Difference between revisions of "Washington State Archives"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Created page with "= Washington State Archives = The nation's first archives dedicated to the preservation of electronic records from both state and local agencies.  Over 3.7 million records a...")
 
Line 1: Line 1:
= Washington State Archives =
+
= Washington State Archives =
 +
 
 
The nation's first archives dedicated to the preservation of electronic records from both state and local agencies.  Over 3.7 million records are available for research, including:  
 
The nation's first archives dedicated to the preservation of electronic records from both state and local agencies.  Over 3.7 million records are available for research, including:  
  
'''Marriage'''
+
'''Marriage'''  
  
'''Naturalization'''
+
'''Naturalization'''  
  
'''Census'''
+
'''Census'''  
  
'''Death'''
+
'''Death'''  
  
'''Birth'''
+
'''Birth'''  
  
 
'''Military'''  
 
'''Military'''  
  
There are three types of searches available. 
+
There are three types of searches available.   
  
===== People Search:  =====
+
===== '''People Search: '''  =====
  
Researchers can search ALL records in the collections that have index fields that are name based.
+
Researchers can search ALL records in the collections that have index fields that are name based.  
  
===== Keyword Search: =====
+
===== '''Keyword Search:'''  =====
  
Researchers can search on all ''other'' records that are NOT name based records.  Also a search can be done by selecting one of the records series from the drop down box to limit a search.
+
Researchers can search on all ''other'' records that are NOT name based records.  Also a search can be done by selecting one of the records series from the drop down box to limit a search.  
  
===== Detailed Search: =====
+
===== '''Detailed Search:'''  =====
  
 
Researchers can select one record series and search on additional fields that are pertinent only to ''that'' records series.
 
Researchers can select one record series and search on additional fields that are pertinent only to ''that'' records series.

Revision as of 04:20, 22 April 2013

Washington State Archives

The nation's first archives dedicated to the preservation of electronic records from both state and local agencies.  Over 3.7 million records are available for research, including:

Marriage

Naturalization

Census

Death

Birth

Military

There are three types of searches available. 

People Search: 

Researchers can search ALL records in the collections that have index fields that are name based.

Keyword Search:

Researchers can search on all other records that are NOT name based records.  Also a search can be done by selecting one of the records series from the drop down box to limit a search.

Detailed Search:

Researchers can select one record series and search on additional fields that are pertinent only to that records series.