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Antique photo albums

- The Hummelstown Sun on microfilm (1877-Present)

- Census on microfilm

- Egles Notes and Queries

- Family histories - published and unpublished

- Pennsylvania Archives

- Bates 5 volume Civil War

- Early Dauphin County Orphan Court records

- Cemetery records

- Local church records (marriages, deaths, baptisms)

- Local funeral director records

Library Research Materials include:

List of Surnames Research Request

Other online research materials:


Heritage Quest is an online database of more than 7.5 million genealogical resources. Materials include published genealogies, local histories, cemetery lists, etc.


*Note - you must have a Dauphin County Library Card to access this database. If you do not have one, stop by the William H. and Marion C. Alexander Family Library at 200 West Second Street or calling 717-566-0949

Antique photo albums II natlarchives

An online research guide for begninning your genealogy research. Includes Immigration Records, Military Records, and Census Records. Provided by the National Archives.

Cyndi's List - A wealth of PA Genealogy links


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