Source References Query


The Source References Query returns a collection of persons and relationships that reference a specific source description or a specific source, depending on which parameter is used. To see a list of all persons and relationships attached to a source such as a census record, use the source parameter. To see a list of all persons and relationships attached to a source description, use the description parameter.

Data Formats


If you make a GET request, specify the desired data format using the Accept header.


If you POST something, specify the data format using the Content-Type header.

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Name Type Description
Authorization header The authorization carrying the OAuth 2.0 access token. See OAuth 2.0 Bearer Tokens.
access_token query The ID of the OAuth 2 access token used for identification and authorization of the user (and agent) making the request.
description query The ID of the source description.
source query The URI of the source.


GET - Query for source references to a given source description.

Status Codes
200 Upon a successful query.
204 Upon a successful query with no results.
404 The specified source description was not found.
429 If the request was throttled.

Example Requests

Read Source References How to query for the source references that refer to a given source.

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