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Riksarkivet och landsarkiven: Swedish National
Archives and its branches, the Provincial archives
Svensk Arkivinformation: SVAR
- Find information about original records in public archives.
- Subscriptions for access to databases with scanned images and indexes.
- Buy records on microfiche.
Stockholms Stadsarkiv: Stockholm City Archives
Lantmäteriverket: National Land Survey
Search for digital or printed historical maps from Lantmäteriets digital archive, with maps from the 17th-20th century. Free viewing all through the selection process.
The office of Custodian of National Antiquities: Images of the Swedish National Heritage Board
Demographic Data Base: About Parish Registers
Other Research Institutions in Sweden
Swedish Emigrant Institute, Växjö
The Swedish American Center, Karlstad
Emigrants from Jämtland Ragunda Emigrant Center
Migranternas Hus, Alfta, Gästrikland
Släktforskarnas Hus House of Genealogy, Leksand
Swedish Databases On-line
Parish search Here you can search for a parish and find out where it is. Instructions in English
Emiweb Web based archive of its kind covering migration to and from Scandinavia. [subscription database]
The Swedish Census 1890 (Norrbotten, Västerbotten, Västernorrland, Jämtland, and Värmland [free search]
Swedish Census 1890, 1900 and much more [subscription database]
Demographical Database for Skåne, Halland och Blekinge in Southern Sweden
Genline Swedish Church Records On-line [subscription database]
The Union Catalog of the Swedish National Library [Kungliga Biblioteket]
Database with excerpts of Birth, Deaths and Marriages in Jönköping County
in Swedish by the Jönköpingsbygdens Genealogiska Förening
The DISBYT database contains records of Swedes who lived before 1910.
The records have been submitted by members
The Släktdata Society On-line searchable transcriptions of birth, marriages and death records
The Central Soldier Register. Facts about the soldiers from the General Muster Rolls and the church records.
Swedish History Sites
Gotland Families, a database built by Olle Överby
Swedish History Sites
Swedish Military History by Hans Högman
The Swedish Central Soldier's Register
Swedish Geography and Maps
The Swedish National Gazetteer will help to find the place in Sweden.
Swedish Administrative Units by Christer Hamré
The 92 mediaeval churches at Gotland
The Swedish language
A Swedish-English Dictionary for
Genealogists from Släktdata
Swedish American Genealogical Societies
Swedish Ancestry Research Association (SARA), Worcester, MA
Swedish Genealogy Society of Minnesota
The Swedish American Historical
Swedish Roots in Oregon
The Colonial Swedes in New Sweden
The Kalmar Nyckel web site
The Swedish Finn Historical Society
Other Swedish Historical Resources in the US
Swenson Swedish Immigrant Research Center at Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
The Swedish American Museum Center, Chicago
The American Swedish Museum, Philadelphia
The American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis
Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle
The Swedish Connection in Kansas
The American Family Immigration History Center at Ellis Island
Steve Morse's short cut to the: Ellis Island database and more
Swedish American Heritage Society of West Michigan
Swedish Council of America
About New Sweden, Maine
Lots of information on Bishop Hill, IL
About the community of Kiron, Iowa
Canadian Societies and Projects
The Scandinavian Society of Nova Scotia
The Canadian Nordic Society
Anbytarforum The Swedish board which welcomes queries in English
Sweden Genealogy Forum
Swedes Bulletin Board
Swedish American Newspapers
Nordstjernan - The Swedish Newspaper in America
Ancestors of Famous Swedes
Author Astrid Lindgrens's ancestors from Småland
Inventor John Ericsson's ancestors from Värmland.
Other useful sites
There are several very good research helps on the web site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons). Go to the tab marked "Search" and look for "Research Helps" and then look for "S" as in "Sweden" and scroll down the page. There are a number of downloadable pdf-files there.
Swedish American Genealogist, the only journal totally devoted to the Swedish American Emigration, starting in the 1600s and continuing to modern times.
Interesting info on ports of call and shipping lines
Jewish Research in Scandinavia
Web site of the Swedish Institute
Sweden Bookshop offers an impressive selection of translated Swedish literature and books about Sweden.
General Swedish Info: Smörgåsbordet
The Royal Family also have their own web site, which tells about the family and the royal palaces.
The Royal Armoury has an interesting web site
The Warship Vasa is something every visitor to Stockholm must see!
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