Presents historical resources about Upper Arlington provided by partnerships between UAPL and local organizations and individuals. Includes historical maps, Norwester Yearbooks, Norwester Magazines, images, and more.
How do I use this resource?
Features comprehensive genealogical and local history information, with historical records, family trees, research guides, and helpful advice. In-Library use only
Contains genealogical information, including the U.S. Federal Census, searchable books and periodicals on family history and genealogy, the Freedman’s Bank Records Collection, and Revolutionary War era pension records.
Experienced and novice genealogists should check out Heritage Quest Online to help discover their family trees.
Heritage Quest Online has a learning center with video lessons to guide genealogists of all levels through different research topics, like how to find information in courthouse records or newspapers. The PERiodical Source Index Archive, or PERSI, can be used to find relevant articles from genealogy and local history magazines, and Heritage Quest Online has more than 25,000 digitized family and local history books, all of which are searchable by name, place or publication. In addition to searchable Census records, Heritage Quest Online also lets genealogists search Freedman’s Bank records and pension and bounty-land records from the Revolutionary War.
If you are just getting started researching your family tree, check out this valuable resource, along with our Genealogy Research Guide, which includes lists to even more premium resources, recommended internet sites and other materials to help you find information about your family.
Impress your family and friends this holiday season with information about your family tree gleaned from Heritage Quest Online.
Access Heritage Quest Online any time of day with your library card number and PIN. Jump into your family history right away by searching census records as well as other sources like genealogy and local history magazines, family and local history books, Revolutionary War records, and Government reports and documents.
Heritage Quest Online also contains a Learning Center, with video lessons geared toward beginners to advanced searchers, to guide genealogists through different research topics, like how to find information in courthouse records or newspapers.
If you are just getting started researching your family tree, check out our Genealogy Subject Guide, with links and information about other useful and librarian-recommended sources for genealogists.