Saturday, March 6, 2021

New Additions to McComb's Genealogy Collection!

 Recently Added to McComb Public Library's Genealogy / Local History Collection!

AFRICAN-AMERICAN GENEALOGY

* Irris Gave Us Hope...in the Future: No Stopping, No Standing, No Parking...Keep Moving (Irris Bonner-Harris family of Amite County, MS)
by Hope E. Facen-Ford

RAILROAD HISTORY

* Cotton Railroad Through Mississippi: The Mississippi Central and the Illinois Central
by Robert Milton Winter

MEDICAL HISTORY 

* Images in Mississippi Medicine: A Photographic History of Medicine in Mississippi
by Lucius "Luke" Lampton and Karen Evers

CIVIL WAR HISTORY

* A Record of Passing Events: the Civil War Journal of a Jeff Davis Sharpshooter, February-June 1862
by Jobias Mathias Foxworth, 7th Regiment, MS Volunteer Regiment; edited by D. Christopher Watts

GENEALOGY REFERENCE

* Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources From Artifacts to Cyberspace
3rd edition, revised
by Elizabeth Shown Mills 

* Pitfalls in Genealogical Research
by Milton Rubincam

* Genealogy Standards
2nd edition
by the Board for Certification of Genealogists

* Mastering Genealogical Documentation
by Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D.

* Mastering Genealogical Proof
by Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D. 

 




 
 
 
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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Extended Service Hours

McComb Public Library's Genealogy Room is open by appointment (for up to 3 hours and 2 people)

Monday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Tuesday/Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Call 601-684-2661, Ext. 4 to schedule your appointment.

 The room is cleaned after each use. 


Monday, February 22, 2021

We are OPEN!

McComb Library is back OPEN! 

Computers, Study Rooms, Genealogy, Browsing
WALK-INS between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m . Monday - Friday.

CLOSED 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. for lunch. 
 
CURBSIDE service:
Monday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday 2 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Temporarily Closed

Due to the winter weather that's been
affecting our area, the
Pike-Amite-Walthall Library System
will be CLOSED until
Monday, February 22, 2021.


We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Stay safe and warm.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Service Update!!

Starting Wednesday, January 20, 2021, appointments may be made to use the McComb Public Library's Genealogy Room. Appointments will be made between the hours of 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mondays - Fridays for a time period of up to 2 hours. The room will be cleaned after use. Call 601-684-2661, Ext. 3 or 4 to schedule an appointment.


Friday, November 13, 2020

Back to Curbside Service

 

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the library is CURBSIDE SERVICE only until further notice. 

 

For Curbside Service, please call
601-684-2661, Ext. 3

  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

New Books Added to Genealogy and Local History Collection!

 

Recently added to the genealogy collections at McComb and Walthall:

Ponchatoula, Louisiana: a community history
by James Morris Perrin
 
Recently added to the genealogy collection at McComb:
 
Merchants on Issaquena: avenue of the blues in Mississippi
by Margery Kerstine ; photographs by Terry Thompson