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Format: A free printed guide accompanies each unit. The guide includes a bibliographic listing of all titles, as well as author, title, subject, name, and geographic indexes. MARC records are available.
Media: 105 x 148mm microfiche

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Overview

This collection assembles and preserves genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials. Genealogy and Local History encompasses materials related to all 50 states and Canada as well as Great Britian, Ireland and many other countries of immigration to North America, making it an unprecedented resource and a major preservation project.

UMI releases three units per year, adding approximately 1,500 titles to the collection annually. Each unit follows a carefully structured format and is accompanied by a printed guide providing access by fiche number, title, family name, geographic area, and subject. MARC records are available for all units. For the benefit of individual researchers, single titles are available.

For an overview and inventory of all available Genealogy & Local History units, click here.

UMI continues to broaden the depth of Genealogy and Local History by adding resources. Recent additions include the Newberry Library (Chicago), the Widener Library (Harvard University), the New York Public Library, and University of Illinois at Urbana.

In addition to units, Genealogy & Local History is available in state collections – featuring all the G&LH titles that concern a given state. Please click on a state below to view the available titles.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut (subsets available)

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois (subsets available)

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts (subsets available)

Michigan (subsets available)

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire (subsets available)

New Jersey (subsets available)

New Mexico

New York (subsets available)

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Washington, DC

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Individual fiches may be purchased from this collection.

  • Content Type: A free printed guide accompanies each unit. The guide includes a bibliographic listing of all titles, as well as author, title, subject, name, and geographic indexes. MARC records are available.
  • MARC Records: Yes

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