PERSI ARCHIVE will be discontinued in HeritageQuest Online on November 7, 2016.

HeritageQuest Online, powered by Ancestry, is updated regularly with new records and content sets. Sometimes, however, content is removed due to non-renewing distribution licenses.  On November 7, 2016, ProQuest’s distribution license for the PERSI Archive will expire and it will be removed from the HeritageQuest Online database.

The Periodical Source Index Archive, 1800-2009 (“PERSI Archive”) is published and owned by the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana. FindMyPast ( will be the exclusive distributor of a new version of PERSI for both the consumer (home subscription) and library markets.