Greek Family Research Toolkit
Kick-start your Hellenic research with these online resources, books and organizations.

Web Sites


  • Carved in Stone: The Greek Heritage by Basil S. Douros (Five and Dot Corp)
  • Family History Research in Greece by Lica Catsakis (self-published,
  • The Genealogy of Greek Mythology by Vanessa James (Penguin)
  • The Greek Americans (Immigrant Experience) by Dimitris Monos (Chelsea House Publications)
  • Greek Gazetteer, 2 volumes, by Lica Catsakis (self-published,
  • The Greeks in the United States by Theodore Saloutos (Harvard University Press)
  • A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America by Marilyn Rouvelas (Nea Attiki Press,
  • A History of the Greeks in the Americas, 1453-1938 by Paul Koken (First Page Publications)
  • The Muslim and Christian Calendars : being tables for the conversion of Muslim and Christian dates from the Hijra to the year A.D. 2000, Part 2000, by Freeman-Grenville, GSP (Bellew Publishing Co Ltd)
  • Studies in Greek Genealogy by Molly Broadbent (E.J. Brill)
  • Tracing Your Greek Ancestry by Antonia S. Mattheou (self-published)


American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association
1909 Q St. NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 232-6300
Church of Greece
Aghias Filotheis 21
10566 Athens, Greece

Embassy of Greece
2221 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 939-1300

General State Archives of Greece
Theatrou 6
10552 Athens, Greece

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
8 East 79th St.
New York, NY 10075
(212) 570-3500
Hellenic Historical and Genealogical Association
Box 710
Rye Beach, NH 03871
(603) 379-8140

The Hellenic Literary and Historical Archive
Aghiou Andreou 5
10556 Athens, Greece

Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center
801 W. Adams
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 665-1234

Historical Archives of Crete
I. Sfakianaki 20
73134 Chania, Crete
+30 28 210 52606
National Hellenic Museum
333 South Halsted St.
Chicago IL, 60661
(312) 655-1234
National Hellenic Research Foundation
48 Vassileos Constantinou Ave.
11635 Athens, Greece
+30 21 0 727 3700

National Statistical Service
Evaggelistrias 2
10563 Athens, Greece
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