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Monday, 6th January 2014

FamilySearch Adds More Than 4.1 Million Records and Images

By Africa S. Hands

From FamilySearch:

FamilySearch has added more than 4.1 million indexed records and images to collections from Belgium, Canada, Portugal, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 799,816 images from the new U.S., Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists Index, 1820–1897, collection, the 579,177 images from the new U.S., Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index, 1899–1940, collection, and the 532,591 images from the new U.S., Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger Lists Index, 1800-1906, collection.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

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