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Nevada: Local History & Genealogy Resource Guide

Print Resources

Introduction (Print Resources)

To find additional library materials on this topic, use authorized subject headings to browse in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Suggested linked subject browses are listed below:

Also try searching by town or county name to see a list of subject headings for matching communities, such as:

The following selected titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

African American History

Architecture and Historic Buildings

Ethnic Groups

Guides and Handbooks for State Research


Journals provide a scholarly perspective on a wide range of topics. Look for communities, events, families, and themes relevant to your ancestors time, place, and activities.

Land Records

Statewide guidebooks explain the variety and importance of land records to local history and genealogical research.

Military History

Native American History

State/Territory History