Source

A source for citations as represented in the Family Graph API.

A family tree can contain a list of sources. Each source can be used in citations that reference individuals, families, events and family events.


Fields

The Source object contains the following fields:

Name Description Type Access Mode

id

The source's id

id

read

name

The source's name (title)

string

read

abbreviation

The source's title abbreviation

string

read

author

The source's author

string

read

publisher

The source's publisher

string

read

agency

The source's agency

string

read

description

The source's description

string

read

link

Link to source on MyHeritage.com

string

read

updated_time

The date and time the source was last updated

string (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS)

read

type

Type of source:

  • <empty> - source created by a user

  • smart_matching - source created as a result of a Smart Match

string

read

data_language

Language code for the data in the source (ISO-639-1 code)

string

read

tree

The family tree the source belongs to

Tree object: id and name fields

read

site

The family site of the source's tree

Site object: id and name fields

read

smart_matching_site

The family site of the tree this Smart Matching source refers to (relevant only when type of source is smart_matching)

Site object: id and name fields

read

smart_matching_tree

The family tree this Smart Matching source refers to (relevant only when type of source is smart_matching)

Tree object: id and name fields

read

class_name

The object class name

string

read

Connections

The Source object contains the following connections:
Name Description Type Access Mode

source_citations

List of citations that refer to the source

array of Citation objects

read

media

List of media items of the source including photos, videos, documents and audios

array of MediaItem objects

read

Example

https://familygraph.myheritage.com/source-144530322-1000002 (open in browser)
{
"id": "source-144530322-1000002",
"name": "Warren commission report",
"link": "https:\/\/www.myheritage.com\/FP\/sourceItem.php?s=144530322&sourceID=1000002",
"updated_time": "2011-01-04T20:12:32-0600",
"data_language": "EN",
"tree": {
"id": "tree-144530322-1",
"name": "jfk"
},
"site": {
"id": "site-144530322",
"name": "Demo Family Site"
},
"class_name": "Source"
}