RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 64084569 LA English T1 The source : a guidebook to American genealogy A1 Szucs, Loretto Dennis., Luebking, Sandra Hargreaves., PB Ancestry PP Provo, UT YR 2006 SN 1593312776 9781593312770 AB Genealogists and other historical researchers have valued the first two editions of this work, often referred to as "the genealogist's bible." The new edition continues that tradition. Intended as a handbook and a guide to selecting, locating, and using appropriate primary and secondary resources, The Source also functions as an instructional tool for novice genealogists and a refresher course for experienced researchers. More than 30 experts in this field--genealogists, historians, librarians, and archivists--prepared the 20 signed chapters, which are well written, easy to read, and include many helpful hints for getting the most out of whatever information is acquired. Each chapter ends with an extensive bibliography and is further enriched by tables, black-and-white illustrations, and examples of documents. Eight appendixes include the expected contact information for groups and institutions that persons studying genealogy and history need to find.