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Passenger Lists

Select Bibliography of Published Passenger Lists

The Society Library's collection of guides and indexes is always growing. Check the computer and card catalogs for an up-to-date listing of these and other sources.

  • Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Revised ed. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993.
  • Filby, P. William. Passenger and Immigration Lists Bibliography, 1538-1900. Z 5313 U5 F54 1988 (Reference Desk).
  • Filby, P. William. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. CS 68 P362. (Reading Room). A guide and index to published lists of arrivals in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Luebking, Sandra Hargreaves, eds.. The Source : A Guidebook of American Genealogy. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1997.
  • Tepper, Michael. American Passenger Arrival Records. CS 68 T46 1988 (Reference Desk). A guide to records of immigrants arriving at American ports by sail or steam.


  • Baca, Leo. Czech Immigration Passenger Lists. 1846-1906, years vary according to ports. E 184 B67 B32 1983.


  • Swierenga, Robert. Dutch Immigrants in U.S. Ship Passenger Manifests, 1820-1880. Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 1983.


  • Coldham, Peter. The Complete Book of Emigrants In Bondage, 1614-1775. Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1988.
  • Coldham, Peter. The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1776. Baltimore : Genealogical Co., 1987- .


  • Glazier, Ira and Filby, P. William. Germans to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, 1850-. Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 1988- .
  • Zimmerman, Gary and Wolfert, Marion. German Immigrants: Lists of Passengers Bound from Bremen to New York, 1847-1867. Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1985-.
  • Schenk, Trudy, Froelke, Ruth and Bork, Inge. Wurttemberg Emigration Index. Salt Lake City : Ancestry Inc., 1986- .


  • Glazier, Ira and Tepper, Michael. The Famine Immigrants: Lists of Irish Immigrants Arriving at the Port of New York, 1846-1851. Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983-1984.


  • Glazier, Ira and Filby, P. William. Italians to America : Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports, 1880 -1899. Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 1992- .


  • Scottish Dobson, David. Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825. Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1984- .


  • Swedish Olsson, Nils William. Swedish Passenger Arrivals in the United States 1820-1850. Stockholm : Schmidts Boktryckeri AB, 1995.

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