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NOTE: For a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection or how to find missing images elsewhere, see Article 56000, Using Film Notes in the Catalog to determine the content of a final browse point in Historical Records.
Question #1: The Event Type and Year Range (browse point) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. Is there a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer #1: The following list of known browse point discrepancies describes the event type or year range that actually exist in this collection:
- Chiquimula > Chiquimula > Nuestra Señora de la Asunción > Matrimonios 1926-1931 and Defunciones 1699-1778 have records that are transposed. The marriage records are in Defunciones 1699-1778; and the death records are in Matrimonios 1926-1931.
- Quiché > Santa Cruz del Quiché > Santa Cruz> Bautismos 1847-1931 contains Bautismos 1929-1931 and Confirmaciones 1847-1912 (see Film Notes for Film 794798). The confirmations start with image 281 to End of roll.
Question #2: Some records are missing. Where can they be viewed?
Answer #2: See answers below for information about known missing records and their respective film numbers, if available, or alternate online location.
- Chimaltenango > Tecpán > San Francisco > Bautismos 1788-1813 is missing page 4 from Item 2. The page is not found on the microfilm.
Question #3: I cannot make heads or tails out of several browse points in Guatemala > Mixco > Santo Domingo. Would you breakdown the contents of these browse points?
Answer #3: By reviewing the Catalog Film Notes located in Registros parroquiales, 1719-1931; Iglesia Católica. Santo Domingo (Mixco, Guatemala), you can better understand the content of the browse points. The following browse points have been identified as having a ‘complex’ content:
• Bautismos 1719-1780
Film 624822 Bautismos 1719-1780
Item 1: Image 3 Libro 1 Bautismos 1719-1754
Item 2: Image 328 Libro 2 Bautismos 1754-1761
Item 3: Image 429 Libro 7 Bautismos 1778-1780
• Bautismos 1780-1803 years span should be 1761-1806
Film 624823 Bautismos 1780-1803 (faltan años)
Item 1: Bautismos 1780-1782 is a continuation of Libro 7 –from Film 624822
Item 2: Image 30 Libro 3 Bautismos 1761-1768
Item 3: Image 131 Libro 4 Bautismos 1768-1773
Item 4: Image 232 Libro 5 Bautismos 1773-1776
Item 5: Image 331 Libro 6 Bautismos 1776-1778
Item 6: Image 404 Libro 8 Bautismos 1782-1785
Item 7: Image 503 Libro 9 Bautismos 1785-1788
Item 8: Image 621 Libro 10 Bautismos 1793-1795
Item 9: Image 686 Libro 11 Bautismos 1796-1799
Item 10: Image 774 Libro 12 Bautismos 1802-1806
• Información matrimonial 1795-1797
Film 624828 Item 5: Información matrimonial 1795-1797
Page 26 is missing between Images 41-42 of 47. You can clearly see the page number bleed through on Image 42 of 47.
•Información matrimonial 1798-1898
Film 624829 Información matrimonial 1798-1799, 1853-1898
Item 1: Image 3 Información matrimonial 1798-1799 is a continuation from Film 624828 Item 5
Item 2: Image 24 Información matrimonial 1853-1857
Item 3: Image 199 Información matrimonial 1857-1869
Item 4: Image 408 Información matrimonial 1869-1873
Item 5: Image 462 Información matrimonial 1874-1876
Item 6: Image 511 Información matrimonial 1876-1891
Item 7: Image 638 Información matrimonial 1891-1898
• Información matrimonial 1810-1899
Film 624830 Items 1-2: Información matrimonial 1810-1815, 1878-1899 (desordenado)
• Información matrimonial 1812-1904
Film 624832 Items 1-2: Información matrimonial 1812-1813, 1899-1904 (desordenado)
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