IGS Newsletter Contents

Sample Tables of Contents from Recent Newsletters Here is just a sampling of what you will find in the pages of the IGS Newsletters. The most recent contents from early 2024 are posted here: June 2024: May 2024: April 2024: … Continue reading

IGS Database – Ortssippenbücher Locations

IGS Ortssippenbücher Map Towns where IGS has Ortssippenbücher or other types of family lineage books are plotted on this map. Most towns are located within present-day boundaries of Germany, but some books are located in other countries where Germans emigrants … Continue reading

IGS Catalog – Key

IGS Catalog – Key to Abbreviations This page contains the KEYS to column headers in the IGS Library Catalog tables. The keys can be used in the table search boxes to filter information found in each catalog. KEY TO LOCATION … Continue reading

IGS Catalog – Media Collection

IGS Media Collection This collection of media consists of CD, DVDs, Microfilm and Microfiche that are still available to view at the Immigrant Library in Burbank. Most items listed are available through various other genealogy sites on the internet, but … Continue reading

IGS Catalog – Immigration and Emigration

IGS Immigration and Emigration Catalog This catalog lists resources found at The Immigrant Library helpful in researching your ancestors’ emigration and immigration patterns. Reference material includes indexes to passenger lists, compiled lists of passenger manifests, lists of emigrants from various … Continue reading

IGS Catalog – Ortssippenbücher (OSBs)

IGS Ortssippenbücher Catalog Called by various names, these are “village family books” most often arranged around the village marriage records. Compiled by researchers using mainly parish records and sometimes other local record sources, the books are considered secondary sources, and … Continue reading

IGS Catalog – By Location

IGS Catalog by Geographic Location This catalog lists the publications available to view at the Immigrant Library sorted by geographic location. It covers Germany, and regions on the European continent where Germanic peoples have migrated. It also includes resources from … Continue reading

IGS Library Collection

This page is where you can discover what the Immigrant Genealogical Society has in its holdings at the library in Burbank, California. Our card catalogue of publications is divided into separate categories to make the database easier to search – … Continue reading

Finding Aids

IGS Collection of Finding Aids These finding aides were prepared in order to guide you towards resources that are located on our shelves, as well as on the Internet. Organized by geographic location, they contain helpful suggestions of where to … Continue reading