4. Thomsen, Finn A. Genealogical maps & guide to the Norwegian parish registers / compiled by Finn A. Thomsen. -- Bountiful, Utah : Thomsen's Genealogical Center, c1987. -- 64 p. : ill. CS913 .T54 1987 <LH&G> Lists parishes with map reference and name of clerical district, including the period for which parish registers are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Maps showing location of each parish are provided.

Sweden

1. Carlberg, Nancy Ellen. Beginning Swedish research / by Nancy Ellen Carlberg. --Anaheim, Calif. : Carlberg Press, c1989. -- 150, [9] leaves. : ill. CS923 .C37 1989 <LH&G> This is a comprehensive guide with maps, photocopies of early documents, and step-by-step procedures for genealogical research. 2. Hjelm, Dennis J. Especially for Swedes / Dennis J. Hjelm. -- Basalt, Idaho : D.J. Hjelm, c1985. -- 1 v. (various pagings). : ill. CS923 .H64 1985 <LH&G> Includes copies of early documents and many maps. There is discussion of language, the handwriting (with examples of Gothic script), and types of records and their locations. 3. Johansson, Carl Erik. Cradled in Sweden / Carl-Erik Johansson. -- Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers, c1972, 1977 printing. -- 205 p. : ill. CS922 .J6 1972 <LH&G> Bibliography: p. 204-205. This comprehensive guide to Swedish genealogical research discusses language, handwriting, political and ecclesiastical jurisdictions, archives, and records.
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