The Clearing House
Clearing House Project Coordinators

  • Primary research component of the Germans from Russia Heritage Society
  • Minimize duplication of efforts and ensure products are consistent with the most important media and formats
  • Center for the production and distribution of research aids and information designed to help researchers
  • Results are below, or on the Odessa Digital Library or GRHS RIG Chapter web pages
  • Some items are sold in paper form from the GRHS Bookstore, while others are published in the main GRHS publication, Heritage Review

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Clearing House Projects:


Cemetery Project (Also check out cemeteries and in the Genealogy Database and cemetery projects on Odessa Digital Library)

Census Records

Churches, Church Books and Church Records (also see St. Petersburg Parish Archives)



       Family Books (available online as PDF files)

Family Databases

Family Genealogy Reports              

General Interest Projects

Glückstal Projects

Grossliebental District Odessa Projects

Hoffnungstal Odessa Parish Projects

Hungary Projects

Immigration Records

Indexing Projects

Kutschurgan Projects

Land Records

Map Projects (also see our Online Map Collection)


Mennonite Projects


Nikolaev Archive Projects  

Obituaries  (also see Death Notices Obituary Project)

Odessa Archive Projects

ORT Projects (focused on the old German communities our people lived in before traveling to old Russia)


Passports and Transport Lists

Photo Galleries

Prussia/Poland Projects (see also GP-PR RIG website)

Repressions, Executions, and Evacuations

Ship Projects

St. Petersburg Parish Extraction Projects (Introduction)

Taurien Projects


Unknown Photographs

Volga Research and Information

War Records