Volunteers, We Need You:
US Data Repository is volunteer driven. It is not associated with any
special or commercial project. US Data Repository is generic, non-political,
and part of USGenNet Inc., an educational nonprofit public benefit corporation.
We believe that we are the best online safe-haven that you will find for your data.
Do you have family records to share?
Do you have time to walk a cemetery? US Data Repository is always happy to receive
transcribed copies of obituaries, biographies, old letters, diaries, family bibles, etc.
You can easily submit via email or contact
any State Archivist listed on each state page.
Copyright: Pre-1923 work
is in the public domain. Our primary focus is on
public domain records. We generally avoid anything published 1923 or later
unless the current real copyright owners of post-1922 material give us permission to
publish their work.
should be the transcribers or be the legal owners
of the transcription. Copying from online sources should be avoided.
Transcriptions should be made from original documents, usually by using
microfilms. Proofreading is required.
Format: We prefer
contributions. In the long run, text format may still be with us but HTML is
destined to change. We are able to deal with word files and PDF files. We
have serious restrictions on graphic files. We reserve the right to
Transcriber Info: Name
and address of the transcriber should appear in the file
text at the top of the first page.
Source Cites: The source of the
information should be complete, not just a
microfilm number (if possible). Here is an example of a source citation:
American State Papers, House
of Representatives, 25th Congress, 2nd Session.
Military Affairs: Volume 7, Pages 751-752.
Submit Via Email
Human Contact: You may
contact the State Archivist of the appropriate state.
Until our complement of State Archivists is complete, you may contact any
person listed on this page.