Genealogy Research Assistance

Learn a little more about our own local history. Archives of the Terrell Tribune are a unique resource for community research. The library's local history video project has produced documentaries on local history and taped interviews of community leaders and other residents with special knowledge of the area.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps

  • Digital Sanborn Maps provides digital access to 2118 large-scale maps of 436 Texas towns and cities, including Dallas, Houston, Austin, El Paso, Fort Worth, and San Antonio.

HeritageQuest Online

  • HeritageQuest® Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry® with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.

Fold3 Library Edition

  • Convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.