Research In Texas – NGS Research In The States Series
Research In Texas – NGS Research In The States Series
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Research in Texas, NGS Research in the States Series; by Kelvin L. Meyers, The Series is edited by Barbara Vines Little; Published 2016 by the National Genealogical Society, Arlington, VA; 44 pp; Soft Cover, Saddle Stapled; 8.5x11 in.; ISBN: 9781935815211; Item # NGS27

The National Genealogical Society’s Research in the States series, of which this book is one, had its start in the NGS Quarterly with the publication of Master Plan for North Carolina Research in 1987. The Quarterly continued to publish state guides and NGS later issued many of them as special publications. This series includes both revised editions of earlier guides and some new states. Additional states are planned and Family Roots Publishing plans to distribute them as they are printed.

The following is found on the Table of Contents pages of the Florida volume:

Research in Texas
  • History and Settlement
  • Jurisdictional Changes
Archives, Libraries and Societies
  • Texas State Library and Archives (TSLA)
  • National Archives at Fort Worth
  • Other Libraries
  • Genealogical Collections
  • State Historical and Genealogical Societies
  • Regional Genealogical and Historical Societies
Major Resources
  • Aids to Research
  • Atlases, Maps, and Gazetteers
  • Biographical Sources, Manuscripts, and Personal Papers
  • Cattle Brands
  • Cemetery Records
  • Census Records and Substitutes: Colonial Period; Republic of Texas; Texas State Censuses; Federal Censuses; School Censuses
  • Church Records
  • Court Records: Colonial
  • Court Records: Republic and State
  • Court Records: Federal
  • Criminal Records
  • Ethnic Records: African American; American Indians; Germans; Mexicans; Other Ethnicities
  • Fraternal Organization
  • Land Records: Spanish & Mexican Grants; Headrights: Republic of Texas; Preemption Grants; Bounty and Donation Land Grants for Military Service; Other Land Grants; Loan and Sales Scrip, Republic of Texas; Locating the Land
  • Military Records: Colonial Period; Republic of Texas Military Records; Texas Rangers; Mexican War; Civil War; Spanish American War; World Wars I & II
  • Naturalization and Immigration Records
  • Newspapers
  • Probate
  • Tax Records
  • Vital Statistics: Adoption Records; Birth and Death Records; Marriage Records; Divorces
  • Women

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