Used books are a genealogist’s delight. This book has been on my radar for some time and while I’ve seen copies of it and used it before, I finally found one on Amazon.com that was a little easier on the budget. It should be particularly helpful now that I know where the majority of my German ancestors were from.
- Ancestors in German Archives: A Guide to Family History Sources by Raymond S. Wright
Back when I really only had one German area of concentration (Ostfriesland), I wasn’t quite as inclined to “take the plunge.” But now that I’ve identified where some of my other Germans are from, it’s time to expand my library. We’ll be writing about it more once it arrives. My copy is used–but that’s not a problem for me.
Those just starting their German research may wish to take a look at either of these two recent publications (they are still in print and easier on the budget than Wright’s book):