Library of Michigan
The Library of Michigan is home to a great diversity of local history materials, including: city and county histories, newspaper clippings, vital records, cemetery transcripts, and plat maps that can be accessed during the Library's business hours. A librarian on staff would be happy to find the materials right for you..
Our County Guides provide a list of selected resources from our collections covering each Michigan county.
The Library of Michigan is also a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. Affiliate libraries have privileges to limited-access FamilySearch databases. This material may be accessed on-site at the Library of Michigan.
Contact the Archives of Michigan for information about their collections and services.
View family pedigrees compiled for Michigan governors.
A listing of Michigan genealogical and historical societies, contact information, and links to their sites.
A freely available website founded by the Library of Michigan and the Archives of Michigan. Digital collections, including nearly 1 million Michigan death certificates (1897-1943) from the Library of Michigan's collection, state census records (1827- 1894), Civil War service records, and much more.
Michigan genealogical societies and professional genealogists will provide genealogical research services for a fee.