The Family History Record Book was first published in 1980.The Family History Record Book is designed to provide tools for research into your family’s history. Following the principles outlined in Searching for Your Ancestors, James B. Bell, a historian and lecturer, has collected charts and forms that will help organize your information. He provides detailed instructions on how to request specific information from various sources (census, immigration and naturalization, land, military, and church records) and how to use the forms for simple and efficient record keeling. This step-by-step system will be a valuable aid for both beginning and experienced genealogists.