Old film numbers

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*Use the "[[:Category:Old microfilm number conversion|Old microfilm number conversion]]" charts in this wiki.<br>  
 
*Use the "[[:Category:Old microfilm number conversion|Old microfilm number conversion]]" charts in this wiki.<br>  
 
*Search the [[The Family History Library|The Family History Library Catalog]] by the locality or author of the record on the film.<br>  
 
*Search the [[The Family History Library|The Family History Library Catalog]] by the locality or author of the record on the film.<br>  
*Consult [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=124565&disp=List+of+all+film+call+numbers+in+the+Gen%20%20&columns=*,0,0 List of all film call numbers in the Genealogical Society from 1938 to April 1958], Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Genealogical Society, Library Division. Available on fiche.<br>  
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*Consult {{FHL|124565|title-id|disp=List of all film call numbers in the Genealogical Society from 1938 to April 1958}}, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Genealogical Society, Library Division. Available on fiche.<br>  
 
*Use the old CD version of the catalog in the DOS version of FamilySearch. This version is available in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and may be available in a family history center near you. The center staff can help you convert the number.<br>
 
*Use the old CD version of the catalog in the DOS version of FamilySearch. This version is available in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and may be available in a family history center near you. The center staff can help you convert the number.<br>
  
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Revision as of 16:05, 10 April 2013

The old GS (Genealogical Society) film numbers refer to a former catalog numbering system. They were five-digit numbers followed by a one- to four-digit part number. Here are several ways to convert the old GS film numbers into the current Family History Library film numbers.

If you need to convert an old GS book number, consult one of these resources, most of which are available on film or fiche.

See Also

Old Book and Film Numbers Used by the Family History Library
Converting Old FHL Film Numbers to Current Numbers
Category:Old microfilm number conversion