Index to Subject or Location in Capers

Have you wanted to find articles on a particular subject or a location in Family History Capers? Here is a PDF file to help you do that.
  • Open the file which is sorted by category: Capers Combination Subject Index
  • Search for a location or keyword using one of the following:
    • [1] Find in Page option in your browser
    • [2] Control+F (Ctrl+F) function (Windows)
    • [3] Command+F (Cmd+F) function (Mac)
  • When you find something interesting, write down the volume, issue, and page.
GSWC Members:
Use the Capers Archive to find the volume and issue noted in the index, then go to the page number.
Non-member options:
[1] Find a printed copy of Capers at:
  • Ann Arbor District Library, Downtown Branch, 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    • ask [at-sign]; call no. R 977.435 Fa
  • Bentley Historical Library, 1150 Beal Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109
  • Ypsilanti District Library, Michigan/Ypsilanti Room, 5577 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti, MI 48197; call no. not listed
  • Ypsilanti Historical Society Archives, 220 N. Huron St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197 (entrance on north side)
  • Detroit Public Library, Burton Collection, 5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
    • ask-a-librarian [at-sign]; vol. 2-current, call no. not listed
  • Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI 48915
  • Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, 900 Library Plaza, Ft. Wayne, IN 46802
    • Ask a Genealogy Librarian: genealogy [at-sign]; OCLC no. 8080546
    • Family History Capers is listed in the ACPL Genealogy Center catalog with no call numbers.
  • Mid-Continent Public Library, Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S. Lee's Summit Rd., Independence, MO 64055
    • 2010-current, call no. not listed
  • New York Public Library, Schwarzman Bldg. - Milstein Division of US History, 476 5th Ave. (at 42nd St.), First Floor, Room 121, New York, NY 10018
    • Ask a Question; vol. 9-current, call no. APR (Washtenaw Co. Mich.) 87-4369
  • Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20540
[2] Order a copy of the article from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. Fill out and mail the Article Order Form giving information as in the following example. (You can also search PERSI at ACPL and view their YouTube video.)
  • Title of Article (complete)     Poll Lists, Lodi Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan, 1837
  • Title of Journal                     Family History Capers
  • Code          
  • No   (issue number)            1
  • Mon (month)                        Fall
  • Yr    (year)                           2018
[3] Findmypast members can search Periodical Source Index (PERSI). If an image is associated with the article, you must be a paid member or buy pay-per-view credits to get a copy of it. Capers is not included in the Findmypast PERSI Collection on Internet Archive.
Updated mm 3/10/2021; 6/3/22 SLB; 1/30/23 SLB