Index Books (Historical Documents)
Index Books allow you to search historical documents in our online database.
You can search Index Books to find out which book and page records appear on in actual books. If Record Books are scanned, you can view and download documents.
Begin by clicking the
Index Books tab. For some municipalities, the tab is labeled
Search by Name
Clicking the Index Books link opens the screen below, allowing you to Select Volume from the drop-down menu, and then enter the last name in the Find Name field.
When you locate the name, you will see the book and page listed. You can then click on
Go to Document and look it up.
Go to Document
Make sure to Select Book Type before entering the Book, then the Page in each field.
If there are no images available, you will see the message "No images were found for book".
This indicates there is only an index available.
To download the image shown, click on the Print/Download button to open the dialog box.
If the document is more than one page, make sure to enter the total number of pages, including the current page shown.
If you’re unsure how many pages are in the document, use the menu arrows at the top to scroll through and view pages.