Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

All NYPL locations will close at 3 PM on December 31, 2014 and will be closed on January 1,  2015.

Your Library Needs You!

Soundex Converter


"The soundex system is a method of indexing names in the 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 US Censuses."

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Outside the Library

Subjects: Genealogy

Dates of Coverage: n/a

Print Equivalent: Soundex coding rules are available from staff in the Library's Milstein Division of U.S. History, Local History and Genealogy (Rooms 119 & 121).

Format: Web

Output Type: Print