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Directories are alphabetical lists of names and addresses. They often list all the adult residents or tradesmen of a city or area. In the twentieth century, telephone directories are a helpful source in locating individuals. Directories can also be used as a census substitute.
City directories (Buku penunjuk kota)
Research use: Used to locate residents in large cities to determine parish jurisdictions, and identify occupations and residence over a period of time.
Record type: Directories of residents of larger cities.
Time Period: 1880-present.
Content: Residents’ names, addresses, occupations or places of employment.
Location: City and municipal archives and libraries.
Population coverage: 15%.
Accessibility: By personal visit or by hiring a researcher.
Family History Library Collection
The Family History Library has many directories for Indonesia. They are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
INDONESIA - DIRECTORIES
INDONESIA, [STATE] - DIRECTORIES
INDONESIA, [STATE], [TOWN] - DIRECTORIES
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Indonesia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1989-1999.