29 June 2012
17 April 2012
Additionally, either of these searches, or a full site search, can be made from a new dedicated search page. And some files have been added in the first half of this month.
Source & Full Story
27 February 2012
Within these documents are numerous accounts that collectively help tell the stories of African Americans who have lived in the state over the centuries. Our first effort to improve access to these stories came in 1995 with publication of our Guide to African American Manuscripts.
Unknown No Longer
1 February 2012
The project is unlikely to be completed and cross-checked against the original registers before 2014.
Source & Full Story
7 November 2011
Royal Canadian Navy Ledger Sheets (1910-1941)
26 September 2011
The database is structured in a hierarchical manner, providing links between different levels of information – Function, Agency, Series and Item. It is added to, and modified, on a continuing basis.
Tasmanian Archives Online
The ancestors of many emigrants from County Kerry are interred in these cemeteries. Families regularly wish to view the burial records or locate the appropriate cemetery prior to visiting the County.
Kerry Local Authorities - Graveyard Records
9 September 2011
“Unknown No Longer: A Database of Virginia Slave Names” is searchable by locations, professions and first and last names, among other keywords. Listings for Thomas Jefferson’s holdings do not yet mention Sally Hemings, but they do include “Thruston the son of Isabel” and “Bec daughter of Minerva.”
Source & Full Story
3 September 2011
The Canadiana Discovery Portal is a free service that enables users to search across the valuable and diverse digital collections of Canada’s libraries, museums and archives. It provides Canadians with access to a wealth of digital material such as books, journals, newspapers, government documents, photographs, maps, etc.
Canadiana Discovery Portal Beta
14 August 2011
Irish Famine Data Atlas: The Irish famine is a key event in Irish history. This online Atlas of Irish Famine Data provides users with access to population and agricultural data for Ireland for this period. Using data from the Census of Population 1851 and the Agricultural Census of 1841 users can examine aspects of the Irish human and physical landscape at this time in Irish history.
The Irish Famine Population Data Atlas 1841-2002 and The Atlas of Irish Famine Data 1841-1851
2 August 2011
Some lists have been identified and indexed by name in this new database. It also includes other types of records such as declarations of aliens and names of some Irish orphans.
Immigrants to Canada
You may use this data in your research and may quote small portions in a publication but you do not have the right to publish extensive extracts or place any of this material online anywhere else without the written permission of Fred Blair.
Ontario Records and Resources - War of 1812 Documents
These records include these categories: Name of Deceased, Death Date, Birth Year, Mother's Name, Father's Name, Cemetery and Funeral Home (when present in the records). Members of the Delta County Genealogical Society copied, typed, and proof read each book.
Delta County of Michigan Death Records
Each of the 4575 records included in the database is linked to a data table presenting, in both French and English, key information about the event. Below the data table is a digitized image of the page on which the original register entry is found, and another link leading to a full transcription, in French, of that same page.
An Acadian Parish Reborn
20 June 2011
- The archives of the University dating back over 200 years to the founding of Anderson's Institution in 1796.
- The archives of Jordanhill College of Education and its antecedents dating back to the Glasgow Infant School in 1828.
Many other collections of archives on subjects as diverse as education, science, politics, town planning, investigative journalism, shipping, the iron and coal industries, asbestos and sculpture.
University of Strathclyde Archives
- Are You Related to Cole Younger? - micky Overbaugh
- Southern Genealogy Yields Surprises - Rhana Hill
- Are You Related to Lizzie Borden? - Rebecca G
- Are You Related to Glenn Close? - Anne Kavanagh
- Are You Related to Jimi Hendrix? - Meg
- Are You Related to Hillary Rodham Clinton? - Kay Bowman
- The U.S. National Archives Wants to Put Its Whole Collection on Wikimedia Commons - Shirley
- Are You Related to Judy Garland? - mallory
- Toronto Star Donates More than One Million Archive Photos to Public Library - Sarah
- Are You Related to Bonnie Parker? - Tiiahna Dupree