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Guide to reference in genealogy and biography

Author: Mary K Mannix; Fred Burchsted; Jo Bell Whitlatch
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a discipline of history, genealogy is being used with increasing regularity in classrooms at all levels. Public historians and local historians use family histories to discover medical patterns across generations; to trace adoptee families; or to find materials for fictional or historical works. This guide brings together both print and Internet resources, to assist family historians in their efforts, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary K Mannix; Fred Burchsted; Jo Bell Whitlatch
ISBN: 9780838912959 0838912958 9780838912966 0838912966
OCLC Number: 984818737
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 372 p.)
Contents: Genealogy. International --
North America --
Latin America --
Europe --
Asia --
Australia and Oceania --
Heraldry --
Names --
African Americans --
Hispanic Americans --
Jews --
Native Americans --
Quakers --
Biography. International --
North America --
Latin America and the Caribbean --
Europe --
Africa --
Asia --
Australia and Oceania.
Responsibility: Mary K. Mannix, Fred Burchsted, and Jo Bell Whitlatch, Editors.

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An excellent starting point for both reference librarians and for library users seeking information about family history and the lives of others. Biographical resources have long been of interest to  Read more...

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