2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Registers of births, etc.

  1. Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska records, 1733-1938

    87,000 items ; 660 containers plus 111 oversize ; 326 linear feet ; 402 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Principally ecclesiastical records relating to the administration of the numerous parishes and chapels of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, and, to a lesser extent, in Canada and the United States, comprising correspondence, registers of births, marriages, and deaths, confession and communion records, a clergy dossier, orders and edicts (ukases) from imperial and ecclesiastical authorities, financial records, diaries and travel journals, photographs, printed matter, and other material. Includes material relating to missionary work among the Tlingit Indians; Russian administration of Alaska through the bureaucracy of the church; schools and education; the Russian-American Company; and papers of various church officials, including Tikhon Bellavin, Evdokim Meshcherskii, and John S. Kedrovsky.

  2. Black history collection, 1623-2008

    1,215 items ; 6 containers plus 2 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.