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Introduction to Polish Genealogy: U.S. Resources

Strategies and resources to research your Polish family history.

Genealogical Societies

Genealogy can be an isolating pursuit, but genealogy societies and historical societies offer community with fellow researchers, as well as access to unique historical collections. Your research may be enriched by the opportunity to collaborate with other family historians and genealogists.

Polish Genealogy Societies

Historical Societies

Fraternal Societies

Societies in Poland

Jewish Genealogy

While most of the resources in this guide apply to anyone regardless of religion, there are specific resources available to research Jewish ancestors at NYPL and beyond.