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Indexes, Catalogs, Inventories, Printed or Manuscript Finding Aids

Record Type: Prepared finding aids that make genealogical material more usable.

Time Period: Varies; depends on material being indexed.

Contents: Varies; consist mostly of reference entries that provide more ready access to records. Sometimes contain record extracts.

Location: Varies; libraries, archives, and other record repositories in the Faeroe Islands and in Denmark, especially the Faeroe National Archives [Føroya Landsskjalasavn] in Tórshavn, Faeroe Islands and in the National Archives [Rigsarkivet] of Denmark in Copenhagen.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Faeroe Islands,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1990-2000.