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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Michigan]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Michigan_Archives_and_Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]''
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The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers.  
 
The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers.  
  
=== State Archives of Michigan  ===
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==== State Archives of Michigan  ====
  
'''Department of State'''<br>717 West Allegan<br>Lansing, MI 48918-1837<br>Telephone: 517-373-1408 <br>Internet: http://www.michigan.gov/sos/
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'''[http://www.michigan.gov/sos/ Department of State]'''<br>717 West Allegan<br>Lansing, MI 48918-1837<br>Telephone: 517-373-1408  
  
'''National Archives and Records Administration—Chicago Branch'''<br>7358 South Pulaski Road<br>Chicago, IL 60629<br>Telephone: 312-581-7816<br>Internet: http://www.archives.gov/great-lakes/chicago/
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==== National Archives ====
  
'''Library of Michigan'''<br>717 West Allegan Street<br>P.O. Box 30007<br>Lansing, MI 48909<br>Telephone: 517-373-1300 <br>Internet: http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-17445_19270---,00.html
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'''[[National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago)|National Archives Great Lake Region (Chicago)]]'''<br>7358 South Pulaski Road<br>Chicago, IL 60629<br>Telephone: 312-581-7816<br>[http://www.archives.gov/great-lakes/ National Archives at Chicago and Dayton]
  
The Michigan Genealogical Council has published ''Guide to the Michigan Genealogical &amp; Historical Collections'' at the Library of Michigan and the State Archives of Michigan (not at Family History Library). This book is organized by county and then by towns within the county. It lists county and church histories, atlases, censuses, newspapers, vital records, indexes to transcribed cemetery records, land records, probate records, naturalization records, church records, genealogical and historical society newsletters, and various other genealogical materials located at the two facilities. (See the "[[Michigan Societies|Societies]]" section for the address of the Michigan Genealogical Council.)
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==== Libraries and Archives ====
  
'''Bentley Historical Library<br>'''University of Michigan<br>1150 Beal Avenue<br>Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113<br>Telephone: 313-764-3482 <br>Internet: http://bentley.umich.edu/
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'''[http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-54574_18635---,00.html Library of Michigan]'''<br>702 W. Kalamazoo St.<br>P.O. Box 30007<br>Lansing, MI 48909-7507<br>Telephone: 517-373-1300 <br>Email: librarian@michigan.gov<br>Hours: Monday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm
  
'''Burton Historical Collection'''<br>Detroit Public Library<br>5201 Woodward Avenue<br>Detroit, MI 48202<br>Telephone: 313-833-1480 <br>Internet: http://www.detroit.lib.mi.us/burton/burton_index.htm  
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'''[http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-54463_19313---,00.html Archives of Michigan]'''<br>702 W. kalamazoo Street<br>Lansing, Michigan 48913<br>Telephone: 517-373-1408<br>Email: archives@michigan.gov<br>Hours: Monday - Friday 1 - 5 pm
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The [http://mimgc.org/index.html Michigan Genealogical Council] has published ''Guide to the Michigan Genealogical and Historical Collections at the Library of Michigan and the State Archives of Michigan.'' This book is organized by county and then by towns within the county. It lists county and church histories, atlases, censuses, newspapers, vital records, indexes to transcribed cemetery records, land records, probate records, naturalization records, church records, genealogical and historical society newsletters, and various other genealogical materials located at the two facilities. The book is also available at the {{FHL|764051|item|disp=FHL film 2055576 item 9; book 977.4 A3g}} both in book and microfilm. (See the "[[Michigan Societies|Societies]]" section for the address of the Michigan Genealogical Council.)
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'''[http://bentley.umich.edu/ Bentley Historical Library]<br>'''University of Michigan<br>1150 Beal Avenue<br>Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113<br>Telephone: 313-764-3482
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'''[http://www.detroit.lib.mi.us/burton/burton_index.htm Burton Historical Collection]'''<br>Detroit Public Library<br>5201 Woodward Avenue<br>Detroit, MI 48202<br>Telephone: 313-833-1480
  
 
An inventory of this collection is:  
 
An inventory of this collection is:  
  
Sprenger, Bernice Cox. ''Guide to the Manuscripts in the Burton Historical Collection''. Detroit, Michigan: Detroit Public Library, Detroit, Michigan1985. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=476098&disp=Guide+to+the+manuscripts+in+the+Burton+H%20%20&columns=*,0,0 book 977.4 A3sb].)  
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Sprenger, Bernice Cox. ''Guide to the Manuscripts in the Burton Historical Collection''. Detroit, Michigan: Detroit Public Library, Detroit, Michigan1985. (Family History Library {{FHL|476098|item|disp=FHL book 977.4 A3sb}}.)  
  
A useful guide to other collections of Michigan is:
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==== Guides  ====
  
Stevens, Wystan. ''Directory of Historical Collections and Societies in Michigan''. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Historical Society of Michigan, 1973. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=144506&disp=Directory+of+historical+collections+and+%20%20&columns=*,0,0 book 977.4 H24s; film 924606 item 13].)  
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A useful guide to other collections of Michigan is<br> Stevens, Wystan. ''Directory of Historical Collections and Societies in Michigan''. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Historical Society of Michigan, 1973. (Family History Library {{FHL|144506|item|disp=FHL book 977.4 H24s; film 924606 item 13}}.)  
  
 
The Family History Library has other guides to archives with genealogical collections. For example, the library has numerous state and local inventories compiled by the Historical Records Survey and indexes to the manuscript holdings at the Library of Michigan.  
 
The Family History Library has other guides to archives with genealogical collections. For example, the library has numerous state and local inventories compiled by the Historical Records Survey and indexes to the manuscript holdings at the Library of Michigan.  
  
=== Computer Networks and Bulletin Boards ===
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=== Michigan Online Collections ===
  
Computers with modems are important tools for obtaining information from selected archives and libraries. In a way, computer networks themselves serve as a library. The Internet, certain computer bulletin boards, and commercial on-line services help family history researchers:
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*Locate other researchers.
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=== Web Sites  ===
*Post queries.
 
*Send and receive E-mail.
 
*Search large databases.
 
*Search computer libraries.
 
*Join in computer chat and lecture sessions.
 
  
 
You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Michigan in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.  
 
You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Michigan in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.  
  
Addresses on the Internet change frequently. As of May 1997, the following sites are important gateways linking you to many more network and bulletin board sites:  
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Addresses on the Internet change frequently. The following sites are important gateways linking you to many more sites:  
  
=== USGenWeb  ===
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===== USGenWeb  =====
  
*http://www.usgenweb.com/
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*[http://www.usgenweb.com/ UsGenWeb.com]
  
 
A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.  
 
A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.  
  
=== Roots-L  ===
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===== Roots-L  =====
  
*http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/usa/
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/usa/ Rootsweb.com]
  
 
A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.  
 
A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.  
  
To get started with computer network research regarding Michigan, contact the following:
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[www.genealogytoolbox.com Helm's Genealogical Toolbox]: Michigan<br>
 
 
University of Michigan Library Gopher Service<br>gopher://gopher.libofmich.lib.mi.us/
 
 
 
Searches their on-line library.
 
 
 
=== Helm's Genealogical Toolbox: Michigan ===
 
 
 
*http://genealogy.tbox.com/
 
  
 
Lists genealogical societies, mailing lists, and publications.  
 
Lists genealogical societies, mailing lists, and publications.  
  
=== Cyndi Howell's List  ===
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===== Cyndi Howell's List  =====
 
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/mi.htm http://www.CyndisList.com/mi.htm]
 
  
Extensive links to other Internet sites touching on Michigan family history.  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/mi.htm CyndisList.com]
  
For further details about using computer networks, bulletin boards, and news groups for family history research, see the United States Research Outline, 2nd ed., "[[United States Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]" section.  
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Extensive links to other Internet sites touching on Michigan family history.<br>
  
=== FamilySearch™  ===
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===== FamilySearch™  =====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/ www.familysearch.org]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]
  
 
The Family History Library and some Family History Centers have computers with FamilySearch™. FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.  
 
The Family History Library and some Family History Centers have computers with FamilySearch™. FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.  
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Computers with FamilySearch do not have access to computer on-line services, networks, or bulletin boards. However, those services are available at many public libraries, college libraries, and private locations.  
 
Computers with FamilySearch do not have access to computer on-line services, networks, or bulletin boards. However, those services are available at many public libraries, college libraries, and private locations.  
  
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Michigan  Gotoarrow.png  Archives and Libraries

The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers.

State Archives of Michigan

Department of State
717 West Allegan
Lansing, MI 48918-1837
Telephone: 517-373-1408

National Archives

National Archives Great Lake Region (Chicago)
7358 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629
Telephone: 312-581-7816
National Archives at Chicago and Dayton

Libraries and Archives

Library of Michigan
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
P.O. Box 30007
Lansing, MI 48909-7507
Telephone: 517-373-1300
Email: librarian@michigan.gov
Hours: Monday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm

Archives of Michigan
702 W. kalamazoo Street
Lansing, Michigan 48913
Telephone: 517-373-1408
Email: archives@michigan.gov
Hours: Monday - Friday 1 - 5 pm

The Michigan Genealogical Council has published Guide to the Michigan Genealogical and Historical Collections at the Library of Michigan and the State Archives of Michigan. This book is organized by county and then by towns within the county. It lists county and church histories, atlases, censuses, newspapers, vital records, indexes to transcribed cemetery records, land records, probate records, naturalization records, church records, genealogical and historical society newsletters, and various other genealogical materials located at the two facilities. The book is also available at the FHL film 2055576 item 9; book 977.4 A3g both in book and microfilm. (See the "Societies" section for the address of the Michigan Genealogical Council.)

Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Telephone: 313-764-3482

Burton Historical Collection
Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Telephone: 313-833-1480

An inventory of this collection is:

Sprenger, Bernice Cox. Guide to the Manuscripts in the Burton Historical Collection. Detroit, Michigan: Detroit Public Library, Detroit, Michigan1985. (Family History Library FHL book 977.4 A3sb.)

Guides

A useful guide to other collections of Michigan is
Stevens, Wystan. Directory of Historical Collections and Societies in Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Historical Society of Michigan, 1973. (Family History Library FHL book 977.4 H24s; film 924606 item 13.)

The Family History Library has other guides to archives with genealogical collections. For example, the library has numerous state and local inventories compiled by the Historical Records Survey and indexes to the manuscript holdings at the Library of Michigan.

Michigan Online Collections

Hand and keyboard.jpg Michigan
Online Records
Links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.

Web Sites

You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Michigan in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.

Addresses on the Internet change frequently. The following sites are important gateways linking you to many more sites:

USGenWeb

A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.

Roots-L

A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.

[www.genealogytoolbox.com Helm's Genealogical Toolbox]: Michigan

Lists genealogical societies, mailing lists, and publications.

Cyndi Howell's List

Extensive links to other Internet sites touching on Michigan family history.

FamilySearch™

The Family History Library and some Family History Centers have computers with FamilySearch™. FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.

Computers with FamilySearch do not have access to computer on-line services, networks, or bulletin boards. However, those services are available at many public libraries, college libraries, and private locations.