Types of files for the Archives include:

    Census Records
    Vital Records (Marriage, Birth, Death, Divorce)
    Court records (county, federal, civil, circuit, probate....)
    Church records (members lists, baptisms...)
    Bible Records
    Newspapers (obits, marriage & birth announcements, local events...)
    Prison Records
    Military Records (rosters, muster rolls, service records, pension applications...)
    Land Records (deeds, land transfers, federal land grants, surveyor's records...)
    Tax Records (land, property, state, federal, local....)
    Local Histories
    Local Directories (phone books, old county and city directories....)
    Occupational (?) (Mining inspector's reports, Accident reports, railroad reports, company newsletters....)
    Educational (?) (school histories, newsletters, school census, yearbooks?)
    Cemeteries
    Deeds/grants
    Misc*
    Newspapers/obits
    Ship Lists
    Tax lists
    Wills

     
    The OceaniaGenWeb Project Archives Notice

    The following notice must be placed on every file submitted:

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File Submissions

1. All data is free to the public, and The OceaniaGenWeb Project Archives  will not pay royalties on any submissions.

2. Data is provided for downloading "as is" -- no guarantees of anything. The transcriptions in The OceaniaGenWeb Project Archives should be used as clues in your research, and we strongly recommend referring to the original documents.

3. File contributors must use their own discretion regarding the inclusion of data on living people.

4. We can not store gedcoms on our server due to space considerations.

5. No executable files will be accepted.

6. Do not send copyrighted material, unless it is your own, and you include a statement of permission to use in the document.
Note: Public domain records cannot be copyrighted.

7. We cannot guarantee permanency, in the event data is lost.

8. Any obviously false, malicious, libelous, or copyrighted data will be deleted. We do not guarantee the validity of any files. Always check the original document.

9. These guidelines are subject to change.

10. Copyright to data contributed resides with the contributor.

11. We retain the right to refuse any submission.

12. Files in The OceaniaGenWeb Project Archives may not be copied for selling in any format.