Bahamas—Civil Registration, 1850–1959

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Skill Level: Intermediate

  • This project is recommended for experienced volunteers who are comfortable with the indexing process, system features, and a variety of old handwriting styles.

Characteristics and Description

  • Each batch includes up to 20 images.
  • Images may contain as many as 30 records.
  • The records were either handwritten or typed, many on preprinted forms.
  • Images include either one or two pages.
  • Each record type has different fields to index.
  • No highlights are available in this project.

Additional Information

Access Restriction

  • No restrictions are associated with this collection. The completed index and links to digital images will be freely accessible online to the general public when the collection is published.

How to Help with This Project

  • If you have not already done so, you must register as an indexing volunteer. To register and download and install the indexing program, click here for the indexing home page. Click on Get Started, and follow the instructions on the page.
  • After you register, click the Begin Indexing link on the indexing home page, and sign in to the indexing program with your user name and password. Then click the Download Batch button, and select this project name from the list. To see the project name on the list, you may need to select Show all projects at the top of the Download Batch window.