Search With and Without the Space
I had been looking for a McKee in the census and I found him when I entered Mc Kee (as in Mc[SPACE]Kee). I had tried many variations of the name, McGee, McKay, but it wasn’t until I added the space that I found them.
WorldCat Helps with Missing Source Information…
In addition to Irma Holtkamp’s good suggestions for using WorldCat, I have used it to get the publication information that I failed to write down when I was researching.
…And Interlibrary Loan
That was a nice article about this wonderful library look-up option. However, no mention was made of the possibility of interlibrary loan within and among various states. This will have the needed book sent to your close library. It is much cheaper than driving to the library that has the book you want. Some books have more than one owner so most likely the closest library may be the cheapest. Your individual local library can give you the specific details you need.
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