Researching in Texas: Bibliographies, Research Aids, Shared Experiences
Prepared by Electra Kimble Price, AAGSNC, March 20, 1999
  
Suggested research aids from the third in a series of AAGSNC Roundtable discussions on "Researching in [Your State]."
1. Maps:

AniMap Plus: County boundary Historical Atlas CD. The Gold Bug, P.O. Box 588, Alamo, California 94507 (510) 838-Maps.AniMap Plus: County boundary Historical Atlas CD. The Gold Bug, P.O. Box 588, Alamo, California 94507 (510) 838-Maps.

State Maps with Towns and Counties - Gold Bug

Township Atlas of the United States. Compiled by Jay Andriot. Documents Index, McLean, Virginia.

Texas General Land Office Map Collection

2. Research Guides:

Red Book, American State. County & Town Sources. Edited by Alice Eichholz, Ph.D, CG. Ancestry Publishing Co.

Printed Sources. A Guide to Published Genealogical Records, edited by Kory L. Meyerink. Ancestry Publishing Co.

The Source. A Guidebook of American Genealogy. [Revised Edition] edited by Loretto Dennis Szucs. & Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. Ancestry Publishing Co.

3. Genealogical Societies:

The Genealogistís Address Book, Elizabeth Petty Bently, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1995.

4. Books:

Land and Property Research in the United States, by E. Wade Hone. Ancestry Publishing Co. 1997.Land and Property Research in the United States, by E. Wade Hone. Ancestry Publishing Co. 1997.

Plantation Life in Texas. Elizabeth Silverthorne. Texas A & M Univeersity.

5. Online Resources:

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - Texas Page
A link to just about everything online in Texas that is even remotely relevant to genealogy.

The Handbook of Texas Online
The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories.

Texas GenWeb Project
Part of the USGenWeb Project

Texas General Land Office
The Texas General Land Office actively preserves and promotes awareness of the history of Texas public lands through several programs. These historical programs provide important resources for the study of Texas history and include the Archives, exhibits, lectures, and publications. The materials are also now highly regarded by genealogists, historians, archeologists and others.

Resources Available at the Texas State Library Genealogy Collection
While many materials in this Collection are only viewable in person in Austin, this site offers an overview of what's available and links to get you started.

6. When You Hit That Wall - A Check List

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