The collections of the University of Delaware Library (Morris Library) include materials useful to genealogical and historical researchers.
Formats may be online, print, microform, manuscript, or other. Most genealogical materials are located in the following areas:
Most of the titles have call numbers shelved on the Third Floor in these call number areas:
Reference Collection (First Floor)
Special Collections (Second Floor)
Manuscripts, letters, etc., are listed in the Special Collections online finding aids. Due to the rare nature of the materials, researchers must register and follow the departmental policies and procedures. Special Collections is not open on weekends or on most evenings. Materials must be used in the Special Collections Department.
The Microforms Collection (Lower Level, part of the Student Multimedia Design Center)
U.S. Documents Collection (Lower Level and Library Annex)
Map Collection (Lower Level)
Although not aimed at genealogy and family history, the collections of the University of Delaware Library (Morris Library) include materials useful to genealogists and family historians.
This Genealogy Research Guide is provided as a service for genealogists. It presents topics and resources to assist researchers.
The UD Library does not specialize in genealogy and does not have staff responsible for genealogy. Library staff cannot conduct research.
For questions about library resources and holdings, use the Ask the Library service.
For questions about getting research assistance, see the suggestions on the home page of this guide or on the topic/resources pages.