HeritageQuest Online

Alternative Titles
HeritageQuest Online (CH)
Heritage Quest Online, ProQuest/UMI Genealogy & Local History Collection, PERSI
Description
Provides access to 5 resources useful for historical & genealogical research on the US & Canada: 1) photoreproductions of the original data sheets from the 1790-1930 U.S. federal censuses, with extensive indexing; 2) digitized versions of 22,000+ books (genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, probate records, etc) from all 50 US states and Canada; 3) PERSI (PERiodical Subject Index), a comprehensive subject index covering 6,500+ genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800; 4) Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files of 80,000+ individuals who served in that war; and 5) Freedman's Bank Records, documenting 105,000+ freed African American slaves and over 480,000 of their dependants and heirs.
Type
Database
Coverage
1700 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8325
Access
Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)
Subjects
Page maintained by Kathleen Folger
Last modified: 04/09/2013