Local Genealogy Research

Local resources for Annapolis, Anne Arundel County and Maryland

  • Maryland Gold Star collection has materials about Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and Maryland. Temporarily held at the Truxal Library at Anne Arundel Community College.
  • Kuethe Library - research center with over 4,000 books, many photographs, maps, CDs, and obituary, bible, and church record collections specific to Anne Arundel County.
  • Anne Arundel County Genealogical Society - promotes genealogical and family history research in Anne Arundel County.
  • Ann Arrundell County Historical Society - collections of books, photographs, documents and artifacts specific to Anne Arundel County.
  • Maryland Land Records - provides up-to-date access to all verified land record instruments in Maryland.
  • Maryland State Archives - a repository for records of state, county and municipal governments, including vital records, maps, and photographs.
  • Maryland State Law Library - The State Law Library, Maryland's oldest law library, features one of the State's most extensive collections of legal and government information resources.
  • Maryland Historical Society - collections online and in their building related to the history of Maryland.  
  • Maryland Archives  - online access to the indices through the Maryland State Archives Vital Records Indexing Project. Provided are county death record indices from 1898-1944, and Baltimore City death record indices 1875-1970.  It costs $25 to order an actual record from the Maryland Archives.   


Discoveries: The Library At The Mall

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
Take a break from your genealogy research to spend time with other passionate family history buffs. On September 25th share your brick wall research problems and on October 23rd share best practices for organizing your documentation. 

Glen Burnie

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
From the first steps in genealogy in September to deeper cuts in October to DNA and genetic genealogy in November, our lunch & learn series runs the gamut. Bring a bag lunch.


Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00am

Join us for a day of genealogy for beginners and experts alike at Odenton! Attend lectures and learn about local institutions that can help you piece together the puzzle of your family history. 


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