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Research Guides

The Special Collections Division has created the research guides below to aid in research of popular topics. Each research guide lists both book and electronic resources. To view a PDF on the web, your computer must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader application installed.

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Collection TitlePDF
Akron's Neighborhoods
Cemeteries of Summit County
DNA Genetic Genealogy Quick Resource
Family History for Kids & Teens
Getting Started in Family History
House History Research
Local History Resources
Map and Atlas Resources in Summit County
Ohio and Erie Canal Resources
Pennsylvania Archives
Preserving Family Treasures
Researching Ohio Adoptions
Summit County Death Records 1866-1908