25
July
2010
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07:04 AM
America/Denver

Millions of Historic Documents from Microfilms Now Emerging Digitally Online

FamilySearch’s microfilm conversion initiative is beginning to sail. Over 12 million digital images from thousands of microfilm, representing 8 countries, were published online for free viewing this month. FamilySearch’s online image viewer makes it easy for online patrons to view the newest digital images from Argentina, Costa Rica, France, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, and Spain.

This week the complete U.S. 1910 Federal Census name indexes for Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Missouri were also published online at FamilySearch’s Record Search pilot (FamilySearch.org, click Search Records, and then click Record Search pilot) and coming soon to Beta.FamilySearch.org.

See the chart below for the complete list of all the newly added or improved collections.

FamilySearch plans on digitizing and publishing online the bulk of its 2.4 million rolls of microfilm—representing 132 countries. In addition, it is now capturing millions of new images each year digitally “at birth” from its 185 field camera teams worldwide. It all translates to a steady stream of new digital image collections for genealogy enthusiasts to anticipate and enjoy.

Collection

Digital Images

Indexed Records

Comments

Argentina, Buenos Aires, Province, Catholic Church Records, 1642–1931

1,824,476

 

New Images

Costa Rica, Church Records, 1595–1992

605,658

 

New Images

France, Coutances, Catholic Diocese, 1802–1907

 

87,000

Indexed Records Only

Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793–1923

114,000

 

New Images

Mexico, Aguascalientes, Civil Registration, 1860–1950

438,725

 

New Images

México, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886–1933, Part 1

1,572,682

 

New Images

Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records,1546-1963

1,605,822

 

New Images

Mexico, Tamaulipas, Church Records 1703-1964, Part 2

172,951

 

New Images

Netherlands, Noord-Holland Province Civil Registration 1811-1940

599,639

 

New Images

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Amsterdam Civil Registration 1811-1940

576,189

 

New Images

Netherlands, Overijssel Civil Registration 1811-1952 -

496,541

 

New Images

Netherlands, Utrecht Province Civil Registration 1811-1950

347,867

 

New Images

Netherlands, Zeeland Civil Registration 1796-1940 -

497,188

 

New Images

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Leiden Civil Registration 1812-1882

83,129

 

New Images

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Rotterdam Civil Registration 1811-1942

273,199

 

New Images

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, 's-Gravenhage Civil Registration 1811-1882

84,124

 

New Images

Puerto Rico Civil Registration, 1836–2001

3,255,102

 

New Images

Spain, Alicante, 1762–1921, Part 1

34,666

 

New Images

Spain, Barcelona Civil Registration, 1886–1936

265,084

 

New Images

Spain, Cordoba, Civil Registration, 1841–1870

63,198

 

New Images

Spain, Sevilla, Civil Registration, Archivo de la Diputacion de Sevilla, 1841–1882

76,939

 

New Images

Spain, Sevilla, Civil Registration, Archivo Municipal de Carmona, 1841–1871

15,512

 

New Images

Spain, Sevilla, Civil Registration, Archivo Municipal de Marchena, 1841–1870

7,237

 

New Images

Spain, Sevilla, Civil Registration, Archivo Municipal de Sevilla, 1841–1882

272,132

 

New Images

Spain, Valencia, Census, Archivo Municipal de Torrent, 1875–1912

2,462

 

New Images

Spain, Valencia, Municipal Census

59,312

 

New Images

Spain, Valencia, Municipal Census, Archivo Municipal de Corbera, 1825–1920

2,007

 

New Images

Spain, Valencia, Municipal Census, Archivo Municipal de Gandia, 1611–1935

22,401

 

New Images

Spain, Valencia, Municipal Census, Archivo Municipal de Sueca, 1797–1921

62,809

 

New Images

Spain, Valencia, Municipal Census, Archvio Municipal de Carcagente, 1847–1920

15,609

 

New Images

U.S. 1910  Federal Census, Idaho

 

405,504

Indexed Records Only

U.S. 1910  Federal Census, Montana

 

482,328

Indexed Records Only

U.S. 1910  Federal Census, Nebraska

 

1,218,668

Indexed Records Only

U.S. 1910  Federal Census, North Carolina

 

2,176,988

Indexed Records Only

U.S. 1910  Federal Census, Oklahoma

 

1,919,280

Indexed Records Only

U.S. 1910 Census, Missouri

 

3,543,000

Indexed Records Only

 

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