Card catalog in reading room

Thanks to the dedicated work of members of the Volunteers in Archives (VIA) program, online indexes are available for several of our collections, including some of our more popular genealogical collections. These indexes are intended to help researchers more quickly locate specific records to request from among the potentially hundreds of thousands available. 

Before viewing a particular index, you are urged to read our Tips for Searching Indexes page and then select the appropriate index to begin your search.

Personal Name Indexes

Other Online Indexes/Collections

Online Photograph and Map Collections

Additional electronic indexes are available at the Archives Reading Room for our entire photographic and maps and plans collections. Please contact us for assistance searching these collections.