Genealogist's question and answer book

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Betterway Books, Feb 12, 2002 - Reference - 227 pages
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The Genealogist's Question & Answer Book provides beginning and experienced researchers with clear, concise answers to more than 260 commonly-asked questions regarding genealogical records and genealogy research. Melnyk groups information by record type so that finding an answer is quick and easy. She also includes insights from reference librarians, lecturers, and instructors. This book is helpful to more than just researchers, however. Instructors and speakers can use its convenient format during both classes and lectures. Marcia Melnyk has been teaching genealogy at community colleges, historical and genealogical societies, and regional and national genealogical conferences for ten years. She is a professional genealogist and former reference librarian at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston. Marcia is also the author of the Weekend Genealogist. She lives in Rowley, Massachusetts.

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Contents

Introduction
1
General Genealogical Questions
3
Oral History and Home Sources
21
Copyright

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Melnyk is a genealogist, lecturer, instructor, and author. She has lectured on all aspects of genealogical research, from beginner to advanced levels, for nearly ten years. She is the creator and instructor of the New England Historic Genealogical Society's "Genealogy 101" course and president of the Italian Genealogical Society of America, Inc.

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