BallinStadt Emigration Museum Hamburg  history of immigration from Hamburg, a key port for European emigrants

Cyndi’s List  resources for ships and passenger lists

Castle Garden  11 million immigrants to New York from 1820 to 1892

Ellis Island  records of millions of immigrants to American between 1892 and 1924

Ellis Island Overview  from the New York Cleaning Service, with links to records

Great Migration $  information about people who settled in New England between 1620 and 1640

Great Migration Begins $  immigrants to New England 1620-1633

EMILE – Early Migrant Letter Stories  Immigrant letters written to people in the old countries: Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Poland and Sweden.

A Guide to Interpreting Passenger List Annotations  a comprehensive reference guide to interpreting the markings, or annotations, found on immigration passenger lists

Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850-1934 $  on Ancestry, with images, not completely indexed

Hamburg Passenger Lists, Handwritten Indexes, 1850-1934 $  on Ancestry

Historic Ship Passenger Lists  ship passenger lists to the United States and Canada, many from Germany

Immigrant Ancestor’s Project  Brigham Young University has transcribed emigration records, records of departures. These records sometimes contain information on birthplaces not included in the immigration and naturalization records of the destination countries

Immigrant Servants Database  searchable list of colonial ancestors from Europe who were indentured servants, convict servants or redemptioners, from 1607 through 1820

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild  transcribed ship passenger lists

Immigrants to Canada  links to emigration and immigration reports on nineteenth century immigrants to Eastern Canada

Immigration History Resource Center  the University of Minnesota’s collection of primary sources on immigration, including letters, diaries, and oral histories from North American immigrants during 1800-1950

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930, Harvard University Library, Open Collections Program  digitized books, maps, photographs, maps and manuscripts on immigration to the US

Library of Congress: Guide to Published Sources for Immigrant Arrivals

Mayflower 2020  New England Historic Genealogical Society’s interactive website with free access to biographies of the Pilgrims and an online gallery for descendants

Passport Records  how to obtain passport records from the U.S. Department of State

Olive Tree Genealogy  many passenger records

The Original Lists of Persons of Quality Who Went from Great Britain to the American Plantations, 1600-1700  John Camden Hotten’s 1962 book with the names of more than 11,000 emigrants from England to the United States from 1600 to 1700

The Scots Irish Journey to the New World  description of five ships of Ulster Scots to Boston in 1718

The ShipsList  immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information

Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to New England  Charles Banks’ 1937 book with records of almost 3000 emigrants listing their home in England, ships in which they sailed, New England towns they settled in and reference to sources

Tracing Immigrant Origins  lessons on how to find your immigrant ancestors

US Citizenship and Immigration Services  naturalization files (1906 to 1956), visa and citizenship applications $

US National Archives Archival Database System