RISE Genealogy

These are some of the websites mentioned in our RISE Genealogy Discovery Series.

Alberta Family History Society - a genealogy society in Calgary, they are not just concerned with Alberta genealogy, but with worldwide genealogy

Allen County Public Library - this library holds one of the largest genealogy collections in the U.S.

AMICUS - this is the catalogue at Library and Archives Canada

Canadian Genealogy Centre -The Government of Canada website for Genealogy

Calgary Public History Blog - excellent information and background on history of the City of Calgary, but also some surrounding areas.

CalgaryPublic Library - use their catalogue for searching really unusual genealogy titles

CyndisList - this is a very well researched and very extensive website of genealogy links

Family Search - better known as the LDS or Mormon site for genealogy - databases, IGI, family histories

Galt Museum - the Galt Museum is located in Lethbridge and has some fabulous photos of Lethbridge and area

Lethbridge Public Library - the Senator Buchanan room is filled with some great genealogical material!

Our Future Our Past
- excellent Alberta website, searchable community local histories - for example the entire Wheat Country (Vulcan) book is on this website in digital format.

Rootsweb
- recognized world-wide as the best source for social networking with fellow genealogists.

TAL Online -  order hard to find genealogical materials through this Alberta Library website (ask for help at your library)

University of Calgary - also some great genealogical resources available here. Research them on the library catalogue.

University of Lethbridge - links to library books, newspapers, atlases, and digital resources of interest to genealogists.