American Indian Research in the Family History Library

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This facility also has a collection of histories of tribes, biographies of individual Indians, and histories of cultural groups in many of the regions of North America.<br>  
 
This facility also has a collection of histories of tribes, biographies of individual Indians, and histories of cultural groups in many of the regions of North America.<br>  
  
To determine the full extent of their holdings, search [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp their catalog], using their Keyword Search, Place Search, and Subject Search, looking for names of tribes and official records keepers. Many of their holdings are under the subject heading of Native Races.  
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To determine the full extent of their holdings, search [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog their catalog], using their Keyword Search, Place Search, and Subject Search, looking for names of tribes and official records keepers. Many of their holdings are under the subject heading of Native Races.  
  
Most of the manuscript records on microfilm, held by the Family History Library, can be loaned to their extensive system of [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].<br>  
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Most of the manuscript records on microfilm, held by the Family History Library, can be loaned to their extensive system of[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|family history centers]].<br>  
  
 
[[Category:American_Indian_Research_Facilities]] [[Category:Indians_of_North_America]]
 
[[Category:American_Indian_Research_Facilities]] [[Category:Indians_of_North_America]]

Revision as of 12:59, 1 October 2011

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has one of the largest collections of the records of the American Indians of the United States. Included in their holdings are microfilm copies of several of the larger sets of records held by the National Archives, such as:

The Family History Library also has microfilm copies of the records of most of the Superintendencies of Indian Affairs, and some Indian agencies and schools, as well as records of some missions established by various church denominations among the American Indians.

This facility also has a collection of histories of tribes, biographies of individual Indians, and histories of cultural groups in many of the regions of North America.

To determine the full extent of their holdings, search their catalog, using their Keyword Search, Place Search, and Subject Search, looking for names of tribes and official records keepers. Many of their holdings are under the subject heading of Native Races.

Most of the manuscript records on microfilm, held by the Family History Library, can be loaned to their extensive system offamily history centers.