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Genealogy

Drop In Genealogy Assistance

All Ages
3rd Wednesday
5:00 - 6:00 pm
4th floor, Study Room A

Discuss your current genealogy goals and learn how the Frisco Public Library's resources can help you with those goals.

Event Dates:

  • January 18, 2017
  • February 15, 2017
  • March 15, 2017
  • May 17, 2017
  • June 21, 2017
  • July 19, 2017
  • August 16, 2017

 

Summary: 
All Ages

Genealogy Research Databases

Genealogy

Ancestry.com

Historical records, photos, stories, and more, for your genealogy research. Available in the library only.

Family Search

Extensive genealogy records and tutorials provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Heritage Quest

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogy sources.

History & Geography

Facts on File: History

Ancient and Medieval History, World History, and American History.

Gale Library of Daily Life: American Civil War

Political, economic, and cultural life during the war presented in first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature.

Handbook of Texas

Texas history, geography, and culture gathered by the Texas State Historical Association.

Texas Historical Newspapers

Newspapers published between 1813 and 1922. Covers more than 100 years of the Lone Star State's people and history in 18 towns and cities.

The Portal to Texas History

This resource includes local Frisco history from 1902-1976. Also research Texas history by accessing the collection of rare, historical, and primary resources.

UXL American Decades

20th Century events and social history from 1900 to 1999.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geological Features

Physical and geological aspects of the earth's landforms and major geological events associated with them.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life

Cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americans, and Africa. Covers history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues by continent.

Research

America's Newspapers

Search for articles in newspapers, news magazines, and historical Texas newspapers.

Gale Legal Forms

Access a wide selection of legal forms and legal information resources.

Handbook of Texas

Texas history, geography, and culture gathered by the Texas State Historical Association.

MasterFILE Premier

Magazines, books, and primary source documents and with photos, maps, flags, and more.

Newspaper Source

National and international newspapers including USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, as well as hundreds of regional newspapers.

Texas Reference Center

Journals, books, and newspapers about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden, and sports & leisure.

TexShare Databases

TexShare collection of over 60 databases for research, genealogy, history, science, technology, business, health, medicine, and literature.
Call 972-292-5669 for login.

Genealogy Collection

Online Genealogy Classes

Genealogy Questions

Can we help with a genealogy challenge? Fill out this form to request an appointment or ask a genealogy question.

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