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There are published transcripts and indexes for some ports and dozens of ethnic groups. For example, the Family History Library has lists of:

These sources are generally found in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under one of the following:


Over 2,500 other published sources are listed in:

  • Filby, P. William. Passenger and Immigration Lists Bibliography, 1538-1900, 2d ed. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1988. (FHL book 973 W33p 1988.) Arranged by author and title. Includes index by place-names, nationalities, naturalizations, occupations, religious groups, military units, ship's name, prisoners, or indentured servants.

Fothergill wrote a guide for Americans who wish to trace their English origins:

  • Fothergill, Gerald. "American Emigrants. How To Trace Their English Ancestry," in Some Special Studies in Genealogy. 1908. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.