Skip to main content
Microfilm

Get Started

CONTACT US

  • Share

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.

Support & Training

ProQuest offers best-in-class customer service, technical support, and training so you can hit the ground running with your ProQuest products and leverage everything they can do.

Access Support Center

Microfilm Collection Guide

Our Products

Microfilm

A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

Learn More

Microfilm

A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

Learn More

Microfilm

A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

Learn More

Blog

Testimony Ignites a New Interest in History and Political Science

Professor Jessica Marglin is passionate about the testimonies of Sephardic Jews in the Visual History Archive, and that passion has rubbed off onto her students as well.

Learn More

An Oasis in a Resource Desert: The Lillian Marrero Library

Renovation of a Free Library of Philadelphia neighborhood branch becomes an opportunity to better serve the unique needs of the community.

Learn More