Genealogy Collection - Ellsworth Public Library

Description of Collection:

While the focus of The Alvin S. Whitmore Memorial Collection for Genealogy Research in on Hancock County genealogy, our collection also includes materials from across Maine as well as other New England states. We have MOCA records, U. S. Federal Census for Hancock County 1790 - 1930, the only complete microfilm collection of the Ellsworth American, unpublished genealogies, cemetery indexes for Ellsworth and other Hancock County towns, vital records books and CD's of town records for Hancock County towns. A variety of microfilm, microfiche and CD-ROM records are available for the use of visitors to the collection. The papers of the Hancock County Genealogical Society on Hancock County families are unpublished and a continuing work in progress. The collection is complimented by the Maine Reference collection and the Maine non-fiction collection both of which contain many town histories.

Circulation/Access Policy:
The materials in the collection are in library use only with the exception of a few "how-to" books.
Number of Collection Items:
More than 250
Catalog Web Address (if available):
Search Tips:
Using "genealogy" as a "Subject" search will give you a complete list of the items in the collection. For a specific family type the surname and "family " as a subject search.