South Korea Societies
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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
Ancestry.com has Message Boards for South Korea.
WorldGenWeb has mailing lists for South Korea.
Rootsweb also has mailing lists for South Korea.
Historical Societies[edit | edit source]
Korean American Historical Society
C/O Wing Luke Museum, 719 So King St
Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.kahs.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KoreanAmericanHistory/
Central California Korean Historical Society
Central CA Korean Historical Society
3111 W. Sample Ave
Fresno, CA 93711
Korean History Society
(04182) Hyundai 1-Cha Apt. arcade
No.213, Saechang-ro 52, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Telephone: (02) 586 4854
Seoul Museum of History provides much relevant historical background information.
55 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu
Seoul 03177, Korea
Telephone: +82 2-7240-2746
National Museum of Korean History
03141 198, Sejong-daero
Telephone: +82 2-3703-9200
Other Societies[edit | edit source]
University of Hawaii Center for Korean Studies
Committee on Korean Materials (CKM)
Major Korean Collections
The HAN WORLD
Korean residents in Japan
Ansan Migrant Shelter