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New Common Taxonomy

Birth, Marriage and Death

Bible records
Cemeteries
Church records
Civil registration
Funeral records
Obituaries
Town records
Vital records

Business records and occupations

Agriculture
Business records and commerce
Industries:
Livestock brands
Occupations

Census, Taxation, and Voter Lists

Census
Household registration:
Registers
Taxation
Voting registers

Church history

Bible
Church property
Clergy
Dissenters, Religious
Martyrs:
Missions
Monasticism and religious orders
Protestant churches:
Religion and religious life
Religious trusts
Temples

Court, Land, and Wills

Adoption
Castles
Court records
Dwellings
Guardianship
Historic buildings
Jury duty
Land and property
Manors
Notarial records
Probate records
Public records
Witchcraft

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Abolitionists
Acadians
Africans
Hessians
Indian allotments
Native races

Etc.

Religion and religious life
Albigenses:
Amish
Anabaptists
Anglicans
Armenian Church
Augustinians
Baptists

Etc.

Family Trees

Family
Genealogy
Household records
Mayflower \(Ship\)
Nobility
Visitations, Heraldic

Geographic Aids

Atlases
Census districts
Cities and towns
Description and travel
Gazetteers
Geography
Maps
Postal and shipping guides

Histories, Memories, and Stories

Biography
Calendars
Centennial celebrations, etc\.
Children
Collected works
Disasters
Elderly
Epitaphs
Folklore
Historical events and periods
History
Law and legislation
Photographs:
Politics and government
Portraits
Riots
Social life and customs
Women

Institutions

Crime and criminals
Medical
Medical records
Orphans and orphanages
Poorhouses, poor law, etc\.
Schools

Instruction and Methodology

Education
Genetic research
Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Migration and Citizenship

Aliens
Colonies
Emigration and immigration
Immigrants
Migration, Internal
Naturalization and citizenship
Passports
Ship registers
Ships
Transportation

Military

Casualties
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Military art and science
Military history
Military Parks
Military records
Military religious orders
Prisoners of war
Recruiting, enlistment, etc\.
Soldiers
Treaties
Veterans
War crimes
Wars, Battles, and Armies
Warships

Newspapers and Periodicals

Editorials:
Newspapers
Periodicals

Reference Materials and Finding Aids

Abbreviations
Almanacs
Bibliography
Books
Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Ethnology
Handwriting
Information storage and retrieval systems
Language and languages
Manuscripts
Names
Numismatics

Repositories

Archives and Libraries
Inventories, registers, catalogs
Societies

Other