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13582Re: LDS Microfilm "restricted"

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  • seraph1818
    Apr 2, 2007
      Here's an answer I just spotted online on this topic...pretty much
      what folks here have suggested already, though.

      http://www.familytreemagazine.com/nowwhatonline/restricted.html



      --- In Galicia_Poland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com, Chris Smolinski
      <csmolinski@...> wrote:
      >
      > No, they didn't get the film, they instead gave a refund on the
      loan fee.
      >
      > I called the FHL in Salt Lake City (I needed to ask them about
      > something else anyway), and they said that it could be because
      they
      > have exceeded the maximum allowed number of copies for the film,
      or
      > that they are no longer allowed to make copies of it, the woman
      did
      > not seem to exactly know. Which brings up a question, is there a
      way
      > to find out which FHC have copies of which films? If I found on
      > relatively nearby, I might be willing to drive there to see it (I
      am
      > not willing to go to SLC, however ;-) FWIW, it is a film of
      some
      > PA church records from the late 1700s and early 1800s, so I
      suspect
      > there isn't anyone alive who is listed ;-)
      >
      > BTW, the reason for my call was to check on some films I ordered
      in
      > January that still have not arrived. They said they are very
      backed
      > up now, running more than 8 weeks late. So if anyone else has
      films
      > on order, don't worry if they haven't come in yet.
      >
      >
      > >Did your FHC get the film? Do your research on it and then
      suggest that
      > >you found nothing to merit restriction.
      > >
      > >I have encountered something similar a while back. My take on
      this is
      > >that the restriction may be geographically based, that is,
      restricted
      > >for distribution to some countries but not others. Or it may
      contain
      > >records less than a hundred years old and await a valid release
      date.
      > >Nevertheless, I have been able to examine similar films.
      > >
      > >Roman
      > >
      > >krupniak wrote:
      > >> Chris Smolinski wrote:
      > >>> Does anyone know what it means for an LDS microfilm to be
      > >>> "restricted"? Placed a loan request for some church records,
      and
      > >> it
      > >>> came back to the FHC that way. The volunteers have no idea
      what it
      > >>> means, either.
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> *********
      > >>
      > >> The microfilm contains records that the owner of the record
      > >> doesn't want the public to have free access to the record. A
      patron
      > >> can only access the microfilm in the main library in Salt Lake
      City.
      > >> The primary reason for restriction is privacy concerns, i.e.
      the
      > >> records contain information about person who are potentially
      still
      > >> alive.
      > >>
      > >> _______
      > >>
      > >> Lavrentiy
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> Yahoo! Groups Links
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      > >>
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      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > --
      >
      > ---
      > Chris Smolinski
      > Black Cat Systems
      > http://www.blackcatsystems.com
      >
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