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Genealogy and Local History @ UNH: Genealogy in the UNH Library

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Selected Titles from Our Genealogy Collection

Genealogy Collection

The Genealogy Collection of books on Level 1 of the UNH Library (Dimond) focuses on New Hampshire and New England family research with other significant holdings for New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia; other states are also represented to lesser degrees.

Highlights of the Collection Include:

  • Published family histories
  • French Canadian genealogy resources
  • New England heritage and history books
  • Mayflower families and the Great Migration
  • Abstracts and transcriptions from county, state, and federal records
  • Military publications such as Maine Revolutionary War Soldiers
  • Access to Federal Census Records (1790-1940)
  • General Genealogy guides

Resources from the Genealogy Collection do not circulate and can only be used in the library, but there are scanners and photocopiers on the library's main level (Level 3).

Library Databases for Genealogical Research

Milne Special Collections and Archives

The Milne Special Collections and Archives is on Level 1 of the UNH Library (Dimond) and contains a variety of resources for genealogical research. 

Some collections have access restrictions, so please check the links below for finding aid descriptions and call Special Collections and Archives with questions: 603-862-2714.

Subject Collections

The Milne Special Collections and Archives also contains a variety of subject-specific collections that might be of interest to genealogists.