New Hampshire Archives and Libraries

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United States go to New Hampshire go to Archives and Libraries

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Several record repositories have major collections and services for genealogists. The Family History Library has copies of many of the records at these archives, but most repositories will have additional sources. They often have compiled biographies and family and local histories. Some have maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids.

  • New Hampshire Department of State
    Division of Records Management and Archives
    71 South Fruit Street
    Concord, New Hampshire 03301
    Telephone: 603-271-2236
    Fax: 603-271-2272
-Guide to Archives is alphabetical by subject matter found in the collections and publications.
-New Hampshire. Department of State. Division of Records Management and Archives. Guide to Early Documents (c. 1680–c. 1900) is an inventory of documents at the New Hampshire Records Management and Archives Center. (Concord, N.H.: Division of Records Management, 1981). (Family History Library book 974.2 A3n; film 1320570 item3; fiche 6332691.)
  • National Archives—Northeast Region (Pittsfield)
    10 Conte Drive
    Pittsfield, MA 01201-8230
    Telephone: 413-236-3600
    Fax: 413-236-3609 National Archives - Pittsfield Region, gives hours and an explanation about what is at this archives.

New Hampshire Online Records

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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 New Hampshire in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly, and most of the information is available at no cost. The following sites are gateways linking you to more sites (addresses are subject to change):

  • FamilySearch. At this site you can access the Family History Library Catalog, Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, lists of Family History Centers, web sites related to family history, and lists of researchers interested in similar genealogical topics. You can also learn about and order Family History Library publications.
  • Howells, Cyndi. U.S.- New Hampshire, in Cyndi’s List.  This list has more links to other New Hampshire genealogical sites and describes more resources than any other site on the Internet. (Cited 14 December 1999).
  • New Hampshire Index, USGenWeb, in USGenWeb Archives.  This is 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. (Cited 14 December 1999).
  • Roots-L New Hampshire, in RootsWeb. This list of sites and resources includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list. (Cited 14 December 1999).
  • New Hampshire Genealogy in GeneaSearch. This site brings searchable data to genealogists, including databases (church, cemetery, census, land, immigration, naturalization, and vital records), directories, historical accounts, mailing lists, queries, local surname researchers, and look-up volunteers. (Accessed 29 May 2012).
  • New Hampshire Databases in This site has links to many databases for city directories, census, vital records, etc. for many places in New Hampshire. (Accessed 29 May 2012).

Further inventories and other information about New Hampshire archives and libraries can be found in the Family History Library Catalog Place Search under: