HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL RESEARCHAfrican Ancestored Genealogy
Native American: Chickasaw Research
American Civil War Research
For Further Research
Itawamba County MSGenWeb is an excellent site by Lori Thornton. Be sure to pay her site a visit!
The USGenWeb Search Us is a special project in the USGenWeb Project. Researchers can search all the local projects at once from any given state including local projects that have no search engine. Definitely a nifty tool that is long overdue for the genealogical and historical researcher.
The Official Land Patent Records Site is an excellent resource from the US Department of Interior - Bureau of Land Management. Image access is provided to more than two million Federal land title records for Eastern Public Land States, issued between 1820 and 1908, including all the land patents of Itawamba County.
The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System is an excellent resource from the US National Park Service. This system includes a computerized database containing basic facts about servicemen who served during the Civil War. The database currently contains approximately 2.7 million soldier names from over 30 states and territories including 174,699 soldiers from Mississippi.
The Mississippi 1885 Atlas and Gazetteer site contains a listing of all places found in Mississippi during 1885, as well as 1885 maps of each of Mississippi's counties.
Mississippi History and Genealogy Notes blog is an excellent site devoted entirely to research in Mississippi. The site contains, not only current news relating to Mississippi research, but many excellent Missisisippi links as well.
Documenting the American South is an electronic collection sponsored by the Academic Affairs Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It provides access to digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives on American history and culture. It supplies teachers, students, and researchers at every educational level with a wide array of titles they can use for reference, studying, teaching, and research.
The Mississippi Historical Society's online publication Mississippi History Now is a facinating online magazine devoted entirely to Mississippi History. Be sure to click the Search the Archived Features link for numerous interesting articles devoted entirely to Mississippi history.
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet: US - Mississippi, contains an abundance of excellent links to various internet sites dealing with Mississippi genealogy and history.
The Online Books Page History: United States (Regional), and the Americas Section, contains links to scores of valuable 19th century and earlier regional histories, biographies and other works.
Making of America, (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
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