Boolean Operators

Boolean operators or connectors can be used to improve your search results. When using either the simple or advanced search, you can use either AND, OR, or NOT. You can also group them together.

You can also group search terms together to create more complex searches by using parentheses.

This search ...... would find ...these results.
cotton and corn or sewingrecords with cotton and corn or records with sewing[View results of sample search]
cotton and (corn or sewing)records with cotton and corn or records with cotton and sewing[View results of sample search]