Library of Congress 50,000 Bibliographic Sources

This record collection in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE) consists of a list of genealogical publications and local history titles in the Library of Congress that have been cataloged since 1969. Virtually all recent U.S. local histories and many family histories are referenced in this record collection. In addition, Ancestry has included references to some 23,000 sources that provide transcriptions of original records, such as birth, marriage and death records.

You can search this record collection for First and Last Name, Any Event, or Keyword. You can do a Keyword search for any word appearing in the item description of a book, including Title, Author, Publisher, Description, Notes, and Subjects.

TITLE: The Halls of Muddy Creek /
AUTHOR(S): Akers, Carmel L. (Carmel Lee), 1931- (Main)
PUBLISHED: Grethel, Ky. (HC77, Box 2615, Grethel, Ky. 41631): Mud Creek Heritage Publishers, c1987.
DESCRIPTION: 2 v. (viii, 2009, 30 p.): ill., ports. ; 29 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliography and index.
SUBJECTS: Hall family.
LC CALL NO.: CS71.H1771987a
DEWEY CLASS NO.: 929/.2/0973 ED: 20
LCCN: 89-113613

If you find an item of interest while using this record collection, you can search for that item in That search will reveal the libraries closest to your geographic location that own that item. To locate this record collection in Ancestry LE (case does not matter):


The following search will likely reveal items of interest to persons with metro-area ancestors

ANY EVENT Missouri, USA (Exact to this place)
KEYWORD “St. Louis” (Exact)   71 hits

You can also search for genealogical materials associated with a particular state:

KEYWORD Kentucky   361 hits
KEYWORD Missouri   201 hits
KEYWORD Illinois   183 hits
KEYWORD Nevada   4 hits

Likewise, you can search for genealogical materials associated with a foreign country:

KEYWORD England   1,630 hits
KEYWORD Canada   551 hits
KEYWORD Germany   381 hits
KEYWORD Scotland   366 hits
KEYWORD France   128 hits

You can also search for publications featuring a type of genealogical record:

KEYWORD “ports.”   3,525 hits   Note: abbreviation for portraits.
KEYWORD “coat of arms”   482 hits
KEYWORD “Civil War”   238 hits
KEYWORD mortality   175 hits
KEYWORD obituaries   146 hits
KEYWORD regiment   74 hits
KEYWORD medical   31 hits

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