Ancestry Library Edition database, from campus and remotely. Other visitors to Special Collections have access through the public computers available in the Schiro Reading Room.
"ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!" --ProQuest web site.
Please note also that selected New Orleans city directories, between 1861 and 1960, are accessible on Ancestry at the present time. We hope you have an opportunity to explore this important new resource.
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