Research in the Equality State: Published Sources

Wyoming has a fair number of books published about it that are genealogically useful and historically interesting. Like other states, you will find county and regional histories. Your main repositories for published sources about Wyoming are:

When examining county histories, don’t just look at the biographical sketches. Also examine the topical sections for important background.

Table of contents for A Sketch of the History of Wyoming by Isaac A. Chapman

You can also find published books at Ancestry. In the card catalog, use ‘Wyoming’ as the title and then use the filters on the left.

Using these filters, you can find a digital copy of History of Natrona County, Wyoming.

Examine these resources for books about the history and people of the county you are researching.

Next, we will examine some map collections for Wyoming.

1 thought on “Research in the Equality State: Published Sources

  1. C.T.

    Thank you for today’s blog.

    I agree that it is important to read about the area in addition to the biographies. It makes peoples’ stories more alive if you know more about the place where they lived.

    Richard Canpbell


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