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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Birth-Death Indexes
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2007 18:14:56 -0500
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Thanks for telling us this, Judie.
I think step one is for us to "take inventory" of what is already
permanently available in the Chicago metro area.

Nan

On Jul 2, 2007, at 10:09 AM, Judith Mason wrote:

> Good Morning Listers!
>
> Has anyone checked the permanent collection at the Wilmette FHC?
> I've found them to have just about any record I've needed for IL,
> COOK and CHICAGO both civil and religious. Thay also have a
> considerable collection of Irish records, but I'm not sure how
> complete the B-M-D index films are.
>
> Judie Mason
>
> wrote:
> I like Diane's idea of ordering all the B-D index films at one
> location --
> since Schaumburg is a central suburban site and already has the
> marriage
> indexes, it would seem to be the natural location.
>
> The LDS charges $5.75 for one (one-month) rental, $5.50 for the first
> renewal (two-months) and $5.50 for the
> second rental (indefinite or extended loan) -- total for one film
> for an
> extended loan is $16.75. The latter extension can be almost
> permanent, if the
> original orderer has continued interest in the film or the center
> decides that
> it is a collection worth maintaining (subject only to recall by
> Salt Lake
> City, usually for legal reasons) and they have room to store the
> films. This
> is how it works at Buffalo Grove, where I volunteer.
>
> We would have to know how many films there are to be ordered and
> whether
> Schaumburg would be willing to store them indefinitely before
> proceeding.
>
> As for purchasing the films for a non-LDS location, that is
> something that
> would have to be discussed between the officials of both
> organizations. The
> permissions granted to the LDS for microfilming may not permit such
> a sale.
>
> Because of the last statement, it would seem to be easier to get
> the ok from
> the Schaumburg FHC to order and store the films with them.
>
> Margaret McCarthy
>
>
>
>
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