New England Family Histories and Genealogies: Miscellaneous New England States - Lu Verne V. Hall and Donald O. Virdin. This handy guidebook to existing published works belongs in the library of anyone searching for their New England ancestors. The authors have researched and compiled this valuable bibliographic reference tool from the abundance of family histories and genealogies that are available to the public. It includes more than 3,500 genealogies of American families published prior to 1909, which include many New England titles. The text is divided into two sections with listings of major libraries (including codes to library abbreviations and a brief glossary) and genealogical societies, a bibliography and an index of full names for each state. Bibliographic references are grouped alphabetically by family name, with titles arranged alphabetically by author. Individual book listings contain author, publisher and publication date (as available). (2000), 2012, 5½x8½, paper, index, 208 pp.