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Guides to Using Records

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Despite huge advances in the availability of family history online, paper and microform materials remain vital to family historians. Many collections of records can be confusing. The following guides try to make sense of them:

Guide to African-American Genealogy in Guilford

Guide to Using Land Records

Guide to Using Guilford County Deeds

Guide to Using Census Records

Organization of Genealogical Books at Greensboro Public Library

 Still have questions? Our librarians are here to help. 

Reference desk:  336-335-5430 or email the genealogy librarian here.