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The German Research Companion

Revised, Updated & Expanded Third Edition 




ISBN: 0-9656761-6-1


Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., Prof. em

Shirley J. Riemer

Jennifer A. Anderson


  • 706 total pages, including front matter and index

  • Size: 8 1/2" X 5 1/4"

  • Perfect binding


Lorelei Press

Sacramento, California


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The long-awaited revised third edition of The German Research Companion is now available. Often referred to as "the bible of German family history," The German Research Companion provides an exceptionally wide range of helpful information on hundreds of topics related to German research, all thoroughly indexed for easy reference. It is intended to accompany the German family historian on trips to libraries, archives, and workshops.

The German Reseach Companion contains details on hundreds of topics, including archive addresses; book, microfilm, and microfiche numbers; gazetteers; churchbooks and inventories; chronologies; German indexes of family history information; German, Latin, and French genealogy vocabularies; glossaries, numerous German genealogical resources; abbreviation keys; military resource lists; special libraries; German correspondence aids; passenger arrival and departure records; help with the old German script; resource lists; German-focused libraries and collections; special directories, and much, much more.

The German Research Companion is written entirely in English. You will not require knowledge of the German language to benefit from this book. All German words and phrases contained in The German Research Companionare either translated or explained in English.


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