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Korea has a few societies and organizations that may have information of value to your genealogical research. There are also some societies in the country of origin of your ancestor. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies to gain information and knowledge about the area your ancestor came from, as well as access to their publications.

Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Korean Genealogy group

Website: http://koreangenealogy.org/

Ancestry.com has Message Boards for South Korea.

Website: https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.asia.southkorea/mb.ashx

WorldGenWeb has mailing lists for South Korea.

Link: https://www.worldgenweb.net/south-korea/

Rootsweb also has mailing lists for South Korea.

Link: https://mailinglists.rootsweb.com/listindexes/

Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Korean American Historical Society
Address:
C/O Wing Luke Museum, 719 So King St
Seattle, Washington
Telephone: 253-235-9393
Email: kahsinfo@kahs.org Website: http://www.kahs.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KoreanAmericanHistory/

Central California Korean Historical Society
Address:
Central CA Korean Historical Society
3111 W. Sample Ave
Fresno, CA 93711
Telephone: 559.917.7153
Website: http://centralcakoreanhs.org/

Korean History Society
Address:
(04182) Hyundai 1-Cha Apt. arcade
No.213, Saechang-ro 52, Mapo-gu, Seoul
South Korea
Telephone: (02) 586 4854
Email: okh1988@koreanhistory.org
Website: http://www.koreanhistory.org/english/?ckattempt=1

Seoul Museum of History provides much relevant historical background information.
Address:
55 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu
Seoul 03177, Korea
Telephone: +82 2-7240-2746
Email: seoul_museum@seoul.go.kr
Website: https://museum.seoul.go.kr/www/NR_index.do?sso=ok

National Museum of Korean History
Address:
03141 198, Sejong-daero
Jongno-gu, Seoul
South Korea
Telephone: +82 2-3703-9200
Website: http://www.much.go.kr/

Other Societies[edit | edit source]

University of Hawaii Center for Korean Studies
Website: http://www.hawaii.edu/korea

Korean Studies
Website: https://koreanstudies.com/9_koream.html

Committee on Korean Materials (CKM)
Major Korean Collections

The HAN WORLD
Korean residents in Japan

Ansan Migrant Shelter
Website: http://www.migrant.or.kr/