Source:Croom, Emily Anne. Genealogist's Companion and Sourcebook

Source The Genealogist's Companion & Sourcebook
A beyond-the-basics, hands-on guide to unpuzzling your past
Author Croom, Emily Anne
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Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Betterway Books (F&W Publications)
Date issued 1994
Place issued Cincinnati, Ohio
Croom, Emily Anne. The Genealogist's Companion & Sourcebook: A beyond-the-basics, hands-on guide to unpuzzling your past. (Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books (F&W Publications), 1994).
Family History Library
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Available at the Family History Library. From the table-of-contents reprinted below, it would appear that this Companion is United States-focused and would provide little assistance to those conducting genealogical research outside the United States.

This book's table of contents

  1. Cluster Genealogy
  2. Federal Census Records
  3. State Censuses and State Records
  4. Federal Records
  5. County and Courthouse Records
  6. Local Sources
  7. Special Collections
  8. Libraries
  9. Focus on African-American Genealogy
  10. Native American Genealogy
  11. Immigration and Naturalization
  12. Long Distance Genealogy

A. Dates
B. Library Call Numbers
C. Archives, Libraries and Rental Libraries
D. National Archives and Branches
E. Publishers of Materials of Use to Genealogists
F. Federal Census, 1730–1990
G. Roman and Arabic Numerals
H. Sample Census Forms and Family Group Sheet