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Genealogy: Books

Sample Subject and Keyword Searches

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By Location:

California--Biography--Indexes

California--Genealogy

Lancaster County Pa. -- Genealogy

Stephenson County Ill. -- History

United States -- Genealogy -- Bibliography

United States -- Emigration and immigration

Freeport ILL Periodicals

 

By Source:

Military pensions

United States Revolution

Registers of births, etc. -- Pennsylvania

Registers of births, etc -- United States

Ships -- Passenger lists

 

By Name:

Crocker Family

Lewis Family

Kennedy Family

Sullivan Family

 

By Ethnic Group:

African Americans – Genealogy

Asian Americans – Genealogy

Chinese Americans -- Genealogy

Mexican Americans--California—Genealogy

 

Finding Books

In the UCSB Library and other University of California Libaries:

UC Library Search Basic Search

  • use to find books (and articles) here at UCSB

UC Library Search Advanced Search

  • use for complex searches
  • use to limit your search by year

In UC Libraries and Beyond:

 

Call Numbers to Browse

We use the Library of Congress Classification system. If you like to browse the shelves, try these are

Call Number: Subject: Location:
CS
CS68
CS2300
E184
E186-E199
E465-E655
F1-F975
Z1250
Z5311
Family Names
Passenger Lists
Family histories
Immigration groups
Colonial
Civil War
History of the States
Local history bibliographies
Family History bibliographies
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Subject Guide

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