Italian Records Available Through FamilySearch

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== FamilySearch Collection Statistics for Italy (9 August 2008) ==
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=== Search the Family History Library Catalog ===
*? microfilms
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*? microfiche
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*? books
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*? electronic resources
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*? maps
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== Microfilm  ==
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Find a complete list of records available through FamilySearch is the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] where you may search the data eight different ways. The "'''Keyword'''" search often proves to be a very effective option.  
FamilySearch has been microfilming records of Italy since 19??. A wide variety of records are available on microfilm. Search for a town name in the Family History Library Catalog to learn which records are available to family historians.
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== Search the Family History Library Catalog  ==
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Try the "'''Place Search'''" and enter the county where your ancestor lived in the first field and Italy in the bottom field to see a list of the various topics available. You should also search for the church and county where your ancestor lived using the "'''Place Search'''".
The best place to find a complete list of records available through FamilySearch is the [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] where you may search the data eight different ways. The "'''Keyword'''" search often proves to be a very effective option.
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Try the "'''Place Search'''" and enter the county where your ancestor lived in the first field and Italy in the bottom field to see a list of the various topics available. You should also search for the church and county where your ancestor lived using the "'''Place Search'''".
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=== Listing of all Collections Available ===
 
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Records available through FamilySearch for all of Italy are listed under the following topics.
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*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927178 records collections for Italy] available on FamilySearch.org.
  
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=== FamilySearch Collection Statistics for Italy (11 September 2008) ===
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*85,000+ microfilms
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*3,000+ microfiche
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*1200 books
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*? electronic resources
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*300 maps
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*5 atlases
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*7 million digital images (not yet on-line)
  
[[Portal:Italy|Return to the Italy Portal page]]
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Filming in Italy began full-time around 1966-1967, although some microfilms had been done in the Piemonte area (Waldensian records) in 1948.
  
[[Category:Italy]]
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Revision as of 21:52, 17 June 2012

Search the Family History Library Catalog

Find a complete list of records available through FamilySearch is the Family History Library Catalog where you may search the data eight different ways. The "Keyword" search often proves to be a very effective option.

Try the "Place Search" and enter the county where your ancestor lived in the first field and Italy in the bottom field to see a list of the various topics available. You should also search for the church and county where your ancestor lived using the "Place Search".

Listing of all Collections Available

FamilySearch Collection Statistics for Italy (11 September 2008)

  • 85,000+ microfilms
  • 3,000+ microfiche
  • 1200 books
  • ? electronic resources
  • 300 maps
  • 5 atlases
  • 7 million digital images (not yet on-line)

Filming in Italy began full-time around 1966-1967, although some microfilms had been done in the Piemonte area (Waldensian records) in 1948.