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Organizing & preserving your heirloom documents

Author: Katherine Scott Sturdevant
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Diaries, memoirs, letters, papers, and memorabilia from your relative and ancestors provide you with the opportunity to be the keeper and teller of your family's life story. This book shows you how to safely organize, collect, and preserve these priceless papers.
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Genre/Form: Genealogy
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Sturdevant, Katherine Scott.
Organizing & preserving your heirloom documents.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)609177852
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Scott Sturdevant
ISBN: 155870597X 9781558705975
OCLC Number: 49699429
Description: 238 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1 Your Family Heirloom Papers 1 --
2 Being Biographer, Aficionado, Literary Critic 14 --
3 Professional Field + Personal Element 21 --
4 Locating Family Heirloom Documents 29 --
5 Preserving Original Documents 42 --
6 Your Selection Process 62 --
7 Organizing Your Documents 80 --
8 Organizing Your Project 94 --
9 Transcribing Your Documents 108 --
10 How to Edit and Proofread 124 --
11 Annotating Your Documents 135 --
12 Illustrating Your Documents 151 --
13 Researching Annotation and Illustrations 161 --
14 To Keep or to Donate? 171 --
15 Publishing Your Documentary Book 178 --
16 What Else Can You Do? 191.
Other Titles: Organizing and preserving your heirloom documents
Responsibility: Katherine Scott Sturdevant.

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Diaries, memoirs, letters, papers, and memorabilia from your relative and ancestors provide you with the opportunity to be the keeper and teller of your family's life story. This book shows you how to safely organize, collect, and preserve these priceless papers.

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