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ARNAUD 
1.	Arnaud, Etienne.
	Repertoire de genealogies francaises imprimees; pref. de M. le
	duc de La Force. {Paris} : Berger-Levrault, c1978-c1982. 3 v. 
	Z5305.F7A75 LH&G

	Volume 2 includes supplement to v. 1; v. 3 includes supplement
	to v. 1 and 2.
	
	An alphabetical listing by surname of genealogical studies found
	in books and periodical articles published in France. Articles
	published as recently as 1981 are indexed. It includes the
	families of "ordinary" persons as well as the nobility. 
    
	The compiler has tried to include every instance in which a minimum
	three-generation study was made of a particular family, noting also
	the province of the family's origin. An easily understood code
	directs the user to periodicals or series.
	78-385399

GPAI
2.	Genealogical periodical annual index. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books,
	Inc. v. 1- 1962-
	CS42.G467 LH&G Consulting Table
	Volumes 1-4 (1962-1965), edited by Ellen Stanley Rogers, are
	arranged by broad subject, title of article, principal
	surname, author, and place name. Volumes 5-8 (1966-1969), edited
	by George Ely Russell, are arranged by personal name (male), place
	(state and thereunder by county and town), subject, and author. 
              
	Critical book reviews are indexed by subject. Volumes 9-12 are not
	yet published. Volumes 13-30 (1974-91), edited by Laird C. Towle,
	are arranged by personal name (surname and given name), locality,
	and topic. Book reviews are listed under subject, not by author 
	or title.
	63-17702
    
Jacobus
3.	Jacobus, Donald L. 
	Donald Lines Jacobus' index to genealogical periodicals. Rev ed.
	by Carl Boyer, 3rd. Newhall, Calif. : C. Boyer, 1988. 373 pp. 
	Z5313.U5J22 1988 LH&G Consulting Table

	A revision of the three-volume edition published by Jacobus in
	New Haven from 1932 to 1953. Separate listings by surname, place,
	and topic provide access to the chief genealogical periodicals
	published during the late 1800's through 1952. Some explanatory
	materials and a key to the indexed periodicals are on pp. 366-373.
	87-73431

Kentucky
4.	Trapp, Glenda K. 
	Kentucky genealogical index : an every name index to Kentucky
	ancestors, Kentucky genealogist, Kentucky pioneer genealogy &
	records, The East Kentuckian, all issues through 1980 / by Glenda
	K. Trapp, Michael L. Cook. Evansville, Ind : Cook Publications,
	c1985- v. <1 > 
	Z1287 .T72 1985 LH&G
	
	Useful for any researcher interested in Kentucky genealogy,
	because it provides every-name access to four important Kentucky
	genealogical periodicals.
	85-226877
    
Munsell
5.	Index to American genealogies. 5th ed., rev., improved and
	enlarged. With Supplement 1900 to 1908. Detroit: Gale Research
	Co., 1966. 352; 107 pp.
	Z5315.U5I5 1966 LH&G Consulting Table
    
	Title page included original imprint: Albany, J. Munsell's
	Sons, 1900. Initially published in 1868 by Daniel Steele Durrie,
	this index was published by the Munsell firm in the fourth edition
	in 1895 and the fifth edition in 1900. In 1908 it published a
	supplement for 1900-1908.
    
	Munsell is a surname index to over 15,000 family histories
	(mostly New England and Mid-Atlantic) buried in books and
	periodicals.
	67-2776 r93

PERSI
6.	Periodical source index / prepared by the staff of the Allen County
	Public Library, Genealogy Department, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Fort
	Wayne, Ind. : Allen County Public Library Foundation, c1987- 
	CS1.P47 LH&G Consulting Table
	
	PERSI consists of 16 retrospective volumes covering periodicals
	published during the period 1847 through 1985, and annual volumes
	from 1986 onward. 
	
	Sections include U.S. places arranged by state and county;
	Canadian places by province; other foreign places arranged by
	country; a research methodology section; and a family section
	arranged alphabetically by surname.
	
	Citations to articles include a very brief description of the
	contents, periodical title code, volume and issue numbers, month,
	and year. Not included are author, article title, or pagination.
	
	Many of the approximately 3,500 periodicals indexed are not
	available at LC. All, however, are housed at the Allen County
	Public Library, and photocopies may be obtained for a reasonable
	charge. 

	Aims to provide access to every significant English-language and
	French-Canadian historical and genealogical periodical relating 
	to family history research. 
	88-646443
	
Schlüssel
7.	Der Schlüssel; Gesamtinhaltsverzeichnisse mit Ortsquellennachweisen
	fur genealogische, heraldische und historische 
	Zeitschriftenreihen. Hrsg. von Heinz Reise in Verbindung mit der
	Genealogisch-Heraldischen Gesellschaft mit dem Sitz in Göttingen. 
           
	Göttingen, H. Reise, <1956-1986> v. <3-9> 
	Z5311.S34 LH&G

	CONTENTS (Incomplete): --Bd. 3. Einsiedel, A. v. und
	Amburger, E. Der Deutsche Herold.--Bd. 4. Ollrog, W. Without
	special title.--Bd. 5. Ollrog, W. Auswertung aller in der
	Bundesrepublik erschienenen genealogisch-heraldischen Zeitschriften
	von 1945 bis 31. Dezember 1960.--Bd. 6. Jager-Sunstenau, H.
	Auswertung der genealogisch-heraldischen Zeitschriften in ™sterrich
	und der deutschsprachigen Tschechoslowakei 1871-1944.--Bd. 7.
	Dietrichs, H. Auswertung der in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
	erschienenen genealogisch-heraldischen Zeitschriften, vom 1. Januar
	1961 bis 31. Dezember 1975.--Bd. 8. Gerlach, D.H.G. Auswertung der
	in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und in den deutschsprachigen
	Randstaaten erschienenen genealogisch-heraldischen Zeitschriften
	vom 1. Januar 1976 bis 31. Dezember 1980.--Bd. 9. Ollrog, W. und
	Gerlach, D.H.G. Without special title.

	This bibliographical guide provides researchers with a surname,
	place, and subject index to titles of articles published in
	selected German genealogical periodicals. Some volumes also index
	book reviews. Citations refer to articles published from as early
	as 1860 to as late as 1981.
	
	Laraine K. Ferguson's article "Locating a Surname, Locality 
	or Topic in German Genealogical Periodicals: Der Schlussel--the Key"
	in the German Genealogical Digest, v. 9, no. 2 (Summer 1993), pp.
	38-44, is a helpful introduction to this important resource.
	73-357613

Sperry
8.	Sperry, Kip. 
	Index to genealogical periodical literature, 1960-1977. Detroit:
	Gale Research Co., c1979. xxiv, 166 pp. (Gale genealogy and local
	history series, v. 9) Z5313.U5S64 LH&G

	Sperry indexes periodical articles published between January
	1960 and December 1977. The subject index to periodical articles
	includes research techniques and procedures, genealogical and
	historical sources and collections, and international genealogical
	topics. Published local records (cities and counties) are indexed
	under the name of a state, province, or county. There is an
	author/title index also. Lists of personal names, pedigrees,
	compiled genealogies, and family histories are not included. It 
	is not a name index.
	79-9407

Swem
9.	Swem, Earl G., comp. 
	Virginia historical index. Gloucester, MA: P. Smith, 1965. 2
	v. in 4. 
	F221.S93 1965 LH&G

	Reprint of the edition published in Roanoke, Va., by Stone
	Printing and Manufacturing Company, 1934 to 1936.
	Indexes personal names, place names, and subjects in the
	Calendar of Virginia State Papers, Hening's Statutes at Large,
	Lower Norfolk County Virginia Antiquary, 1895-1906; Tyler's
	Quarterly, 1919-1929, Virginia Historical Register and Literary
	Advertiser, 1848-1853, Virginia Magazine of History and Biography,
	1893-1930, and the William and Mary Quarterly, 1892-1930. An
	explanation of the abbreviations used in the entries is in v. 1, 
	p.xx. 66-000520
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