Collections tagged Government Records

Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency

Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency

The first 30 years of California's statehood were a time of upheaval for American Indians throughout California. New state officials worked to assume control of California's affairs and boundaries, U.S. government officials unfamiliar with California and its Indians arrived to document tribal...

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Indianapolis Public Schools

Indianapolis Public Schools

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) has been an vital public institution throughout the history of Indianapolis and central Indiana. Since its incorporation in 1853, IPS has shaped – and been shaped by – the residents and communities that turned Indianapolis from a small settlement at the mouth of...

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City of Seattle Records

City of Seattle Records

Dating from the 1870s to the first few years of the 20th century, these records contain glimpses into the lives and activities of a growing Seattle. In letters, petitions, reports, claims, bids, and early City ordinances, City of Seattle activities are documented through the voices of Seattle...

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Historical DCLEP Council Minutes

Historical DCLEP Council Minutes

This is a joint project between the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula and the Cummins School Community Library, focused on preserving historical Council Minutes in a digital format, allowing accessibility for all.

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Chief Gunner Logbook

Chief Gunner Logbook

The Chief Gunner’s journal provides, on one side of the diary, a rough journal by Edward Argent detailing the voyage to China of the PROTECTOR to serve with the Admiralty during the Boxer Rebellion. He writes of the events that occur during the voyage which involve travelling from Adelaide...

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Utah Women Suffrage

Utah Women Suffrage

Various documents and records from the Utah State Archives and Records Service related to the suffrage of women in the Utah Territory and State of Utah. See also an online exhibit for "Suffrage and Stories of Utah Women" and blog posts featuring women's stories throughout 2020.

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Central Pacific Railroad Company Lawsuits

Central Pacific Railroad Company Lawsuits

Legal documents relating to lawsuits resulting from Central Pacific Railroad stock manipulation. Attorney Alfred A. Cohen represented the plaintiffs, and likely owned these documents. Individual stockholders in these cases received reduced or no dividends from their holdings, or were persuaded...

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Kingston records (regionally related)

Kingston records (regionally related)

Records out of the City of Kingston archival collection, or from private donors, that are regionally related to the Kingston geographic area by association of provenance, topic or event.

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British Army: Description and Succession Books (Regimental)

British Army: Description and Succession Books (Regimental)

These books give details of British Army soldiers and officers, They include details of enlistment, and appointments (promotions) and discharged or deceased The National Archives (UK) will use basic information to enhance their catalogue. The forms vary in content. The image quality may be...

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Mayor and Council Proceedings

Mayor and Council Proceedings

The Mayor and Council Proceedings are part of the City of Fort Worth Records available at the Fort Worth Public Library Archives. The collection includes the proceedings for 1895-2011, with the years 1895-1902 represented in the digital collection. Full-page transcriptions of council...

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Alabama Supreme Court Case Files

Alabama Supreme Court Case Files

When completed, this collection will contain all the original case files of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1820 through 1877. These records include interrogatories, exhibits, motions, and other details not included in the published rulings, though excerpts from the printed reports will be...

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Francis Forbes - Correspondence relating to the Sudds, Thompson, and Robison cases, ca.1824-1830

Francis Forbes - Correspondence relating to the Sudds, Thompson, and Robison cases, ca.1824-1830

In 1826, the privates Joseph Sudds and Patrick Thompson deliberately committed theft in the expectation that they would be transported, a fate they believed to be preferable to continued service in the army. Lieutenant Governor Ralph Darling, Governor of N.S.W., commuted their sentence to a...

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United States Colored Troops Muster and Descriptive Roll for Kentucky the 7th, 8th and 9th Districts

United States Colored Troops Muster and Descriptive Roll for Kentucky the 7th, 8th and 9th Districts

This ledger contains information on the African American troops from part of the 7th district, and all of the 8th, and 9th Congressional Districts of Kentucky, who were mustered into the U.S. Army during the Civil War in 1864-65. The 7th district includes: Woodford, Franklin, Mercer, Boyle, and...

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Registers of Certificates of Service, Masters and Mates, Foreign Trade

Registers of Certificates of Service, Masters and Mates, Foreign Trade

Registers of Certificates of Service of masters and mates aboard foreign-going British merchant ships kept by the General Registry and Record Office of Seamen (RGSS) and its successor. These volumes register certificates which were awarded to already serving officers. They compliment other...

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District Superior Court Records

District Superior Court Records

Collection Status: Temporarily Closed Due to Technical Difficulties Transcription Difficulty Rating: Expert About the Collection The supreme courts of justice system, in effect briefly from 1755 to 1759, served as the immediate predecessor and the pattern on which the district...

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Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama

Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama

When completed, this collection will consist of the official papers of the eleven men who served as governors of Alabama from the eve of secession and Civil War to the postwar "Redemption" administrations of George S. Houston and Rufus W. Cobb.

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Early Governors' Papers

Early Governors' Papers

William Blount (1790-1796); John Sevier (1796-1801); Archibald Roane (1801-1803); John Sevier, second administration (1803-1809); Willie Blount (1809-1815); Joseph McMinn (1815-1821); William Carroll (1821-1827); Sam Houston (1827-1829); William Hall (1829); William Carroll (1829-1835); Newton...

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Registers of Certificates of Service, Masters and Mates, Foreign Trade pt 2

Registers of Certificates of Service, Masters and Mates, Foreign Trade pt 2

This is part 2, covering BT 124/7 - 23 (Up to bt-124-23-2) Registers of Certificates of Service of masters and mates aboard foreign-going British merchant ships kept by the General Registry and Record Office of Seamen (RGSS) and its successor. These volumes register certificates which...

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Salt Lake City (Utah) Tax Rolls

Salt Lake City (Utah) Tax Rolls

Project Forum: There's a new feature for a forum just for this project. Click on the tab at the top to view all individual Page Notes, plus some general discussion. These volumes record the assessment of real and personal property. They were used for taxing purposes. Individual city...

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Salt Lake County (Utah) Civil Case Indexes

Salt Lake County (Utah) Civil Case Indexes

The Civil Case Indexes record the names of plaintiffs and defendants involved in civil actions and provide assigned case numbers, facilitating clerical management of and access to the civil case files. We are transcribing the original books kept by the court clerk to provide a complete name...

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Spring City (Utah) Council Minutes

Spring City (Utah) Council Minutes

The city council minute books were created as the official record of the city council meetings. Typical entries contain information about budgeting and finance; city ordinances; business and professional licensing procedures; department activities; and improvements in public service such as...

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Florida County Tax Rolls, 1849 and 1850

Florida County Tax Rolls, 1849 and 1850

These ledgers document tax assessments in Florida counties for 1849 and 1850. This form was standardized across all counties. However, the form changed changed after 1850, and you can transcribe later years by viewing the associated collection.

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Texas Adjutant General's Department Ranger military rolls 1876 - 1897

Texas Adjutant General's Department Ranger military rolls 1876 - 1897

These records include muster rolls, muster-in rolls, muster/payrolls, and payrolls for various Ranger organizations of the State of Texas, maintained by the Texas Adjutant General's Department. They date 1846-1861, 1874-1910, 1913-1914, and undated. The information contained on the rolls varies...

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Colonial Secretary's Inwards Correspondence (S5253)

Colonial Secretary's Inwards Correspondence (S5253)

This is the main series of letters received by the Colonial Secretary's Office, and was started following separation from New South Wales in December 1859. The Colonial Secretary’s correspondence contains fascinating stories from the people living and working in the new state of Queensland, in...

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Virginia Revolutionary Conventions, 1774-1776

Virginia Revolutionary Conventions, 1774-1776

This collection contains the records of the five Virginia conventions that met before the creation of a new state government in 1776. The first convention was held at the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg on May 30, 1774. Twenty-five members of the House of Burgesses gathered to protest the...

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Greenville City Codes & Ordinances

Greenville City Codes & Ordinances

Typed and bound ordinances, laws, and charter for the City of Greenville. Includes names of city government officials, committees, and aldermen.

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Sevier County (Utah) Declarations of Intention

Sevier County (Utah) Declarations of Intention

These volumes from the Sixth District Court in Sevier County, Utah contain declarations of intentions to become United States citizens in which an applicant vows to later become a U.S. citizen and to renounce his current citizenship.

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Jones Memorial Library MS2060 - Winston Petition

Jones Memorial Library MS2060 - Winston Petition

Jones Memorial Library Manuscript 2060 is a portion of the petition filed by attorneys Leigh & Anthony on behalf of Dorothea & Edmund Winston in response to a lawsuit brought by Patrick Henry's executors. Dorothea Dandridge was Henry's second wife - Henry married her in 1777 after his first...

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General Assembly Session Records (1760-1762)

General Assembly Session Records (1760-1762)

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate/Experienced About the Collection The General Assembly Session Records digital collection features records of early North Carolina state legislatures found within the holdings of the State...

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Regulator Movement

Regulator Movement

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection The Regulator Movement was a brief uprising in eastern North Carolina from 1768 to 1771, before the start of the American Revolution. North Carolinians...

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Revolutionary War Era

Revolutionary War Era

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection The American Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, secured the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain and established a...

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Troop Rosters (1747-1893)

Troop Rosters (1747-1893)

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection This collection is comprised of Troop Returns from the State Archives of North Carolina Military Collection. Troop Returns (1747-1893) include lists, returns,...

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Military Papers

Military Papers

Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Easy About the Collection A selection of documents from World War I and World War II eras. How to Help Transcribe Documents The transcription conventions, or “rules,” are located at the bottom of...

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Cohabitation Records (Marriage Records)

Cohabitation Records (Marriage Records)

Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection In March 1866, the General Assembly passed “An Act Concerning Negroes and Persons of Color or of Mixed Blood,” which included a statute that enslaved...

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Loose Court Records Referencing Enslaved People

Loose Court Records Referencing Enslaved People

The Shelby County Museum & Archives houses over twenty thousand packets of Loose Court Case Records. Following a meticulous page-by-page examination of these cases, we have curated a collection focusing on cases involving enslaved individuals. The next phase of our project involves...

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World War I Questionnaires

World War I Questionnaires

The World War I questionnaire project was part of an effort to gather and preserve the history of Tennessee's involvement in what was then known as the Great War. On January 24, 1919 the state legislature resolved that a committee of 25 be appointed, to be known as the Tennessee State...

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Offentliga tillställningar i Göteborg

Offentliga tillställningar i Göteborg

Var med och lyft fram Göteborgs offentliga händelser kring förra sekelskiftet! I det här projektet transkriberar vi tillståndsjournaler från Göteborgs poliskammares arkiv. Den transkriberade information kommer sedan att tillgängliggöras fritt på Riksarkivets hemsida. Digitiseringen av...

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Indiana Volunteer Militia Enrollment Lists of 1862

Indiana Volunteer Militia Enrollment Lists of 1862

Near the start of the Civil War in the summer of 1862, the Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton directed all northern states to fill a draft call for 300,000 men. In Indiana, two separate lists were created, one for men who had already enlisted in the volunteer forces and another listing all white...

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Indiana Draft Enrollment Lists of 1862

Indiana Draft Enrollment Lists of 1862

Near the start of the Civil War in the summer of 1862, the Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton directed all northern states to fill a draft call for 300,000 men. In Indiana, two separate lists were created, one for men who had already enlisted in the volunteer forces and another listing all white...

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British Army: Description and Succession Books (NCOs and Ranks)

British Army: Description and Succession Books (NCOs and Ranks)

These are records of Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and other ranks. They include physical descriptions, attestation dates, genealogical information, and length service records. They are hand written, and the pages may be in a poor state

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Records of male convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land, 1820-1844, and female convicts, 1844-1852

Records of male convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land, 1820-1844, and female convicts, 1844-1852

In times past, having a convict in your family history was something to be ashamed of – it is ironic that now it is almost un-Australian not to have one! Apart from the usual personal details of when and where the person was born, what you find in these records are the reasons for your...

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The State of Utah vs. Joe Hill

The State of Utah vs. Joe Hill

Born in 1879 in Gavle, Sweden, Joseph Hillstrom (also known as Joe Hill) immigrated to the United States in 1902, and worked in a variety of jobs including laborer, miner, lumberman, and longshoreman. The often brutal working conditions he witnessed led him to join the Industrial Workers of the...

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Inventory of Women's Personal Property in Washoe County, NV

Inventory of Women's Personal Property in Washoe County, NV

The Nevada Constitution, ratified in 1864, contained a provision for documenting "all property, both real and personal, of the wife owned or claimed by her before marriage and that acquired afterward by gift, devise or descent" so that in the case of the end of the marriage, she could reclaim...

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Brigham Young Probate Case File

Brigham Young Probate Case File

The first governor of the Utah Territory and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) died August 29, 1877. At the time, the church practiced an arrangement wherein the president held property and real estate as "trustee-in-trust." This allowed Young to direct and...

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High Point Archives Project

High Point Archives Project

Letters, deeds, meeting minutes, and other materials from the collection of the High Point Museum. Many of the Fisher letters describe visits to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

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Mauritius BM Project

Mauritius BM Project

The Bois Marchand Cemetery was established in 1867, due to the malaria epidemic. The land was donated by the Marchand family. The Archive consists of Burial Registers (BR) and Graves Purchased Books (GPB), in the form of bound printed forms. They were written in English and on a daily basis from...

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Kentucky USCT Pension files

Kentucky USCT Pension files

1,633 Black Catholics are buried in unmarked graves in St. Louis Cemetery in Louisville, KY. Many of the men served in the Union army during the Civil War (the US Colored Troops), as Buffalo Soldiers, and in World War I. This project collects military records, especially pension files, that...

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1911-1929 Reports of Committees

1911-1929 Reports of Committees

1911-1929 Reports of Committees

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