Managing a Genealogical Project (Google eBook)

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Genealogical Publishing Com, 1988 - Reference - 71 pages
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Ways to organize a research projects are discussed and samples of several forms are given to make the program as simple as possible.
  

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Note: published 1988-1995. Fairly basic, at this point. Read full review

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I found this quite helpful, particularly the suggestion of a mixed numbering system which works rather well. Read full review

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Contents

Types of Genealogical Projects
1
A Lineage
2
Determining Relationships
3
Summary
5
Collecting References
7
Solving the Paper collecting Problem
8
1 Control the Sheet Size
9
3 Separate Surname Sheets by the Place of Origin
11
Summary
41
Using a Computer
43
Creating a Database
44
Creating Document Files
46
Ahnentafel Henry System Numbers in the Computer
48
Genealogical Computing Resources
50
Information Retrieval
51
The GEDCOM Utility
52

4 Give Every Sheet a Page Number
12
Review of the Four Steps
13
Retrieving Notes and Compiling Family Sheets
15
Preparing a List for a Family Sheet
16
Listing References for One Person
19
Summary
22
Ahnentafel Numbering
23
Ahnentafel Numbers on a Master Data Sheet
29
More on Ahnentafel Numbers
30
Summary
31
Descendancy Numbering
33
Problems with the Register Numbering System
35
The Henry System
36
Through the Brick Wall
38
Genealogical Software
53
Ultimate Family Tree
54
The Master Genealogist
55
Clooz
57
Presentation Techniques
59
Pedigree Presentation Using Master Data Sheets
61
Biographies
62
Descendancy Presentation Techniques
63
Descendancy Diagram Techniques
64
Showing More Than One Spouse
66
Research Journals and Logs
69
Correspondence Logs
71
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