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Genealogy Collections at MSU Archives & Historical Collections: Home


The purpose of this LibGuide is to familiarize researchers with some of the genealogical resources available at the Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections. Note that this guide is not a comprehensive listing of all the available sources but is intended to be a starting point from which researchers can begin their research according to their specific needs. Finding aids for the collections are available online. 


This LibGuide is based on a research guide compiled by Ed Busch and Susan O'Brien. It was originally created in September 2013 and updated in September 2016 and November 2022.

Content Warning

Language and content in resource descriptions and collections may be biased, harmful, and oppressive due to the historical nature of the content. 

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