Polish Genealogical Research

Polish Museum Library | Chicago Historical Society | IL State Historical Library

St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church

201 Buckbee Street
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 965-3913

Dedicated in 1912

 

Polish Museum of America Library

Home of the Polish Genealogy Society of America

984 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622

Phone: (312) 384-3352 - Fax: (312) 384-3799

Museum hours: Daily -12 noon to 5 p.m.
Library hours: Mon - Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Newspaper collection

Chicago Polish Telephone Directories 1929-1940

800 Polish Parish Albums (jubilee books)

Miecislaus Haiman (encouraged purchase of Panna Maria, TX Church records)

Collection of Family histories, genealogies, and heraldry such as:

Locating the hometown in Poland

Slownik Geograficzny Krolestwo Polskiego - a geographical dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland -15 volumes published at the time of the greatest migrations 1880-1902 (This is also available on microfilm in the LDS library)

Information includes:

Slownik Nazw Geograficznych - research in formerly held German areas, names of towns and villages in recovered western lands of Prussia and Pomerania

Gazetteers

Map collection

Ancestor Index Card File - over 10,000 names submitted

Haller's Army - recruitment application and records of 25,000 Polish volunteers (WWI)

Polish Genealogy Society newsletter as well as newsletters from other Polish Genealogical Societies in California, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Texas, New York, Ohio

Polish Genealogical Society membership applications - Genealogy charts access to 8,000 family names

 

Chicago Historical Society

Clark Street at North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614-6099

Collection of Polish Newspapers

 

Illinois State Historical Library

Springfield, IL

Largest collection of Illinois Newspapers including Polish Dziennik Chicagoski

Polish Directory for the City of Chicago, 1903

 

 

Conrad Sulzer Library

4455 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

(312) 744-7616 Call ahead

Newspapers of North and Northwest Chicago Communities which had some Polish residents

 

Polish Archive

Suwalkius Gubernas
Archiwum Panstwowe
ul. Kosciuszki 69
16-400 Suwalki
Poland - Polska

Polish Research Links

Polish The Polish Genealogy Page - http:⁄⁄polishproject.hypermart.net⁄

Chicago Public Library Polish page - http:⁄⁄www.chipublib.org⁄001hwlc⁄litpolgenealogy.html

Cyndi's Polish Link - http:⁄⁄www.cyndislist.com⁄poland.htm

 

 

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Last updated: Monday, 18-Apr-2005 10:04:12 MDT