Genealogy Resources


The Genealogy Center offers access to a wide array of databases, internet sites and resources to further your research in the following categories:
  • Premium Resources
  • Plano, Texas
  • Collin County
  • Texas
  • United States
  • Genealogy Libraries
  • General

Premium Resources
2 house button 24x24 (Available in library only)     Plano Library Card Required (Plano Library Card Required) 
ancestry 2 house button 24x24 Ancestry Library Edition
Indexes to US, Canada, and UK census; to birth, death, marriage records; immigration, passenger lists, and naturalization records
Dallas Morning News   Dallas Morning News Historical Archive
Historical issues of the Dallas Morning News from 1885 – 1977
fold3 Plano Library Card Required  fold3 (formerly Footnote.com - log in through EBSCOhost)
Primary historical documents and photographs including military, census, and vital records
HistoryGeo  2 house button 24x24
HistoryGeo
Original landowner map books for U. S. counties
JStor2  2 house button 24x24
JSTOR
Database of scholarly journals
TexShareDatabases3  Plano Library Card Required
TexShare
Links to HeritageQuest Online, Texas Digital Sanborn Maps, WorldCat and other genealogy and history databases. Requires login and password - contact library for access


Plano, Texas
GLHTA-Tree-24x24 (Genealogy Center Resource)
Plano Old Map
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Historic Streets of Plano
Digital Image Collection
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Collin County Images
Plano-P
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Plano City Council Meeting Abstracts by Page: 1891 – 1899
Plano-P
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Plano City Council Minutes Index by Name: 1891 – 1899
Plano-P
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Plano City Council Minutes Index 1900 – 1910
Timeline  GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Plano History Timeline
Plano Star Courier  GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Plano Star Courier Name Indexes by Year: 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923
Plano Star Courier
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Plano Star Courier Index June 2003 - December 2011


Collin County
GLHTA-Tree-24x24 (Genealogy Center Resource)
Cemetaries
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Cemeteries of Collin County
Plano Yearbook
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Collin County School Yearbooks - index of in-library holdings
Plano-Telephone
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Collin County Telephone Directories - index of in-library holdings
School-Biographies
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
School Histories Bibliography
Digital Image Collection
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Collin County Images
Collin-County2 
Collin County Clerk’s Genealogy Corner
Collin-County2 

Collin County Historical Commission
Collin-County2

Collin County Historical Commission Historic Assets Survey Map
C-C-Genealogical-Historical-Records3    Collin County Genealogical Historical Records
C-C-Texas-GenWeb    Collin County Texas GenWeb Collin
Collin-County-Genealogical-Society2    Collin County Genealogical Society
Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries2    Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries, Inc.

Texas
GLHTA-Tree-24x24 (Genealogy Center Resource)
Dallas Fort Worth Freeways

DFW Freeways
History of the building of North Texas freeways; events and landmarks
Portal-to-Texas-History2
GLHTA-Tree-24x24
Portal to Texas History
Digitized books, maps, photographs, and newspapers
texas-general-land-office2

Texas General Land Office
Map collection, land grants, research help, and more
Texas-County-Records-available-on-microfilm    Texas County Records
Available on microfilm through Interlibrary Loan request
Texas-Archive-of-the-Moving-Image    Texas Archive of the Moving Image
Texas' film heritage


United States
GLHTA-Tree-24x24 (Genealogy Center Resource)
Minnesota-Discovery-Center

Minnesota Discovery Center
Information about Minnesota's Iron Ranges
Missouri-Digital-Heritage

Missouri Digital Heritage
Missouri State Archives - Birth & Death Records Database, Pre-1910
National-Archives

National Archives and Records Administration
Documents, photographs, and records including census, military service, immigration, land and more
New-England-Historic-Genealogical-Society    New England Historic Genealogical Society
Materials and resources - New England ancestors
Online Searchable Death Indexes Records    Online Searchable Death Indexes and Records
U.S. death indexes and records for all 50 states
Somos-Primos    Somos Primos
Hispanic heritage

Genealogy Libraries
GLHTA-Tree-24x24 (Genealogy Center Resource)
Allen-County-Public-Library-Genealogy-Center

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Fort Wayne, Indiana - large research collection incorporating records from around the word
Dallas-Public-Library

Dallas Public Library
Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division (7th floor)
Genealogy (8th floor)
Denton-Public-Library

Denton Public Library
Marriage, birth, obituary indexes and more
library-of-virginia    Library of Virginia
Virginia history, culture and government
McKinney-Logo    McKinney Public Library
McKinney newspaper birth, engagement, marriage, obituary resources and more

General
General
GLHTA-Tree-24x24 (Genealogy Center Resource)
library_of_congress

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Digital access to historical newspapers from 1880-1922 and information about American newspapers from 1690 - present
Cyndis List

Cyndi’s List
Leads to 291,330+ genealogy sites on the internet
Eastmans Online

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter
Daily newsletter
FamilySearch    Family Search
Family history records, resources and services