My Genealogy, Family History and Personal History Library

What’s in your genealogy and/or your personal history library? Here is my list. You may be able to borrow some of the books listed below from your local library or via inter-library loan. Do you have any suggestions that are not listed here? Please let me know in the comments.

Genealogy Library:

The BCG Genealogical Standards Manual                                                                                                  by the Board for Certification of Genealogists

Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers, and Librarians   by Elizabeth Shown Mills

Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace                                          by Elizabeth Shown Mills

Forensic Genealogy                                                                                                                                      by Colleen Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. and Andrew Easier

How to do Everything Genealogy

by George G. Morgan

Genealogical & Local History Books in Print: A catalog of over 10,000 intriguing and informative titles, arranged by subject and locality; with full ordering information for each, Third Edition                           

by Nettie Schreiner Yantis

Genealogy as Pastime and Profession, Second Edition

by Donald L. Jacobus

Pitfalls in Genealogical Research                                                                                                                by Milton Rubincam

Finding your Canadian Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide                                                                            by Sherry Irvine

French Canadian Sources: A Guide for Genealogists    

by Patricia Kenney Geyh

The Source: A Guidebook Of American Genealogy, Third Edition

by Loretto Dennis Szucs

Scottish Genealogy  

by Bruce Durie

Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors: The Official Guide

by National Archives of Scotland

The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, Third Edition

by Val D. Greenwood

Reading Early American Handwriting

by Kip Sperry

Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History

by Mark D. Herber

From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History            by Arthur Kurzweil

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy: Sources in the United States and Canada                            Edited by Arthur Kurzweil and Miriam Weiner

Mayflower Increasings – Second Edition (From the Files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants)

By Susan E. Roser

Plymouth Colony Its History & People 1620-1691

By Eugene Aubrey Stratton

New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer

By the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

Personal and Family History Library:

Pages of my Life Anthology

by Paula Stahel, Editor (thank you, Paula!)

Become a Memoirist for Elders: Create a Successful Home Business

by Mary O’Brien Tyrrell

How to Start and Run a Personal History Business                                                                                  by Jennifer Campbell

You Can Write Your Family History

by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Your Life as Story

by Tristine Rainer

What’s in your genealogy and/or your personal history library? Do you have any suggestions that are not listed here? Please let me know in the comments.