German Research

Materials Available for German Family History Research in the SSGHS Library.

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Additional materials on Germany and German Research can be found in the Pamphlet File.

943 A-BAX In search of your German roots / by Angus Baxter. — United Germany edition. — Baltimore , MD : Gen Pub Co, 1991. 116 p   index paper
943 A-BRA Germanic genealogy : a guide to worldwide sources and migration patterns / by Edward R. Brandt, et al. — Second edition. — St. Paul , MN : Germanic Genealogy Society, 1997.  517 p  index
943 A-DEA German researcher how to get the most out of an LDS Family history center / by Fay Dearden and Douglas Dearden. — Fourth edition — Plymouth , MN : Family Tree Press, 1998.  80 p  maps  illus
943 A-HAL Atlantic bridge to Germany / by Charles M Hall. — Logan , UT : Everton Pub, 1974- . 10 vols  indexes  maps
943 A-HAM Hamburg passenger lists . — Salt Lake City : Geneal Dept of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1976. 25 p  photocopy
943 A-JEN German reference and research tools / by Larry O. Jensen. — Pleasant Grove, UT : the author, nd. c. 100p
943 A-JEN Genealogical handbook of German Research / by Larry O. Jensen. — Revised edition. — Pleasant Grove, UT : the author, 1978. 205p  paper
943 A-JOH Bibliography & source materials for researching German-speaking ancestry / by Arta F. Johnson. — Columbus , OH : The Copy Shops, 1982. 92 p  paper
943 A-KON German family research made simple / by J. Konrad. — 2nd ed. — Munroe Falls , OH : Summit Publ., 1977. 103 p  paper  maps
943 A-RIE German research companion / by Shirley J. Riemer. — Sacramento , CA : Lorelei Press, 1997. 646 p  index  paper
943 A-SME Finding your German ancestors / by Ronald M Smelser. — Salt Lake City , UT : Ancestry, 1991. 33 p  illus  maps  paper
943 A-SMI Writing to Germany a guide to correspondence with German sources / by Kenneth L. Smith. — sl : the author, 1984. 19p  paper
943 A-THO Address book for Germanic genealogy / by Ernest Thode. — fourth edition. — Baltimore : Gen Pub Co, 1991. 218 p  maps  paper
943 A-WEL Tracing your German roots / by Maralyn A Wellauer. — Milwaukee , WI : the author, 1978. 88 p  illus  maps  paper
943 A-WEL Record keeping and archives in West Germany / by Maralyn A. Wellauer. — Milwaukee , WI : Roots International, 1987. 54 p  paper
943 A-WEL German immigration to America in the nineteenth century: a genealogist’s guide / by Maralyn A. Wellauer. — Milwaukee , WI : Roots International, 1985.  87 p  illus  paper
943 A-WEL Family history research in the German Democratic Republic / by Maralyn A. Wellauer. — Milwaukee : Roots International, 1987. 49p paper
943 D-BUR Eighteenth century emigrants from German- speaking lands to North America : v 1 : the northern Kraichgau / by Annette Kunselman Burgert . — Breinigsville , PA : Pa German Soc, 1983.
943 D-BUR Eighteenth century emigrants from German speaking lands to North America : v II : the Western Palatinate / by Annette Kunselamn Burgert . — Birdsboro , PA : PA German Soc, 1985.
943 D-DEW East Friesen roots / compiled by Kenneth H DeWall. — Bethalto , Il : Ostfriesen Ancestral Research Assn, 1986. 90 p  paper
943 D-PRI Dutch and German ships passenger lists 1846 – 1856 / by Edward Prins. — sl : sn, 1972. 2 vols   paper
943 D-SCH Wuerttemberg emigration index / by Trudy Schenk, Ruth Froelke, & Inge Bork. — Salt Lake City , UT : Ancestry Inc. 1986 – . 6 vols
943 D-VER Verzeichnis der Postleitzahler . — sl : Deutsch Bundespost, 1977. 347 p  paper
943 D-ZIM German immigrants- list of passengers bound from Bremen to New York , 1855-1862 / comp by Gary J Zimmerman & Marion Wolfert. — Baltimore : Gen Publishing Co, Inc, 4 volumes
943 FAM Family history research in Germany . — Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania : The Videohouse (TVI), 1993. VHS video       NTSC, 53 minutes
943 H-ANU East Prussians from Russia / by Michael J. Anuta. — Menominee , MI : sn, 1979.   212 p  plus 1-31  illus (also included is a supplement of 32 p)
943 H-CHR Chronik der Kirchengemeinde Pronstorf . — Hamburg , GE : Alwine Seyfarth-Blose, 1984. 96 p : illus  maps  photocopy
943 H-CON Concentration Camp Dachau 1933-1945 . — Munich , GE : Comite International de Dachau, 1978. 229p   photos  illus
943 H-GER German cultural history from 1860 to the present day. — Munich , GE : Nymphenburger Verlagsbuchhandlung GmbH, 1983. 247 p illus paper Updated edition of Deutsch Kulturgeschichte der
943 H-KOC History of Prussia / by H. W. Koch. — New York : Dorset Press,1978. 326 p    maps   index
943 H-MEI Age of German Liberation 1795-1815 / by Friedrich Meinecke. — Berkeley , CA : Univ of California Press, 1977. 131 p  paper
943 H-OTT Burgen am Rhein / by Walther Ottendorff-Simrock. — Bonn : Wilhelm Stollfuss Verlag, nd. 83 p  illus  map  paper
943 H-RIT Dingden land und menschen bis zur Gegenwart / by Wilhelm Ritte. — Dingden, GG : Heimatverein Dingden, 1977. 136p  photos paper (German) English title Dingden
943 P-GER Germanic genealogist . — Torrance , CA : Augustan Society, 1974- . periodical
943 P-GER German genealogical digest . — Pleasant Grove, UT : Jensen Publications, 1985- . periodical
943 P-GER German American genealogy . — Burbank , CA : Immigrant Genealogical Society , 1982(?)- . Periodical
943 T-ATL Atlas of the German empire – 1892 . — Bountiful , UT : Thomsen’s Genealogical Center, 1989. 110 p plus 1-30 maps index
943 T-ESS ESSO Autoatlas Bundesrepublik Deutschland . — Berlin : RV Reise-und Verkehrsverlag GmbH, nd. includes gazetteer and city maps
943 T-INT InterRent Europcar autovermietung . — Berlin : Reiser-und Verkehrsverlag, nd. 141 p  index  paper Travel atlas of Fed. Rep ofGermany , Denmark ,
943 T-JRO J R O Strassen Atlas Deutschland Europa . — Munich , GE : J R O Verlag, nd. 67 p   index
943 T-MIC Michelin Germany , West Germany and Berlin . — London : Michelin Tyre Co., 1978. 272 p  maps  illus  index  paper
943 T-THO Atlas for Germanic genealogy / by Ernest Thode. — sl : Heritage House, 1982. 61 p  maps  paper
943 T-WRI Meyers ort- und verkehrs-lexikon des Deutschen Reichs / by Raymond S. Wright III. — Baltimore , MD : Genealogical Pub Co, 2000. 3 vols
943 Z-BEN If I can you can decipher Germanic records / by Edna M. Bentz. — sl : the author, 1983. 78 p  paper
943 Z-DUF German for beginners / by Charles Duff and Paul Stamford. — New York : Barnes & Noble, 1960. 359 p  paper
943 Z-GOE Modern course in German / by C.R. Goedsche, Sten Flygt, and Meno Spann. — Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1947. 424 p  index
943 Z-JAC German made simple / by Eugene Jackson and Adolph Geiger. — New York : Doubleday & Co., 1965. 192 p  paper
943 Z-JOH Guide to the spelling and pronunciation of German names / by Arta F. Johnson. — Columbus , OH : The Copy Shop, 1981. 52 p index  paper
943 Z-JOH How to read German church records without knowing much German / by Arta F. Johnson. — Columbus , OH : The Copy Shop, 1980. 48 p  paper
943 Z-KLA Langenscheidt’s German-English, English-German dictionary / by E. Klatt and G. Golzer. — New York : Washington Square Press, 1952. 526 p  paper
943 Z-LOH Student’s laboratory manual for German : a structural approach / by Walter F. W. Lohnes and F.W. Strottmann. — New York : W.W. Norton, 1970. 104 p  paper
943 Z-SUE Central European genealogical terminology / by Jared H. Suess. — Logan , UT : Everton Pub, 1978. 168 p   maps    paper
943 Z-THO German-English genealogical dictionary / by Ernest Thode. — Baltimore : Gen Pub Co, 1992. 286 p  illus  paper
943 Z-WES Junior classic German dictionary German-English and English-German / by J. E. Wessely. — Chicago : Follett Pub Co, 1937. 224 p
943 Z-WIT Witter’s Deutsch-Englische Schreibe-und Lese- fibel fur Amerikanische Freischulen. — Indianapolis , IN : Indiana German Heritage Soc, 1987.   95p  illus  paper
943.09494 D-DIE Schweizer Einwanderer in den Kraichgau nach dem Dreissigjahrigen Krieg / edited by Karl Diefenbacher. — Stuttgart , GE : Verein fur Familien- und Wappenkunde, 1983.   296 p  paper
943.17 H-DIE Die Pommern : ihr land und ihr schicksal. — Luebeck, GE : Pommersche Landsmannschaft, 1985. 305 p  photos  illus  maps
943.17 P-DIE Die Pommerschen Leute. — Oshkosh , WI : Myron Gruenwald, 1980. Periodical      Looseleaf binder
943.17 D-BAH Pommersche Familiennamen / by Hans Bahlow. — Neustadt, Ge : Verlag Degener & Co, 1982. 99 p
943.2 H-CRU Cruise the Elbe : Hamburg , Prague , & Berlin . — sl : KD Cruise-line, nd. 109p  illus  paper
943.43 H-KNI Early eighteenth century Palatine emigration / by Walter Allen Knittle. — Baltimore : Geneal Publishing Co, 1965. 320 p : index
943.43 D-KRE Emigrants from the Palatinate to the American colonies in the 18th century / by Friedrich Krebs. — Norristown , PA : Pa German Society, 1953.  32 p  paper
943.43 D-HAL Palatine pamphlet / by Charles M. Hall. — sl : sn, nd. c 17 p  paper
943.43 P-PAL Palatine immigrant . — sl : Palatines to America , 1975- . periodical
943.43 P-LOS Lost Palatine genealogy and culture of America ‘ s Rhine Valley immigrants. — Estero , FL : Gail Breitbard, nd.    Oversize periodical
943.43 D-HAC Kurpfalzische Auswanderer von untern Neckar / by Werner Hacker. — Stuttgart , GE : Konrad Thiess Verlag GmbH, 1983. 208 p illus  maps  in German lang.  18th century
943.46 D-JUNG Familienbuch der Katholischen Parre  St Herbertus Nonnweiler fur die Zeit von 1679 bis 1820 / by Rudi Jung. — Nonnweiler, GE : Verein fur Heimatkunde Nonnweiler, 1986.
943.5 H-STU Die Heidmark / by Hans Stuhlmacher. — Walsrode, GE : Verlag Louis Scheling, 1976.  In German language. 787 p  illus  map   Lists of families in a local
943.5 A-HAN Handbook for family research in Schleiswig- Holstein / ed by Jergen Marwitz. — first draft. — Waitztr, GE: Institut fuer Regionale Forschung und Information, 1989. c 87 p maps paper incl
973.0943 ADA German-Americans   an ethnic experience / by Willi Paul Adams. — American edition. — Indianapois , IN : Max Kade GermanAmerican Center (IN U/Perdue U), 1993. Trans & adapt by
973.0943 AME Americans and Germans, a handy reader and reference book. — Munich , GE : Verlag Moos & Partner, 1986. 221 p  illus  maps index  paper
973.0943 AME American Historical Society of Germans from Russia 14th International convention Lincoln , NE June 14-19, 1983. — Lincoln , NE : American Hist Soc of Germans from Russia , 1983.  80 p  illus
973.0943 AME American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Fifteenth International Convention Regina , Saskatchewan June 26-July 1, 1984. — Lincoln , NE : American Hist Soc of Germans from Russia , 1984.
973.0943 BIT Germans in Colonial times / by Lucy F Bittinger. — Bowie , MD : Heritage Books, 1986. 314 p  map  index  paper
973.0943 CLU Clues . — Lincoln NE : American Historical Society of Germans from Russia , 1979- . periodical
973.0943 CON Conference syllabus Palatines to America annual meeting 1987. — sl : sn, 1987. 26 p  paper   biblio
973.0943 CRA German immigrants from the Pfalz / by Robert D Craig. — sl : sn, 1962 17 p  index  paper
973.0943 DER Der Blumenbaum . — Sacramento , CA : Sacramento German Genealogy Society, 1983- . Periodical
973.0943 EEL German allied troops in the North American War of Independence, 1776-1783 / trans. from the German of Max von Eelking, by J.G. Rosengarten. — Baltimore : Gen Pub Co, 1969. 360 p index
973.0943 GER German connection . — San Diego , CA : German Research Association, 1976- .  paper  looseleaf binder periodical
973.0943 GER Germans to America : a list of passengers arriving at U.S. ports / edited by Ira A. Glazier and P. William Filby. — Wilmington , DE : Scholarly Resources, 1988. Part 1 (Vols 1-23)
973.0943 GER Passenger and immigration lists : Germans to America , 1875-1888. — Family Archives. — sl : Broderbund, 1999. CD
973.0943 GER Germans to America 1850-1874 . — Family Archives. — sl : Broderbund, 2003. 1 CD
973.0943 GRU By the content of their character / by Myron Gruenwald. — Oshkosh , WI : Die Pommerschen Leute, 1986 77 p  map  paper
973.0943 HAY Bibliography of the AHSGR Archives and Historical Library Greeley, Colorado / compiled by Emma Haynes et al. — 1981 ed. — Lincoln, NE : American Historical Society of Germans from
973.0943 OTT Illinois German-American Genealogical Sources / ed by Ronald L. Otto. — Quincy, IL : IL chapter, Palatines to America, 1990 – . 2 vols  paper
973.0943 PAL Palatines to America  Illinois chapter newsletter. — Quincy, IL : Palataines to America, IL chapter, 1981 – .
973.0943 PAU 300 Jahre Pfalzer in Amerika / by Roland Paul. — Pfalz, GE : Pfalzische Verlagsanstalt Landau, 1984. 222 p  illus  paper   in German and English lang.
973.0943 SCH East Friesens in America an illustrated history of their colonies to the present time / by George Schnucker   translated by Kenneth DeWall. — Topeka, KS : Jostens Printing & Publishing, 1986.
973.0943 SCH East Friesens in America an illustrated history of their colonies to the present time / by George Schnucker   translated by Kenneth DeWall. — Topeka, KS : Jostens Printing & Publishing, 1986.
973.0943 SIM True and authentic register of persons … who in the year 1709 … journeyed from Germany to America / by Ulrich Simmendinger. — Baltimore : Gen Pub Co, 1962.  20 p  paper
973.0943 TOT Roots in the Rhineland / by Christine M. Totten. — New York : German Information Center, 1983. 80 p  index  paper
973.0943 WIT Wittekindsland volume 2  Emigrants to America from Herford, Hiddenhausen and Vlotha in the nineteenth century. — Herford, W. Germany : Kreisheimatverein Herford, 1989.
973.0943 YEA Yearbook of German-American studies . — Lawrence, KS : University of Kansas, 1966- .  Library has vols 18-24 (1983-1989) & 38 (2003)
973.0943 ZUC Forty-Eighters political refugees of the German revolution of 1848 / edited by A E Zucker. — New York : Columbia University Press, 1950. 379 p  index   includes biographical dictionary