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Jewish Genealogy

Please note: The location designation Immigration History Research Center refers to a non-circulating collection, not located in Wilson Library, which is an international resource on American immigration and ethnic history.

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Handbooks and Manuals
  • From generation to generation
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Library 300.2 Ei84 Regular Loan
    IN STORAGE: MN Lib Access Ctr 300.2 Ei84 9ZAR10D15S08TOZ Regular Loan
    IN STORAGE: MN Lib Access Ctr HM131 .E4 Regular Loan
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  • Finding our fathers : a guidebook to Jewish genealogy
    • Location(s): TC Andersen Library Immigration History CS21 .R58 Non-Circulating
    TC Wilson Library Reference CS21 .R58 Non-Circulating
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Bibliography
  • American Jewish Archives
    continued by:
    The American Jewish archives journal / published by the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives. Published Cincinnati, Ohio : The Center, c1999- (vol. 49 - )
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Periodicals & Reserv Periodicals--Basement One Day Loan
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  • Guide to the holdings of the American Jewish Archives
    • Location(s): TC Andersen Library Immigration History Z6373.U5 H43 1979 Non-Circulating
    TC Wilson Library 016.296 H3535 Regular Loan
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  • American Jewish genealogy : an annotated bibliography of books of Jewish local history and other subjects of use to genealogists
    • Location(s): TC Andersen Library Immigration History Quarto Z6373.U5 R44 Non-Circulating
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  • Index of Articles Relative to Jewish History and Literature Published in Periodicals, from 1665 to 1900
    Augmented edition with an introduction and edited list of abbreviations by Zosa Szajkowski
    Wilson Library Reference DS102.95 .S3x 1972
    • Location(s): Wilson Library Reference DS102.95 .S3x 1972 Non-Circulating
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Maps and Gazetteers
  • Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization, The
    Wilson Library Borchert Map Quarto G1030 .B25x 1990 Regular Loan
    • Location(s): Wilson Library Borchert Map Quarto G1030 .B25x 1990 Regular Loan
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  • Shtetl finder : Jewish communities in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the pale of settlement of Russia and Poland, and in Lithuania, Latvia, Galicia, and Bukovina, with names of residents
    • Location(s): TC Andersen Library Immigration History Quarto DS135.R9 C58 1989 Non-Circulating
    TC Wilson Library Borchert Map (Gazetteer) Quarto DS135.R9 C58 1989 Non-Circulating
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  • Atlas of Modern Jewish History
    Wilson Library Borchert Map Folio G1030 .F6513 1990 Regular Loan
    Wilson Library Reference Folio G1030 .F6513 1990 Non-Circulating
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Library Borchert Map Folio G1030 .F6513 1990 Regular Loan
    TC Wilson Library Reference Folio G1030 .F6513 1990 Non-Circulating
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Manuscripts and Archival Sources
  • Shores of refuge : a hundred years of Jewish emigration
    • Location(s): TC Andersen Library Immigration History DS125 .S284 1988 Non-Circulating
    TC Wilson Library DS125 .S284 1988 Regular Loan
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  • Guide to Jewish history sources in the History Library of the Western Reserve Historical Society
    Andersen Library Immigration History Quarto Z6373.U5 W47 1983
    • Location(s): TC Andersen Library Immigration History Quarto Z6373.U5 W47 1983 Non-Circulating
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Names
  • Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Library Quarto CS3010 .B43 1993 Regular Loan
    TC Wilson Library Borchert Map (Gazetteer) Quarto CS3010 .B43 1993 Non-Circulating
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Newspapers and Periodicals
Go to Current Newspapers Subscriptions in Wilson Library for a list of what is currently available; check MNCAT for archival collection.
  • Jewish newspapers and periodicals on microfilm, available at the American Jewish Periodical Center
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Library Reference PN4888.J48 H4x 1957 Suppl.1 Non-Circulating
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General Sources
  • Cousinhood: The Anglo-Jewish Gentry
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Library 296.0942 B456co Regular Loan
    IN STORAGE: MN Lib Access Ctr Regular Loan
    IN STORAGE: MN Lib Access Ctr 9ZAR01D41S13TD5 Regular Loan
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  • Our crowd : the great Jewish families of New York
    • Location(s): TC Andersen Library Immigration History F128.9.J5 B5 1968 Non-Circulating
    TC Andersen Library Rare Books (Kann) F128.9.J5 B5 1968 Non-Circulating
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  • Timetables of Jewish History: A Chronology of the Most Important People and Events in Jewish History, The
    Wilson Library Reference Quarto DS114 .G68 1993 Non-Circulating
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Library Reference Quarto DS114 .G68 1993 Non-Circulating
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  • Special sorrows : the diasporic imagination of Irish, Polish, and Jewish immigrants in the United States
    • Location(s): TC Andersen Library Immigration History JV6477 .J33 1995 Non-Circulating
    TC Wilson Library JV6477 .J33 1995 Regular Loan
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  • Jewish Encyclopedia; a descriptive record of the history, religion, literature, and customs of the Jewish people from the earliest times, The
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Library Reference Quarto DS102.8 .J65 1964 Non-Circulating
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  • Semigothaisches genealogisches Taschenbuch ari(st) okratisch-jüdischer Heiraten mit Enkel-Listen (Descendenz-Verfolgen)
    • Location(s): TC Wilson Library Annex Sub-Basement 929.1 Se52 Regular Loan
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Searching MNCAT
You can use MNCAT, the University Libraries' computerized catalog, to search for specific subjects. The following are some examples of useful subject terms for genealogists; other examples are found in the Library of Congress Subject Headings books located in Wilson Reference.

holocaust, jewish (1939-1945)
holocaust, jewish (1939-1945)--manuscripts
holocaust, jewish (1939-1945)--maps
holocaust, jewish (1939-1945)--research
holocaust, jewish (1939-1945)--sources
israel--historical geography--maps
jewish newspapers
jews--bibliography
jews--biography

jews--[country, region or state] for example:
jews--europe, eastern
jews--austria
jews--germany
jews--great britain
jews--soviet union
jews--united states
jews--new york (state)
jews--utah

jews--[country, region or state]--history
jews--[country, region or state]--bibliography
jews--[country, region or state]--biography
jews--[country, region or state]--directories
jews--[country, region or state]--genealogy
jews--[country, region or state]--manuscripts
jews--genealogy
jews--history
jews--migrations
jews--periodicals
jews--persecutions
judaism--history
names, personal--jewish
refugees, jewish
sephardim--history

sephardim--[country] for example:
sephardim--united states


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