State of Idaho
Archives, Libraries, Publications
Historical & Genealogical Societies

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It is very good to acquaint your self with any repository in Idaho that you choose to might visit by making contact with to the best suited archive or library before you go.

Most, if not all, Idaho repositories contain written and published content that present its collections and also research policy.

Idaho archives and historical associations also have On-line web sites that supply the same details. Quite a few actually possess down loadable databases for some or parts of their collections.

Idaho Archives

Idaho Museums

Idaho Libraries

Idaho Periodicals

Genealogical magazines will offer you plenty of sources of information, they usually are dismissed by genealogy researchers and genealogist in looking around for family history. Most regional and county genealogical and/or historical societies produce periodicals which have records concerning the region or locality they operate. Often these publications provide articles with regards to records that aren't readily available elsewhere.

  • Snake River Echoes - The Snake River Echoes began as a quarterly in 1971 under the name of The Upper Snake River Valley Historical Society Quarterly.

Idaho Historical & Genealogical Societies

For almost every single Idaho there's a Idaho genealogical society, a Idaho genealogical council, or both. Along with their own work, Idaho-level groups quite often help synchronize the efforts of local societies from the Idaho. Their particular publications, newsletters and quarterlies, supplement those provided by the area societies

Regional and State

County, Township and City

Religious and Ethnic

 

Research in Idaho Newspapers & Publications

Idaho Genealogical publications (magazines, newsletters, periodicals, books, etc.) contain all sorts of invaluable information regarding individual ancestors, entire lineages and families, places in time, and concerning all types of genealogical records and repositories. They let you identify a abundance of information and facts about your ancestors from many historical newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals. These types of sources can regularly supplement public records and offer you information that is not documented someplace else. Here, one can learn a lot more regarding your ancestor's potential daily activities by setting them in the context of their time.

All extant newspapers for the state of Idaho have been placed on microfilm and can be found at the Idaho State Historical Society. An inventory of all of those holdings can be found on the Idaho State Historical Society's website. The inventory is organized according to city, title, county, and date. The inter-library loan program assures that most of the collection is available to researchers.

Books

Newspapers - Idaho newspapers can provide all types of evidence about historical events, local history, court and legal notices, obituaries, and considerably more.

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