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The 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.  
 
The 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.  
  
*Use the "[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Old_microfilm_number_conversion Old microfilm number conversion]" charts in this wiki.<br>  
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*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>  
 
*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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*[http://support.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=20170&disp=Changes+of+family+history+%22A%22+group+ Changes of family history "A" group call numbers]. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Society. Library Division.  
 
*[http://support.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=20170&disp=Changes+of+family+history+%22A%22+group+ Changes of family history "A" group call numbers]. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Society. Library Division.  
 
*[http://support.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=20136&disp=Changes+of+family+history+%22B%22+group+ Changes of family history "B" group call numbers]. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Society. Library Division.<br>  
 
*[http://support.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=20136&disp=Changes+of+family+history+%22B%22+group+ Changes of family history "B" group call numbers]. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Society. Library Division.<br>  
*Contact the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]].<br>
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*Contact the [[Family History Library]].<br>
  
 
=== See Also  ===
 
=== See Also  ===
  
[[Old Book and Film Numbers Used by the Family History Library]]<br> [[Converting Old FHL Film Numbers to Current Numbers]]<br> [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Old_microfilm_number_conversion Category:Old microfilm number conversion]<br>  
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[[Old Book and Film Numbers Used by the Family History Library]]<br> [[Converting Old FHL Film Numbers to Current Numbers]]<br> [[:Category:Old microfilm number conversion]]<br>  
  
 
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[[Category:Old_microfilm_number_conversion|* Old film numbers]] [[Category:Family_History_Library]]
 
[[Category:Old_microfilm_number_conversion|* Old film numbers]] [[Category:Family_History_Library]]

Revision as of 20:07, 7 April 2009

The 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