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Microfilms and microfiche are located on the second floor of the Indiana State Library.

Federal Census Records Military Records
Passenger Lists Mortality Schedules
Indian Records Special Collections on Microfilm
State & County Records / Tax Lists Microfiche

Federal Census Records:
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1790: CT, ME, MD, MA, NH, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VT, VA

1800: CT, DE, DC, ME, MD, MA, NH, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VT

1810: CT, DE, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, NH, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, TN (Rutherford Co.), VT, VA

1820: CT, DE, DC, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MS, NH, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA

1830: AL, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA

1840: AL, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA, WI

1850: AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WI

1860: AL, AR, CA, CT, Dakota, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI

1870: AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, Dakota, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

1880: AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, Dakota, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

1880 Soundex: AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, Dakota, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

1890: All destroyed by fire in Wash., DC, except fragmentary schedules for: AL, Perry Co. (Perryville Beat #11 & Severe Beat #8); DC, Q, 13th, 14th, R, Q, Corcoran, 15th, S, R, & Riggs Sts., Johnson Ave., & S St.; GA, Muscogee Co. (Columbus); IL, McDonough Co. (Mound Twp.); MN, Wright Co. (Rockford); NJ, Hudson Co. (Jersey City); NY, Westchester Co. (Eastchester) & Suffolk Co. (Brookhaven Twp.); NC, Gaston Co. (South Point Twp. & River Bend Twp.) & Cleveland Co. (Twp. #2); OH, Hamilton Co. (Cincinnati) & Clinton Co. (Wayne Twp.); SD, Union Co. (Jefferson Twp.); TX, Ellis Co. (J.P. #6, Mountain Peak, & Ovilla Prect.), Hood Co. (Prect. #5), Rusk Co. (#6 &J.P. #7), Trinity Co. (Trinity Town & Prect. #2) & Kaufman Co. (Kaufman).

1890: Indexed Schedules enumerating Civil War Union veterans and their widows, KY (part)-WY only

1900: Indian Territory, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NC,  OH, OK, OR, SC, TN, VA, WV, WI, WY, and Census enumeration district descriptions

1900 Soundex: Indian Territory, IL, IN , IA, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NC, OH, OK, OR, SC, TN, VA, WV, WI, WY

1910: IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO, NE, NH, OH, OK, PA, TN, VA, WI

1910 Soundex/Miracode: IA, KS, KY, MI, MO, OH, OK, PA, TN, VA

1920: IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, OH, KY, TN

1920 Soundex: IN, KY, MI, OH

1930: AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, Alaska, American Samoa & Guam, Consular Services, Hawaii, Panama Canal and Consular Services, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

1930 Soundex: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV

1930 Additional Resources: Enumeration District Description, Cross-Index Streets to Enumeration Districts

Military Records:
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  • General Index to Compiled Military Service Records of Revolutionary War Soldiers.
  • Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, Selected Records.
  • Index to the War of 1812 Pension Application Files.
  • The Negro in the Military Service of the U.S., 1639-1886.
  • Military Warrants for Bounty Land Given in Illinois to Veterans of War of 1812 & Index
  • Indiana Veterans' Graves Registration by county:

    Adams, Blackford, Brown, Cass, Clark, Clay, Crawford, Daviess, DeKalb, Delaware, Elkhart, Floyd, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Harrison, Howard, Huntington, Jasper, Jay, Johnson, Knox, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Lake, LaPorte, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Martin, St. Joseph, Spencer, Starke, Steuben, Sullivan, Tipton, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Warren, Washington

  • U.S. Revolutionary War Bounty Land Warrants. U.S. Military Districts of Ohio; Acts of 1788, 1803, 1806
  • General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 (primarily Civil War service; no World War I service)
  • Regimental Histories on microfiche
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards (Indiana)

Passenger Lists:
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  • Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1847-1897
  • Quarterly Abstracts of Vessels Arriving at New Orleans, 1820-1875
  • Index (Soundex) to City Passenger Lists of Baltimore, 1833-1866
  • Index (Soundex) to Federal Passenger Lists of Baltimore, 1820-1897
  • Index to Passenger Lists...Boston, 1848-1891, 1902-1906
  • Index to Passenger Lists...New York, 1820-1846, 1897-1902, Index (Soundex)...NY, 1902-1943
  • Index to Passengers Arriving at Philadelphia, 1800-1906
  • Supplemental Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Atlantic & Gulf Coast Ports (excluding NY) 1820-1874

Mortality Schedules:
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  • Arizona: 1870, 1880
  • Colorado: 1870,1880
  • District of Columbia: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Georgia: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Indiana: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Kentucky: 1850 (P-Z Cos.), 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Louisana: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Tennessee: 1850, 1860, 1880

Indian Records:
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  • 1832 Census of Creek Indians Taken by Parsons & Abbott
  • Census Roll, 1835, of the Cherokee Indians East of the Mississippi & Index
  • Enrollment Cards of the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914.
  • Final Roll of Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory as approved by the Secretary of Interior on or before March 4, 1907 with Supplement, September 25, 1914.
  • U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Letters received by the Office 1824-81 (Miami Agency).

Special Collections on Microfilm
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  • William Wade Hinshaw Index to Quaker Meeting Recs. (Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Wisconsin).
  • Draper Manuscript Collection.
  • Index to Biographies in Local Histories in the Library of Congress. Index to Family Coats-of-Arms in Printed Books in the New Jersey State Library.
  • City Directories of the U.S....1861-1881 (50 largest U.S. cities).
  • Leon S. Hollingsworth (of Georgia) Genealogical Card File ("consists of some 45,000 index cards on which are recorded data gleaned from various sources").

State and County Records / Tax Lists (scattered holdings):
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  • Joseph Gavit's American Deaths & Marriages, 1784-1829 (abstracts of notices in some 65 newspapers covering New York state, U.S., Canada, as well as foreign countries).
  • New Englanders in Nova Scotia.
  • New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence Almon Torrey. County & Regional Histories of the "Old Northwest" (Research Publications, Inc.) - California, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin (includes atlases; limited to items published prior to 1900).
  • CALIFORNIA - State census, 1852; Miscellaneous cemetery records.
  • CONNECTICUT- Barbour Collection (numerous vital records of Connecticut): Hale Collection (newspaper notices, headstone inscriptions); Cemeteries, 1673-1911.
  • WASHINGTON D.C. - Marriage & Death Notices from the National Intelligencer (Washington, D.C.), 1800-1850.
  • INDIANA - Copies of, or indexes to, various county court records., i.e., deeds, probates, marriages, wills, etc. to ca. 1900 supplementing printed sources; various local special historical/genealogical collections. Marriage Index, 1966- 1997.
  • KENTUCKY - Miscellaneous counties & dates; Several Perrin histories, Index to Kentucky Deaths, 1911-1995 (Microfiche), Index to Kentucky Marriages, 1973-1995 (Microfiche), Index to Kentucky Births, 1911-1995 (Microfiche), Index to Kentucky Divorces, 1974-1995 (Microfiche), Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1948 (Microfilm).
  • MASSACHUSETTS- Plymouth Colony records; Genealogical Notes of Cape Cod Families. Massachusetts & Maine Direct Tax Census, 1798.
  • NEW JERSEY - Colonial Marriage Bonds, 1711-1797; Tax Ratables, 1778-1822.
  • OHIO - Miscellaneous & scattered records & dates for many counties; Cleveland Public Library Necrology File (1850-1970); Tax duplicate, 1812 (indexed); Registers of Blacks in the Miami Valley (Ohio) 1807-1857; Ohio Surname Index (to various histories & other sources).
  • PENNSYLVANIA - Pennsylvania Newspapers, excerpts of genealogical interest abstracted from Pennsylvania newspapers (1798-1874) in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; U.S. Direct Tax of 1798.
  • TENNESSEE - Miscellaneous records, tax lists, county histories.
  • TEXAS- Marriages (scattered counties/dates); several county histories.
  • WISCONSIN - Necrology, 1846-1944 (newspaper obituaries).

Microfiche Collections:
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  • 1860 Indiana Census Every Name Listing
  • Biographical Dictionary of Early Virginia, 1607-1660
  • City Directories of the U.S. through 1860 (includes various dates/cities in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin).
  • Cross Index to Selected City Streets & Enumeration Districts, 1910 Census.
  • Genealogy & Local History segments by the Microfilming Corp. of America. Includes fiche reprints of genealogies, genealogy serials, local histories, & primary source materials, all listed in the Indiana State Library's online catalog.
  • California Death Index, 1940-1969
  • An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives, 1741-1868
  • Surname & Subject Index of Minute & Court Order Books of County Court, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1749-1774
  • Regimental Histories of the American Civil War

Last updated 23 December 2003.