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Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta


 

Geographic Resources

Presentation to MHSA Family History Special Interest Group, 19 Nov 2005

Maps - Global

  1. Schroeder, Wm. & Helmut Huebert. Mennonite Historical Atlas, 1st ed (out of print, MHSA Library)
  2. importantSchroeder, Wm. & Helmut Huebert. Mennonite Historical Atlas, 2nd  ed (MHSA)
  3. importantGoogle Local
  4. Expedia
  5. Historical Atlas of the 20th Century
  6. Mapquest

Maps - Prussia/Germany

  1. 1914-1921 Russian Topographic Department Maps (Berislav, East & West Crimea, Ekaterinoslav, & Odessa)
  2. importantAtlas of the German Empire
  3. importantStumpp, Karl.  Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 to 1862 (MHSA Library)
  4. Elbing, Prussia. (Mennonite Family History, July 1988
  5. Silesia (freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~bgwiehle/schlesien/schles-maps.htm)
  6. Orlofferfelde, Prussia (LDS Film #555793, Mennonitische Geschichts Blaetter 1981, and Mennontie Family History, July 1991)
  7. Danzig, 1930
  8. Danzig, 1942
  9. Driesen, Brandenburg, 1936
  10. East Prussia
  11. Kulm, 1750
  12. Marienburger Werder, 1942
  13. Die Memelniederung
  14. Montau
  15. Vistula Lowlands by Thorn
  16. West Prussia & Danzig
  17. West Prussia

Maps - Russia

  1. 1914-1921 Russian Topographic Department Maps (Berislav, East & West Crimea, Ekaterinoslav, & Odessa)
  2. importantStumpp, Karl.  Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 to 1862 (MHSA Library)

Maps - Canada

  1. importantCummins’ Maps (MHSA for Alberta; Calgary Public Library & Glenbow for Prairies)
  2. importantCanadian County Atlas Digital Project (for Ontario)
  3. importantCanadian Geographical Name Server
  4. importantRempel, John & William Harms.   Atlas Of Original Mennonite Villages And Homesteaders Of The West Reserve (MHSA Library)
  5. importantWarkentin, John & Richard I. Ruggles.   Manitoba Historical Atlas : A Selection Of Facsimile Maps, Plans And Sketches From 1612 to 1969

Maps - United States

  1. importantMapped Surnames from Censuses
  2. importantMapped Surnames from Phone books

Geographic Places (localities) lists

Localities - Global

  1. importantGetty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
  2. importantGRANDMA III

Localities - Prussia/Germany

  1. importantEast & West Prussian Gazetteer
  2. Germany Gazetteer (Meyers Orts- und Verkehrslexikon des Deutschen Reiches, 1912, LDS microfilm) – shows parish, district, region, court, post office, etc.
  3. Germany Map, 1914-1917 – “Karte des Deutschen Reiches” (LDS microfilm #068814)

Localities - Russia

  1. Friesen, Rudy. Into the Past (out of print, MHSA Library)
  2. Friesen, Rudy. Building on the Past (MHSA)
  3. Janzen, Tim.  Crimean Mennonite Villages
  4. Janzen, Tim.  Mennonite Villages in Russia (showing russified & germanicized spellings,

Localities - United States

  1. Geographical Name Server (www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer)
  2. Peters, Gerhard I. Russian Names of Chortitza Villages
  3. Brandt, Edward R. Russian Names of Molotschna Villages

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