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Nichols Library does have some great Alabama research but we have books, documents, newsletters, microfilm that go far beyond the state of Alabama.
I'm a 'transplant' to northeast Alabama. When I joined the NEAGS, I did not expect to find a great deal of data on my family because I have NEVER found anyone in my ancestry from the Alabama or that were here even for a little while.
I love coming to our Nichols Library. It's such a pretty building with beautiful paneling and double fireplaces. It's a pleasing place to quietly work on your research (wifi available).
I was delighted when I found the a book on Virginia genealogy & history. It's one not found in every library. Then I found a great Kentucky source, a wonderful Tennessee source, North Carolina and … and … I haven't remotely touched all the aspects of our library
So when reviewing “The Smith Papers” for the Book of the Month - June 2012 was I surprised to find the compilers, Mary & Martin (Sims) “To Our Readers” section of No. 17, Fall 1985 that “work … has slowed down ... [to] finish the 1870 census for Daviess Co., MO.” My genealogy antenna zinged since I have family in adjacent counties!
Now I'm wondering what I missed in the genealogy library & active genealogical society that I ignored for so many years when I lived in another state. Drat!
Periodically a review features a book from the Nichols Memorial Library. All books are available on-site for your research. See top menu!