GENERAL INFORMATION

The Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society Library, located at 1203 North Main, Wichita, KS , is open for research on Tuesday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (Call (316) 264-3611 for holiday closings.) We do not interlibrary loan.

Midwest Historical and Genealogical Library staff will do research for a fee of $ 5.00 per hour (US Dollars only) from our library holdings, including our MHGS publications. Contact us at Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1121, Wichita, KS 67201-1121. Please include a large SASE and your e-mail address.

 BOOK NO.                           AUTHOR                                                                        TITLE

I 1 Pine, L G The Story of Surnames 1965
I 7 Heisey, John W WPA Sources for Genealogists 1988
I 11 Neagles, James C The Library of Congress 1990
I 12   Genealogies 1992
I 17 Lackey, Richard S Cite Your Sources 1980
I 19   Tracing Family Trees in Eleven States  
I 20 Matthews, William American Diaries in Manuscript, 1580-1954 1974
I 21 Baring-Gould, S Family Names and Their Story 1968
I 24 Bridgwater, W. & Sherwood, E. J. The Columbia Encyclopedia 1950
I 28 Beard, Timothy Field How to Find Your Family Roots 1977
I 29   Microfiche Catalog  
I 35 Smith, Lorna Duane Genealogy Is More Than Charts 1991
I 36 Wright, Norman E. Genealogical Research Essentials 1967
I 38 Oates, Addison Ford The Art of Collecting Genealogy and History 1971
I 42 Pehrson, Helga Order 1973
I 44 Schweitzer, George K. Handbook of Genealogical Sources 1996
I 45 White, Jean M Address List of Church Archives and Libraries 1993
I 47 Greenwood, Val D. The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy 1973
I 54 Drake, Paul In Search of Family History, A Starting Place 1992
I 55 Jones, Vincent L. Family History for Fun and Profit 1972
I 58 Pine, L. G. The Genealogist's Encyclopedia 1969
I 59 Harland, Derek Genealogical Research Standards 1963
I 60 Ellen Stanley Rogers Genealogical Periodical Annual 1964
I 60 Mayhew, Catherine M. Genealogical Periodical Annual Index  Vol.19 1980
I 60 Mayhew, Catherine M. Genealogical Periodical Annual Index   Vol 18 1979
I 60 Mayhew, Catherine M. Genealogical Periodical Annual Index  Vol.20 1981
I 60 Ackermann, Karen T. Genealogical Periodical Annual Index  Vol. 21 1985
I 60 Ackermann, Karen T. Genealogical Periodical Annual Index  Vol. 23 1986
I 64 Helm, Matthew Genealogy Online for Dummies 1998
I 65 Stephenson, Richard W. Land Ownership Maps 1967
I 68 Young, Margaret Labash Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers 1974
I 69 Kirkham, E. Kay How to Read the Handwriting and Records of Early America 1965
I 74 Schreiner-Yantis, Netti Genealogical & Local History Books in Print 1985
I 74 Schreiner-Yantis, Netti Genealogical & Local History Books in Print   4th Edition, Volume 2 1985
I 74 Schreiner-Yantis, Netti Genealogical & Local History Books in Print   4th Edition, Volume 3 1985
I 74 Schreiner-Yantis, Netti Genealogical & Local History Books in Print   4th Edition, Volume 4 1990
I 74 Schreiner, Bette A. Genealogical & Local History Books in Print   4th Edition, Volume 5 1992
I 75 Kirkham, E. Kay A Handy Guide to Record-Searching in the Larger Cities of the United States 1974
I 78 Barnes, Donald R. Write It Right 1983
I 79 Bonsey, Lynn Memories and Memorabilia 1995
I 85 Kyvig, David E. & Marty, Myron A. Your Family History: A Handbook for Research and Writing 1978
I 86 Rogers, Colin D. The Family Tree Detective 1983
I 87 McDowell, Vera "When Your Ox is in the Ditch" 1992
I 88 Eakle, Arlene & Cerny, Johni The Source, A Guidebook of American Genealogy 1984
I 88 Szucs, L. E. & Luebking, S. L. The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy 1997
I 90 Bremer, Ronald A. Compendium of Historical Sources 1983
I 93 Eakle, Arlene H. Tracing Ancestors with Common Surnames 1984
I 95 Kirkham, E. Kay Research in American Genealogy 1956
I 96 Cerny, Johni & Eakle, Arlene Ancestry's Guide to Research, Case Studies in American Genealogy 1985
I 97 National Archives & Records Genealogical Research in the National Archives 1982
I 98 Schweitzer, George K. Genealogical Source Handbook 1984
I 99 Kirkham, E. Kay Some of the Military Records of America and their Genealogical Value 1963
I 101 Eakle, Arlene Haslam Tax Records: A Common Source With An Uncommon Value 1978
I 106 Kirkham, E. Kay The Handwriting of American Records For A Period of 300 Years 1973
I 107 Jacobus, Donald Lines Index to Genealogical Periodicals 1981
I 109 Kemp, Thomas Jay International Vital Records Handbook 2000
I 110 Hook, J. N. Family Names 1982
I 111 Stemmons, John "D" and Diane The Cemetery Record Compendium 1979
I 113 Wright, Norman E. Building An American Pedigree 1974
I 116 Robert, General Henry M. Robert's Rules of Order 1981
I 118 Ward, Doris Cline What To Do With Your Roots 1979
I 119 Harper, Dr. Josephine L. Searching for Ancestors in the Draper Manuscripts  
I 122 Kirkham, E. Kay An Index to Some of the Family Records of the Southern States 1979
I 123 Harper, Josephine L. Guide to the Draper Manuscripts 1983
I 125 Pine, L. G. Heraldry and Genealogy 1957
I 126 National Archives of the U.S. Guide to the National Archives of the United States 1948
I 128 Cook, Michael Lewis How to Organize Your Genealogical Records Simply and Economically 1978
I 129 U.S. Dept. of Commerce Age Search Information  
I 130 Cerny, Johni & Elliott, Wendy The Library, A Guide to the LDS Family History Library 1988
I 131 Bentz, Edna M. If I Can You Can Decipher Germanic Records 1982
I 134 Baxter, Angus In Search of Your Roots 1978
I 137   National Genealogical Society Conference in the States, 1994 1994
I 138 Gratz, Delbert L. Was Isch Dini Nahme?  What Is Your Name? 1995
I 139 Heisey, John Genealogy, Helps, Hints, & Hope 1995
I 141 Galeener-Moore, Laverne Collecting Dead Relatives 1987
I 142 Guarino, Charles & Seddon, A. The Roll of Ancient Families 1967
I 143 Bentley, Elizabeth Petty The Genealogist's Address Book 1995
I 144 Eakle, Arlene H. Professional Skills 1986
I 145 Heisey, John W. Church & Tombstone Research 1987
I 146 Amer. Council o  Learned Societ. Surnames in the United States Census of 1790 1969
I 147 Thorndale, Wm & Dollarhide, Wm Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 1987
I 148 Neagles, James C. U. S. Military Records, A Guide to Federal and State Sauces 1994
I 149 The Genealogical Institute Sources For Vital Records 1974
I 151 Kirkham, E. Kay The Land Records of America and Their Genealogical Value 1964
I 152 Schunk, John F. The Genealogy On-Ramp 1996
I 153 Mid-Continent Public Library Genealogy From The   Heartland 1992
I 153 Mid-Continent Public Library Genealogy from the Heartland  1996 Supplement 1996
I 154 Hone, E. Wade Land & Property Research in the United States 1997
I 156 Library of Congress American and English Genealogies 1910
I 157 Croom, Emily Anne The Genealogist's Companion & Sourcebook 1994
I 158 Schaefer, Christina K. Guide to Naturalization Records of the United States 1997
I 160 Cox, Jane and Padfield, Timothy Tracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record Office 1990
I 162 Mills, Elizabeth Shown Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian 1997
I 163 Crandall, Dr. Ralph Shaking Your Family Tree 1986
I 165 Bentley, Elizabeth Petty Directory of Family Associations 1991
I 166 Meitzler, Leland K. United States County Courthouse Address Book 1991
I 167 Carter, Fran Searching American Land and Deed Records 1991
I 168 Carter, Fran Searching American Probate Records 1991
I 169 Carter, Fran Searching American Military Records 1991
I 170 Allen, Desmond Walls Where to Write for County Maps 1991
I 171 Allen, Desmond Walls Where to Write for Confederate Pension Records 1991
I 172 Milner, Anita Cheek Newspaper Genealogical Column Directory 1985
I 174 National Archives & Records Diplomatic Records, A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publica 1986
I 176 American Geneaogical Library Where to Write Directory  
I 177 Metro. Toronto Library IntelliSearch  
I 178 U.S. Dept. Health & Human Serv. Where to Write for Vital Records 1998
I 179 Hansen, Holly T. The Directory of North American Railroads, Assoc., Societies, Archives, etc 1999
I 180 Davenport, Robert Roots of the Rich and Famous 1998
I 181 Rose, Christine & Ingalls, Kay The Complete Idiot's Guide to Genealogy 1997
I 182 Crowe, Elizabeth Powell Genealogy Online, Researching Your Roots 1998
I 183 Erickson, James E. & Olsson, N. Tracing Your Swedish Ancestry 2000
I 184 Lainhart, Ann Smith Digging for Genealogical Treasure in New England Town Records 1996
I 185 Humling, Virginia U.S. Catholic Sources 1995
I 187 Howells, Cyndi Cyndi's List 1999
I 188 Croom, Emily Anne Unpuzzling Your Past 1989
I 191 Schafer, Louis S. Tombstones of Your Ancestors 1991
I 192 Schafer, Louis S. Best of Gravestone Humor 1990
I 193 Smith, Kenneth L. Genealogical Dates:  A User-Friendly Guide 1994
I 194 Eichholz, Alice Ancestry's Red Book, American State, County & Town Sources 1989
I 195 Gouldrup, Lawrence P. Writing the Family Narrative 1987
I 196 Banks, Keith E. How to Write Your Personal & Family History 1989
I 197 Sperry, Kip Reading Early American Handwriting 1998
I 198 Mills, Elizabeth Shown Professional Genealogy 2001
I 199 Filby, P. William American & British Genealogy & Heraldry 1983
I 200 Gannett, Henry The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States 1996
I 202 Everton Publishers The Handy Book for Genealogists 1999
I 203 Arnold, Jackie Smith Kinship: It's All Relative 1994
I 204 Schaefer, Christina K. The Center, A Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Capital Area 1996
I 205 Black, Henry Campbell Black's Law Dictionary 1979
I 205 Towle, Laird C Genealogical Periodical Annual Index 1978
I 206 Stevenson, Noel C. Genealogical Evidence, A Guide to the Standard of Proof Relating to Pedigre 1989
I 208 Franklin, Charles M. Keys to the Courthouse , Volume III  Unusual Records 1986
I 209 Smith, Kenneth L. Genealogical Dates: A User-Friendly Guide 1994
I 210 Drake, Paul What Did They Mean By That?  A Dictionary of Historical Terms 1994
I 211 Chamberlin, Davis C. The Conceptual Approach to Genealogy 1998
I 212 Newman, John J. American Naturalization Processes and Procedures, 1790-1985 1985
I 213 Jerger, Dr. Jeanette L. A Medical Miscellany For Genealogists 1995
I 214 Daniel, Lois How To Write Your Own Life Story 1997
I 215 Burroughs, Tony Black Roots 2001
I 216   500 Brickwall Solutions to Genealogy Problems 2003
I 217 Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo Carmack's Guide to Copyright & Contracts 2005
I 218 Fleming, Ann Carter The Organized Family Historian 2004
I 219 Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo Organizing Your Family History Search 1999
I 220 Bullinger, E. W. Monitor Guide to Post Offices & Railroad Stations in the U S & Canada  
I 221 Warren, James W and Paula Stuart Getting the Most Mileage From Genealogical Research Trips 1993
I 222 Davenport, Linda Haas Taking the Mystery Out of Land Records 2006
I 223 Smolenyak, Megan & Turner, Ann Trace Your Roots with DNA 2004
I 224 Anderson, S Chris & Thode, Ernest Discovering Your Germanic Ancestors 2000
I 225 Dollarhide, William Getting Started in Genealogy Online 2006
I 226 Everton The Vital Record Compendium 1979
I 226 Moreland, C; Bannister, D. Antique Maps 1983
I 227 Conrad, J French and French-Canadian Family Research 1985
I 228   Sources and Repositories  
I 229 Ballentine, John Locality Finding Aids for U.S. Surnames 1977
I 230   English Family Research 1984
I 231 Campbell, R. G. Scotch-Irish Family Research Made Simple 1982
I 232   French-Canadian Sources, A Guide for Genealogists 2002
I 233 E. Kay Kirkham Atlas of the United States of America  
I 236   Tracing Your German Roots 1978
I 237 Evans, Barbara Jean A to Zax   A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists  
I 239 Heisey, John Handbook for Genealogical Research in Pennsylvania 1985
I 240 Meyerink, Kory L. (Ed) Printed Sources: A Guide to Published Genealogical Records 1998
I 241 Jackson, Buzzy Shaking the Family Tree 2010
I 242 Sutton, K. & Sutton, C. The Dictionary of Noted Proper Names n.d.
I 243 Emmison, F. G. How to Read Local Archives 1550 - 1700 1973
I 244 Bureau of the Census 200 Years of U.S. Census Taking: Population & Housing Questions, 1790-1990 1992
I 255 Taylor, Maureen Uncovering Your Ancestry Through Family Photographs 2000
I 256 Smolenyak, Megan In Search of Our Ancestors 2000
I 257 Szucs, Loretto Dennis Family History Made Easy 1998
I 258 Frisch-Ripley, Karen Unlocking the Secrets in Old Photographs 1991
I 259 Harris, Maurine & Harris, Glen Ancestry's Concise Genealogical Dictionary 1989
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I 260 Lawson, Charles E. Surveying Your Land 1990
I 261 Hughes, Priscilla Heritage Album Hints 1997
I 262 Withycombe, E. G. The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names 3rd ED 1977
I 263   Rubincam, Milton Pitfalls in Genealogical Research 1987

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