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Manuscripts Collection

Manuscript Collections

Personal Papers and Collections Go Digital


Welcome to the GFO Digital Manuscript Collections, a volunteer-led project established in late 2012. As our Manuscripts Committee will continue to add finding aids and digital images from over 100 unique collections of personal and family genealogical research material.

Fully digitized collections are available for viewing and research at the GFO Library (please ask at the Reference Desk) and can be found via our online OPALS catalog.

Finding Aids:

Finding aids and collection descriptions are available under the Collections List to the left. Each finding aid includes collection summaries, biographical notes, surnames, dates and locations lists.
Digital versions of each collection can be requested by using the Ordering & Pricing link under Navigation or within the finding aids.

Related items can be found by searching the GFO online catalog

Additional Information:

Read our Donations Policy if you would like to donate your family or genealogical research to the GFO Manuscript Collections. Contact with questions.