Genealogy Collection

The Library's Genealogy Collection features Providence city directories, house directories, family biographies, Arnold's Vital Records and regimental histories of the Civil War.

The Library subscribes to the following databases:

Ancestry Library Edition -- (from the library only)
Census records and images, birth, marriage, and death records, military and immigration records are available in this library resource from Ancestry.com. Thousands of databases, posted or updated regularly.

HeritageQuest Online
HeritageQuest combines U.S. federal census records resources with full-text genealogy and local history collections.