|How to find an image in the FamilySearch Catalog using the film number found in Historical Records|
HISTORICAL RECORDS DOCUMENT
When patrons want to see the images associated with an index in Historical Records, they can, in many cases, use the film number or GSU (Genealogical Society of Utah) film number listed on the Record Detail Screen to locate films in the FamilySearch catalog.
When a collection has no images, there may still be a way that you can view the image used for indexing the collection. Historical Records contains some collections that were indexed from microfilms held in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The original film images may be located and then ordered into a FamilySearch Center using the following instructions.
Check the details of a record to find the film number or GSU film number; the film number listed is the number of the microfilm held in the Family History Library Catalog. To find information about a microfilm:
Note: Not all records found on Historical Records have a microfilm equivalent.
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