Many societies and organizations may have helpful information for your family history research. Two of the oldest and largest genealogical societies in the province of Québec are:
Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française
Case postale 335, succ. Place d’Armes
Montréal QC CANADA H2Y 3H1
Telephone (library): 514-729-8366
Société de généalogie de Québec
Case postale 9066
Sainte-Foy QC CANADA G1K 7N3
A society that specializes in English-speaking groups in Québec is:
Quebec Family History Society
P.O. Box 1026
Pointe Claire QC CANADA H4S 4H9
There are a number of regional genealogical societies in the province. For a list of addresses write:
Fédération Québécoise des Sociétés de Généalogie
Case postale 9454
Sainte-Foy QC CANADA G1V 4B8
To find out if there is a family organization for your French Canadian family, write to:
Fédération des Familles-souches Québécoises Inc.
Case postale 6700
Sillery QC CANADA G1T 2W2
When requesting information by mail from societies or professional researchers in Québec, you will be more successful if your letter is brief and very specific. See the French Letter-Writing Guide (34059) found at www.familysearch.org for details.
There are some societies and organizations in the northeastern United States that specialize in French Canadian research. They are listed in the "Periodicals" section of the Canada Research Outline (34545) (also found at www.familysearch.org .