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Tips & quips for the family historian

Author: Elizabeth Shown Mills; Ruth Brossette Lennon
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Publishing Company, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A compilation of brief quotes and aphorisms for genealogists and family historians, sorted into topical categories for referral.
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Sayings
Quotations, maxims, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Shown Mills; Ruth Brossette Lennon
ISBN: 9780806320410 0806320419
OCLC Number: 987438586
Description: 173 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Accuracy --
Analysis --
Ancestors & ancestry --
Brick walls --
Caution --
Censuses --
Certainty --
Citations --
Conclusions --
Context --
Creativity --
Credentials --
Discovery --
Document analysis --
Documentation --
Editing --
Education --
Elusive ancestors --
Errors --
Ethics --
Ethnic research --
Evidence --
Facts --
Families --
Family trees --
FAN principle --
Genealogical proof standard --
Genealogy --
Generalizations --
Genetic genealogy --
Gullibility --
History --
Hypotheses --
Identity --
Immigration --
Information --
Internet --
Land --
Learning --
Lecturing --
Luck --
Maps & mapping --
Memoirs & diaries --
Methodology --
Migration --
Miscellany --
Mistakes --
Murphy's law --
Names --
Negative evidence --
Negative findings --
Note taking --
Origins --
Photographs --
Plagiarism --
Poor folks --
Privacy --
Problem solving --
Professional genealogy --
Proof --
Proof statements --
Quality --
Questions --
Reasonably exhaustive research --
Records --
Research --
The research question --
Research traps --
Roots --
Silence --
Software --
Solutions --
Sources --
Standards --
Stories & storytelling --
Success --
Tax records --
Teaching --
Traditions --
Trivial details --
Trust --
Truth --
Uncertainty --
Understanding --
War --
Writing.
Other Titles: Tips and quips for the family historian
Responsibility: Elizabeth Shown Mills & Ruth Brossette Lennon.

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A compilation of brief quotes and aphorisms for genealogists and family historians, sorted into topical categories for referral.

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