User:Ruth2jones/sandbox/Arkansas Genealogy Local Resources
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Arkansas History Commission (State Archives)
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone: (501) 682-6900 Online collections include 1911 Confederate Veterans Questionnaires, Confederate Pension Records, Land Records, and World War I Discharge Records among others.
The National Archives at Fort Worthformerly known as National Archives Southwest Region (Ft. Worth) has records created by federal agencies and courts in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. The archives has microfilms of all available federal census records, many naturalization records, passenger arrival lists, military records, and other historical resources.
Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives
201 Highway 195 S
Washington, Arkansas 71862
Phone: (870)983-2633 is a branch of the Arkansas History Commission (State Archives). Its mission is to serve the twelve counties in southwest Arkansas formed from the original Hempstead County.
Family History Centers[edit | edit source]
- The Family History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City, Utah, houses a collection of genealogical records that include names of more than three billion deceased people. It’s the largest collection of its kind in the world. Collections include digitized historical records, microfilms and microfiche, books, maps, and much more. Explore at FamilySearch.org.
- Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of the Family History Library and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy. You may search your address for a center near you on the FamilySearch site. These local centers are staffed by volunteers and have varying hours and resources so call to verify their hours in advance. As of July 2014 the Family History Centers in Arkansas are as follows:
Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.
Libraries[edit | edit source]
- Arkansas Public Libraries
- listed by Cities
- Select also tabs for Public Records, Obituaries, Colleges & Universities
- Arkansas State Library
Social Networking Groups[edit | edit source]
|GeneaBloggers||enter "arkansas" in the search box to see a list and links to Arkansas Blogs|
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|genealogy.com||Arkansas Genealogy Forum|
|ancestry.com||list of Arkansas Message Boards from "arkansas" search|
Societies[edit | edit source]
Arkansas Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 26374
Little Rock, Arkansas 72221
Arkansas Genealogy and Historical Societies at ArkansasGenealogy. a list of Arkansas Societies with links to their websites