The study of family ancestries and histories
- National Archives: Genealogists/Family Historians
- A great starting place for genealogical research, how-to tips for beginners and experts, links to primary sources world-wide, and databases of family trees.
- National Archives: State Archives
- Genealogists may need to get information from state archives and historical societies. Here is contact information as of January, 2006
- Cyndi’s List
- A categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet, 261,000+ links for family history! (as of 9/1/06)
- State Historical Society of Iowa
- A main repository of Iowa historical and genealogical information.
- Society of American Archivists
- Organizations, associations and groups related to or of interest to the archival profession.