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Print Sources: 


929.19437
B116c

 


Baca, Leo. Czech Immigration Passenger Lists. Halletsville, Tex.: Old Homestead Pub. Co., c1983.

Primarily discusses Czech and Moravian immigrants into the ports of New Orleans and Galveston Texas.
 


929.11
S557
v.1
 

Boyer, Carl., Ship Passenger Lists: National and New England (1600-1825). Newhall, California, 1977.


929.11
S557
v.2
 

Boyer, Carl., Ship Passenger Lists: New York and New Jersey (1600-1825). Newhall, California, 1978.


929.11
S557
v.3
 

Boyer, Carl., Ship Passenger Lists: The South (1538-1825). Newhall, California, 1979.


929.11
S557
v.4
 

Boyer, Carl., Ship Passenger Lists: Pennsylvania and Delaware (1641-1825). Newhall, California, 1980.


974.8
B954m


Burgert, Annette K. Master Index to the Emigrants Documented in the Published Works of Annette K. Burgert, F.A.S.G., F.G.S.P. Myerstown, PA.: AKB Publications, 2000.

Includes surname and given name of emigrant year of emigration to the United States, and keyword to one of Burgert's other sources.
 


974.8
B954p


Burgert, Annette Kunselman. Palatine Origins of Some Pennsylvania Pioneers. Myerstown, PA: AKB Publications, 2000.

Seeks to identify the European village of origin of Colonial Pennsylvania German Immigrants through 18th century German resources and Pennsylvania church records.
 


929.11
C688b

Coldham, Peter Wilson. Bonded Passengers to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983.


929.11
C688br

Coldham, Peter Wilson. The Bristol Registers of Servants Sent to Foreign Plantations, 1654-1686. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1988


929.11
C688c

Coldham, Peter Wilson. The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage, 1614-1775. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1988.


929.122
D635di

Dobson, David. Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1984.


929.121
F198f


The Famine Immigrants: Lists of Irish Immigrants Arriving at the Port of New York, 1846-1851. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983.

The records list Irish passengers by name, ship and date of arrival.
 


929.11
P287f


Filby, P. William, Passenger and Immigration List Index: A Guide to Published Arrival Records of 300,000 Passengers Who Came to the United States and Canada in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries. Detroit, Mich.:

This volume is a preliminary edition containing about 75,000 names. This is a compilation of published passenger lists, not passenger lists on microfilm.

 


929.11
P287fi


Filby, P. William, Passenger and Immigration List Index: A Guide to Published Arrival Records of 500,000 Passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth centuries. (3 volumes, plus annual supplements), Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., c1981.

This is a compilation of published passenger lists, not passenger lists on microfilm. You will need to check each supplement individually. The printed numbered bibliography is at the beginning of each volume.
 


929.13
G373t


Germans to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports. Wilmington, DE, Scholarly Resources, 1988.

Derived from original ship manifest schedules in chronological order by date of 
arrival. The original set is from January 2, 1850-June 17, 1897.

There is an index of names in every volume, look in the volume in the range of
years the immigrant would have arrived. Information on ship and village may be
given.
 


929.13
G373ta


Germans to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports in the 1840's. Wilmington, DE, Scholarly Resources, c2002.

Derived from original ship manifest schedules in chronological order by date of arrival. The records in this set begin in the 1840s.

There is an index of names in every volume, look in the volume in the range of years the immigrant would have arrived. Information on ship and village may be given.
 

 

929.102
M547ha

 

Index to Mennonite Immigrants on United States Passenger Lists, 1872-1904. North Newton, Kan.: Mennonite Library and Archives, 1986.

Includes names, age and occupation of Mennonite arrivals. Also contains chronological list of ships.
 


929.15
I88


Italians to America: Lists Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports 1880-1899. Wilmington, Delaware, Scholarly Resources, 1992.

There is an index of names in every volume, look n the volume in the range of years the immigrant would have arrived. Information on ship and village may be given.
 


974.7
J774e


Jones, Henry Z., Even More Palatine Families: 18th Century Immigrants to the American Colonies and their German, Swiss and Austrian origins. Rockport, ME.: Picton Press, c2002.
 

 

974.7
J774m

 

Jones, Henry Z. More Palatine Families: Some Immigrants to the Middle Colonies 1717-1776 and their European Origins Plus New Discoveries on German Families who Arrived in Colonial new York in 1710. Universal City, CA.: H.Z. Jones, 1991.
 


16.929
L251p

 

Lancour, Harold. Lists of Ships Coming to North America, 1607-1825. 

Extracted from New York Public Library Bulletin, May 1937   


16.929
L251p
1988
 


Lancour, Harold. Passenger and Immigration Lists Bibliography 1538-1900: Being a Guide to Published Lists of Arrivals in the United States and Canada. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., c1988
 


929.1385
M636r


Migration from the Russian Empire: Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., c1995.

Derived from original ship manifest schedules in chronological order by date of arrival. Covers the period from January 1875 � June 1891. In the same format as Germans to America.
 


929.11
M889
1979
 

Morton Allan Directory of European Passenger Steamship Arrivals for the Years 1890 to 1930 at the Port of New York and for the years 1904 to 1926 at the Ports of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Baltimore. Baltimore: Genealogical  Pub. Co., 1979.


929.182
O52sw
1979b
 


Olsson, Nils William. Swedish Passenger Arrivals in U.S. Ports 1820-1850 (except New York): With Additions and Corrections to Swedish Passenger Arrivals in New York 1820-1850. Saint Paul, Minn.: North Central Pub. Co., 1979.
 


929.11
R225s
 

Rasmussen, Louis J. San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists. Colma, Calif.: San Francisco Historic Record & Genealogy: Bulletin, 1965.


974.8
S897p
1992
 

Strassburger, Ralph Beaver. Pennsylvania German pioneers: A publication of the original lists of arrivals in the port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808. Springfield, VA: Genealogical Books in Print, 1992.


929.11
T314a
1993

 


Tepper, Michael. American Passenger Arrival Records: A Guide to the Records of Immigrants Arriving at American Ports by Sail or Steam. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1993.

Discusses the content of colonial, early federal, and customs passenger lists.
 


974.8
T314e

Tepper, Michael, Emigrants to Pennsylvania, 1641-1819: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists from the Pennsylvania magazine of History and Biography. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1975.


929.11
T314p
 

Tepper, Michael. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Baltimore, 1820-1834: From Customs Passenger Lists. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982.


929.11
P287p


Tepper, Michael. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia, 1800-1819: The Philadelphia (baggage list). Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co.,  1987.

Precedes regular passenger lists. Cargo inventories are where passengers are  
listed.
 


929.11
U58L


U.S. Department of State. Passenger Arrivals, 1819-1920: A Transcript of the List of Passengers Who Arrived in the United States from the 1, October, 1819, to the 30, September, 1820, with an added index. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967.
 

Ships 


929.11
A59s


Anita, Michael J. Ships of our Ancestors. Menominee, Mich.: Ships of our Ancestors Inc., 1983.

Descriptive information about ships.
 


929.11
C698t
1993


Colletta, John Philip. They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, c1993.

Discusses all types of immigration emigration sources, plus alternative resources.
 

CD ROMs: 

CD #170
Family Tree Maker
 


Immigrants to the New World, 1600�s -1800�s

CD #256
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger and Immigration Lists: Boston, 1821-1850

CD #257
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: Irish Immigrants to North America, 1803-1871

CD #259
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: Baltimore, 1820-1850

CD #260
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: Baltimore, Vol. 2, 1851-1872

CD #264
Family Tree Maker
 


Irish to America, Passenger and Immigration Lists, Vol. 2, 1846-1886

CD #273
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: NY, 1820-1850

CD #353
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: Italians to America, 1880-1893

CD #354
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration List Index 1538-1940

CD #355
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: Germans to America, 1850-1874

CD #356
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: Germans to America, 1875-1888

CD #357
Family Tree Maker
 



Passenger & Immigration Lists: Irish to America, 1846-1865

CD #358
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: New Orleans, 1820-1850

CD #359
Family Tree Maker
 


Passenger & Immigration Lists: Philadelphia, 1800-1850

CD #360
Family Tree Maker
 


Russians to America, 1850-1896, Passenger and Immigration Lists

CD #365
Family Tree Maker
 


Irish & British Immigrants to America 1870-1872, Vol. 3

CD #366
Family Tree Maker
 


Irish & British Immigrants to America, 1873-1879, Vol. 3

CD #501
Family Tree Maker
 


Immigrant Records: Immigrants to Pennsylvania, 1600s-1800s

Internet Links: 



 
 


Ancestry Library

   
Online subscription
available for use within the Indiana State Library. The following is a sampling of various ports, and timeframe of records, that are available. This is not a comprehensive list of all available titles.

Atlantic Ports, Gulf Coast, & Great Lakes Passenger Lists 1820-1871
Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1892-1948
Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943
New Orleans 1820-1850, Passenger & Immigration Lists
Philadelphia 1800-1850, Passenger & Immigration Lists
New York Passenger Lists 1851-1891
New York 1820-1850, Passenger & Immigration Lists  
 

 


CastleGarden.org 

Americas first immigration center, 12 million immigrants passed through Castle Garden from 1820-1892, when Ellis Island opened. 
 

 

 


Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

This site includes a broad range of subject categories such as: Famous & Historical Ships, General Resource Sites, Libraries, Archives & Museums, Mailing Lists, Newsgroups & Chat, Professional Researchers, Ships, Passenger & Crew Lists, Shipwrecks, and Societies & Groups.
 

 


Ellis Island

Searchable database of passengers and crew members who entered through Ellis Island, and the Port of New York 1892-1954.
 

 


Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

A vast array of ship passenger lists form various time periods, and destinations.
 

 


Library of Congress: Immigrant Arrivals A Guide to Published Sources


An online guide to help individuals effectively understand and use published sources relating to immigrants.
 

 


The Ships List Home Page

Immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information, ship pictures, ship descriptions, and passenger lists.
 

 


Steamship Historical Society of America Photograph Collection

An online collection of photographs of passenger liners and other vessels dating from the mid-1800s.

 
The U.S. National Archives & Records Administration
    
Searchable data files relating to the immigration of Russians (1834-1897), Irish (1846-1851), Germans (1850-1897), and Italians (1855-1900) to the U.S.
 

 


What Passenger Lists Are Online?

Online Passenger Lists. Internet Sources for Transcribed Passenger Records & Indexes
 

 Microfilm: 


Microfilm
Second Floor


Index to Passenger Lists...New York, 1820-1846, 1897-1902, Index (Soundex)...NY, 1902-1943


Microfilm
Second Floor
 


Index (Soundex) to City Passenger Lists of Baltimore, 1833-1866


Microfilm
Second Floor
 


Index (Soundex) to Federal Passenger Lists of Baltimore, 1820-1897


Microfilm
Second Floor
 


Index to Passengers Arriving at Philadelphia, 1800-1906


Microfilm
Second Floor
 


Index to Passenger Lists Boston, 1848-1891, 1902-1906


Microfilm
Second Floor
 


Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1847-1897


Microfilm
Second Floor
 


Quarterly Abstracts of Vessels Arriving at New Orleans, 1820-1875


Microfilm
Second Floor


Supplemental Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Atlantic & Gulf Coast Ports (excluding NY) 1820-1874

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