|Historical Record Collection|
One interesting collection, containing 494,096,288 records is the Historical Books - Index of Authors and People Mentioned, 1811-2003. Here is a brief description of this record.
This collection is an index of persons mentioned in various English-language public domain books as well as the names of authors of these publications. The number of digitized books is over three million. The index includes the following searchable information: the title and the year of publication, name of the author(s), birth and death year of the author(s), the names of all the individuals mentioned in the publication, the publisher and the subject(s) of the publication can also be found in most records.You need to remember that to best take advantage of these huge collections, you need to have your family tree on the MyHeritage.com website and have a complete subscription including data access. If you have a complete subscription, you will receive Record Matches to these completely indexed collections. With these new records, the number of my own Record Matches in my working family tree jumped to 17,990. The amount of information provided by MyHeritage.com is a bit overwhelming.
If you are not familiar with MyHeritage.com, you can find out a lot more about the program from their new education website, Education.MyHeritage.com. How long can you ignore these huge completely indexed collections?