The Special Collections Department was opened in August 1976 on the second floor of Willard Library. Shortly afterwards The Tri-State Genealogical Society was formed and has always maintained a congenial and collegial partnership with The Special Collections Department.
A Sample of Holdings
Baltimore Passenger Lists (1820-1871)
New Orleans Passenger Lists (1820-1875)
American State Papers
Federal Census for IL, IN, KY
Indiana WPA Indexes
Indiana County Histories
Pennsylvania Archives (Colonial Series and Series 1-9)
New England Historical and Genealogical Register
Published Archives of Maryland (1847-1989)
Official Records of Union and Confederate Armies
Vanderburgh County Resources
Vanderburgh County Archives
Vanderburgh County Marriage Books
About The Tri-State Packet
The Packet is the official digital publication of the Tri-State Genealogical Society and is published September, December, March, and June. Membership is $15.00 per year and is due in June of each year. The first issue of The Packet will be received in September.
Articles for submission in The Packet may include previously unpublished family or public records.
Materials for publication may be sent to:
c/o WILLARD LIBRARY
21 FIRST AVENUE
EVANSVILLE, IN 47710
OR: emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tri-State Genealogical Society (TSGS) has been serving Southwest Indiana, Southeast Illinois, and Western Kentucky researchers for 40 years. We hope you will enjoy your visits to our homepage and find the information useful. If you are yet a member of TSGS, we invite you to join us to take full advantage of Membership Benefits which includes our quarterly publication, The Packet.
Meetings are September thru June no meetings in July or August. All meetings except the April dinner mtg will be held at Willard Library on the second Tuesday of the month. Programs start a 6pm with a short business meeting at the end and research help until the 8pm closing of Willard Library.