Bibliography of References by Topic

Selected Bibliography
for Washtenaw County Research

Family Records from Bibles in the Ypsilanti Historical Society Museum. Comp. Doris Milliman. Ypsilanti: Ypsilanti Chapter NSDAR. [GSWC 977.435 Ypsi]

Inventory of the Church Archives of Michigan. Lansing: WPA, Michigan Historical Records Survey.

Vital Records of First Baptist Church of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan. Extracted by Helen Elizabeth Burton-Beman and Mrs. A. C. Garnett of the Sarah Caswell Angell Chapter, NSDAR. Ann Arbor: Michigan State Historical Society, 1928. (typescript) [L/M Bx6480.A5 V58 1928; microfilm F574.A6 E372 1957a]

Ann Arbor City Directory. Detroit: R. L. Polk & Co. [AADL R977.4 Po 1860-1995] [EMU F574.A6 1927-1941] [GSWC 977.435 An 1909-1947] [L/M microfilm UMI LH5296 1886, 1909]

Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti City Directory. New York/Detroit: R. L. Polk & Co. [AADL R977.4 Po 1927-1942] [EMU F574.A6 1927-1941] [GSWC 1927-1939]

Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Washtenaw County Directory. New York/Detroit: R. L. Polk & Co. [AADL R977.4 Po 1888-1826] [EMU F574.A6] [GSWC 977.435 An 1910-1926] [L/M microfilm UMI LH5297 1914]

Glen V. Mills' Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Directory, 1899. Glen V. Mills. Ann Arbor: Inland Press, 1899 [L/M microfiche UMI LH5298]

Washtenaw County Directory. Manitowoc, WI: Johnson Publishing Co., 1945. [AADL R977.435 Wa]

Washtenaw County Phone Directory. 1921-1947. [AADL]

Washtenaw County Rural Directory. Manitowoc, WI: Johnson Publishing Co., 1941. [AADL R977.435 Wa]

Ypsilanti City Directory. New York/Detroit: R. L. Polk & Co. (not published 1992-95) [AADL R977.4 Po 1943-91] [EMU F574.A6 1943-88] [GSWC 1901]

Cyclopedia of Michigan: Historical and Biographical, Comprising a Synopsis of General History of the State and Biographical Sketches of Men. Detroit: William Publishing & Engraving Co., 1890. [AADL R977.4 Cy]

History of Washtenaw County Michigan. Chicago: Charles C. Chapman, 1881. Reprinted with indexes, Ann Arbor: Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, 1990. [Available from GSWC] [AADL R977.435 Hi] [DDL R977 WA] [GSWC 977.435 A Ch] [MPL LH&G 977.435 His] [CDL R977.435 His] [SDL R977.4 His] [TDL R977.4 His Local His] [YDL RMC 97.435 His]
Index of the History of Washtenaw County Michigan Published by Charles A. Chapman & Company, 1881. Comp. Louis William Doll and Geneva Smithe. Ann Arbor: 1948. [GSWC Index 977.435 A Chapman.x]

Michigan Biographical Index. Loomis. [Reference copies available at Library of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library, and Salt Lake City LDS Library]

Michigan Through the Centuries. Volumes 3-4, Family and Personal History. Willis Frederick Dunbar. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1955. (Indexed) [AADL R977.4 Mi] [CDL 977.4 Dun]

Past and Present of Washtenaw County, Michigan. Samuel W. Beakes. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing, 1906. [AADL R977.435 Be] [DDL LH] [D/B] [EMU F572.W3 B3] [GSWC 977.435 A Beakes] [L/M F572.W3 B3; microfilm UMI LH5011] [MPL LH&G 977.435 Bea] [CDL LH 977.4] [SDL R977.435 Bea] [TPL qR977.4 Beakes] [YDL MC 977.435 Be]
Index to Past and Present of Washtenaw County, Michigan. Ann Arbor?: Keziah Cooley Goss Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1948-49. [AADL R977.435 Be] [GSWC 977.435 A]

Portrait and Biographical Album of Washtenaw County, Michigan. Chicago: Biographical Publishing Co., 1891. [AADL R977.435 PO] [GSWC 977.435 Por] [CDL LH]
Index of Names of Individuals and Families to be Found in Portrait and Biographical Album of Washtenaw County, Michigan. Louis S. White. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Historical Collections, 1942. [AADL R997.435 PO]

"Preliminary Index of 1700+ Names Found in Data from Augusta Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan from 1827 through 1900". (typewritten mss.) David Strong Flower. Ann Arbor: 1986. [GSWC 977.435 Augusta]

Washtenaw County, An Illustrated History. Ruth Bordin. US:Windsor Publications, Inc., 1988. [AADL R977.435 Bo] [D/B] [GSWC 977.435 A Bordin] [CDL 977.435 Bor] [NPL 977.435 Bor Ov] [SDL 977.435 Bor Ov]

Washtenaw County, Michigan, Relatives. Terry Stollsteimer. Ann Arbor, 1993. (2 vols.) [Available from GSWC] [GSWC 977.435 A Stollsteimer] [MPL LH&G 929.3 Sto]

Michigan Gazetteer. Wilmington, Delaware: American Historical Publications, 1991. [MPL LH&G R917.3 Mic]

Michigan Gazetteer. Polk. (Years: 1921-22, 1927-28, 1931-32) [AADL R97.4 Mi]

Michigan Place Names. Walter Romig, L.H.D. Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1986. [MPL LH&G R929.4] [NTAL 977.4 Romig]

Names on the Land. George R. Stewart. New York: Random House, 1945. [MPL LH&G 929.4 STE]

Checklist of Printed Maps of the Middle West to 1900. Robert W. Karrow. Chicago: Newberry Library.

The Encyclopedia of Michigan , 2nd edition, a volume of The Encyclopedia of the United States. New York: Somerset Publishers, 1981. [DDL R977.4] [NTAL 977.4 Enc]

Michigan Bibliography. (Vol. 1) Floyd Benjamin Streeter. Lansing: Michigan Historical Commission, 1921. [AADL R977.4 MI]

Michigan Genealogy Sources & Resources, 2nd edition. Carol McGinnis. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005. [AADL R 929.107 McG, 929.107 McG] [ACPL 977.4 MI75MA] [Bentley EX 7 M145 M624 2005] [CDL ISBN 0806317558] [D/B 929.1072 M175m][DDL ISBN 0806317558] [EMU F565 .M29x 2005] [GSWC 977.4 A McGinnis] [L/M F565 .M34 2005] [MDL ISBN 0806317558] [NTAL ISBN 0806317558] [TPL R 929.1072 Mac] [YDL REF 929.1 McG]

Migrations To-From Canada. Marion Keffer. Ann Arbor:Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, 1982. [GSWC]
Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Magazine,
Cumulative Index

Volumes 1-10. Detroit:DSGR, ca 1950. [TPL qR977.4]
Volumes 11-15. Detroit:DSGR, 1955. [TPL qR977.4]
Volumes 16-20. Detroit:DSGR, 1959. [TPL qR977.4 Det]
Volumes 21-25. Detroit:DSGR, 1964. [TPL qR977.4]
Volumes 26-30. Detroit:DSGR, 1968. [TPL qR977.4 Det]
Volumes 31-35. Detroit:DSGR, 1968. [TPL qR977.4 Det]
Volume 36. Detroit:DSGR, 1973. [TPL qR977.4 Det]
Volume 37. Detroit:DSGR, 1974. [TPL qR977.4 Det]
Volume 38. Detroit:DSGR, 1975. [TPL qR977.4 Det]

Directory of Historical Collections and Societies in Michigan. Ed. Wystan Stevens. Ann Arbor: Historical Society of Michigan, 1973. [CDL LH] [DDL LH]

Family History Capers. Quarterly of the Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, Michigan, Inc. [Available from GSWC, includes index starting with volume 8] [AADL] [D/B] [GSWC]
Subject and Name Index, Volume 5, 1981-1982. compiled by Nancy Krohn and Helen Litzinger. GSWC, 1996. [Available from GSWC]
Subject and Name Index, Volume 6, 1982-1983. compiled by Nancy Krohn and Helen Litzinger. GSWC, 1996. [Available from GSWC]
Subject and Name Index, Volume 7, 1983-1984. compiled by Nancy Krohn and Helen Litzinger. GSWC, 1996. [Available from GSWC]

Michigan Pioneer & Historical Collections. Volumes 1-40 and Index for 1-30. Lansing: Michigan Historical Commission, 1929-1977. [AADL R977.4 MI]

Index to Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, Volumes I-XV. Board of State Auditors. Lansing: Robert Smith Printing, 1904. [TPL qR977.4 Ind]
Index to Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, Volumes 16-30, 1890-1906. Board of State Auditors. Lansing:Wynkoop, Hallenbeck, Crawford Co., 1907. [TPL qR977.4]

The Preserver. Newsletter of the Saline Area Historical Society. [SDL R977.4 Pre]

Washtenaw County, Michigan, Excerpts from the Michigan Historical Collections, v. 1-28, 1874-1900 Published by the Michigan Historical Commission, 1877-1929. Selected by Michigan State Library. Lansing.

Washtenaw Impressions. Newsletter of the Washtenaw County Historical Society. [AADL R977.435 Wa 1943-58, bound] [GSWC, since 1986] [MPL LH&G, since 1978] [SDL R977.435 Was]

LAND, COURT & VOTING RECORDS Landsmen of Washtenaw County, Michigan. Paul R. Peck. ca 1985. (First purchasers of federal lands by section and township with index.) [GSWC; LofM] [GSWC 977.435 A Peck]

Probate Records, Washtenaw County Michigan Court House, April 1827 - November 1832. (typwritten mss., index). [GSWC 997.4 Wa]

Registration of Electors From 1911 to 1944. Village of Milan. [MPL LH&G]

LEGEND AADL = Ann Arbor District Library
CDL = Chelsea District Library
D/B = Detroit Public Library Burton Historical Collection
DDL = Dexter District Library
EMU = Eastern Michigan University Library
GSWC = Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County Library
L/M = Library of Michigan
MDL = Manchester District Library
SDL = Saline District Library
TPL = Toledo Lucas County Public Library
YDL = Ypsilanti District Library
Updated 6/8/22 SLB; 1/22/23 SLB