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==== ORGANIZING YOUR HOME BASE ====
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==== ORGANIZING YOUR HOME BASE ====
  
=== Finding Supplies ===
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=== Finding Supplies ===
  
The ''local Family History or Genealogy Society'' usually has a Bookstall with items of general and local interest. They are the best sources for indexes of censuses, parish registers, etc.  
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The ''local Family History or Genealogy Society'' usually has a ''Bookstall'' with items of general and local interest. They are the best sources for indexes of censuses, parish registers, etc.  
  
The local Archives or Record Office would know of, and often sells, local histories, maps and research guides.  
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The ''local Archives or Record Office'' would know of, and often sells, local histories, maps and research guides.  
  
Thrift stores are a great source of inexpensive office supplies such as binders, paper, hanging file folders, bookshelves and lamps.  
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''Thrift stores'' are a great source of inexpensive office supplies such as binders, paper, hanging file folders, bookshelves and lamps.  
  
A wonderful convenience on the Internet for British and other researchers is Family History Books which now incorporates GENFAIR, the online family history fair with a secure credit card facility. Here you will find a huge number of family history societies and commercial suppliers of books, microfiches, software, CDs, FHS memberships, search services etc. Service is fast, 3-10 days from England to B.C., Canada, and it is so convenient for renewing memberships and buying all kinds of genealogical supplies.  
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A wonderful convenience on the Internet for British and other researchers is ''Family History Books'' which now incorporates ''GENFAIR,'' the online family history fair with a secure credit card facility. Here you will find a huge number of family history societies and commercial suppliers of books, microfiches, software, CDs, FHS memberships, search services etc. Service is fast, 3-10 days from England to B.C., Canada, and it is so convenient for renewing memberships and buying all kinds of genealogical supplies.  
  
 
See Cyndi's List - Supplies, Charts, Forms, Etc. webpage at http://www.cyndislist.com/supplies as well as her Organizing Your Research section for links to sites providing charts and forms. There is also an article on finding charts and forms online by Cavell. I hope that the list of suppliers in the chart below will be useful in finding other supplies. Send for their free catalogues.  
 
See Cyndi's List - Supplies, Charts, Forms, Etc. webpage at http://www.cyndislist.com/supplies as well as her Organizing Your Research section for links to sites providing charts and forms. There is also an article on finding charts and forms online by Cavell. I hope that the list of suppliers in the chart below will be useful in finding other supplies. Send for their free catalogues.  

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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course Methodology - Part 1: Getting Started, Methodology - Part 2: Organizing and Skillbuilding, Methodology - Part 3: More Strategies, Methodology - Part 4: Effective Searching and Recording, Methodology - Part 5: How To Prove It, and Methodology - Part 6: Professional Preparation and Practice  by Louise St Denis, Brenda Dougall Merriman and Dr. Penelope Christensen. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

ORGANIZING YOUR HOME BASE

Finding Supplies

The local Family History or Genealogy Society usually has a Bookstall with items of general and local interest. They are the best sources for indexes of censuses, parish registers, etc.

The local Archives or Record Office would know of, and often sells, local histories, maps and research guides.

Thrift stores are a great source of inexpensive office supplies such as binders, paper, hanging file folders, bookshelves and lamps.

A wonderful convenience on the Internet for British and other researchers is Family History Books which now incorporates GENFAIR, the online family history fair with a secure credit card facility. Here you will find a huge number of family history societies and commercial suppliers of books, microfiches, software, CDs, FHS memberships, search services etc. Service is fast, 3-10 days from England to B.C., Canada, and it is so convenient for renewing memberships and buying all kinds of genealogical supplies.

See Cyndi's List - Supplies, Charts, Forms, Etc. webpage at http://www.cyndislist.com/supplies as well as her Organizing Your Research section for links to sites providing charts and forms. There is also an article on finding charts and forms online by Cavell. I hope that the list of suppliers in the chart below will be useful in finding other supplies. Send for their free catalogues.


Some Genealogical Suppliers NAME & ADDRESS PHONE, WEBSITE & EMAIL NOTES BURY MEDIA & SUPPLIES 7363 Wilson Ave. Delta, BC Canada V4G 1E5 604-431-1964 info@rbury.com http://www.rbury.com/ Distributor for archival and Canadian government supplies FAMILYSEARCH CENTERS everywhere! See http://www.familysearch.org/ to find an FSC near you See the Wiki for Research Guidance FAMILY TREE MAGAZINE 61 Great Whyte Ramsey, Huntingdon Cambridgeshire, England PE26 1HJ http://family-tree.co.uk/ info@family-tree.co.uk Good bookstore, British emphasis FEDERATION OF FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES (FFHS) http://www.ffhs.org.uk/ Also see GenFair at: http://www.genfair.co.uk/ Own publications plus good bookstore, British emphasis FUTURE PACKAGING & PRESERVATION 544 East Edna Place Covina, CA 91723, USA 1-800-786-6627 http://www.futurepkg.com/shop/ Archival & preservation products GENEALOGY STORE 416-861-0165 1-800-580-0165 (in North America) http://www.genealogystore.com/ Various resource materials, books, maps, forms, charts, archival supplies GLOBAL GENEALOGY Milton, Ontario, Canada 905-875-1887 1-800-361-5168 (in North America) http://www.globalgenealogy.com/ Books, maps, archival supplies, CDs; Canadian & US emphasis HERITAGE PRODUCTIONS Toronto, Ontario, Canada 416-861-0165 1-800-580-0165 (in North America) http://www.genealogystore.com/ Various resource materials, books, maps, forms, charts, archival supplies ITMB (INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL MAPS & BOOKS) 12300 Bridgeport Road Richmond, BC, Canada V6V 1J5 604-273-1400 http://www.itmb.ca/ Huge map stock FAMILYSEARCH - FAMILY HISTORY PRODUCTS https://www.familysearch.org/products Products and services that help with family history LIGHT IMPRESSIONS 1-800-975-6429 http://www.lightimpressionsdirect.com/ Archival & preservation products NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GENEALOGICAL STUDIES Toronto, Ontario, Canada 416-861-0165 1-800-580-0165 (in North America) admin@genealogicalstudies.com http://www.genealogicalstudies.com Various resource materials, books, maps, forms, charts, archival supplies. CW&S PARKINSON GENEALOGICAL STORAGE 16 Foxhills Close Ashurst, Southampton, Hampshire England SO40 7ER 023-8029-3608 enquiries@cwsparkinson.co.uk http://store.securehosting.com/stores/sh206397/shophome.php Archival products and containers PHILATELIC BUREAU, ROYAL MAIL Tallents House, 21 South Gyle Cres. Edinburgh, Scotland EH12 9PB http://www.royalmail.com/stamps British postage stamps PHILLIMORE & CO LTD http://www.phillimore.co.uk/ Publisher and retailer of huge, choice selection of British genealogy & local history books PRESERVATION SOURCE 7642 South Main Street Midvale, Utah 84047 801-233-9118 http://thepreservationsource.com/ SECOL LTD. Howlett Way Thetford, Norfolk, England IP24 1HZ 01842-752341 sales@secol.co.uk http://www.secol.co.uk/ Storage containers for photographs and printed materials SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS 14 Charterhouse Bldgs, Goswell Rd. London, England EC1M 7BA (020) 7251 8799 http://www.sog.org.uk/ Now only sell their own publications. STEVENSON’S GENEALOGY CENTER 230 West Bulldog Blvd. Provo, Utah 84604 801-374-9600 http://www.sgenealogy.com/ Inexpensive 8-, 12- and 15-generation pedigree charts BILL COLE ENTERPRISES P.O. Box 60 Randolph, MA 02368-0060 1-781-986-2653 http://www.archivalsupplies.com/ Archival & preservation products


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