Abbreviations & Acronyms: A Guide for Family Historians

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Ancestry Publishing, 2003 - Reference - 195 pages
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Lists of abbreviations and acronyms, along with alphabetic symbols, initials, contractions, and shortenings of words listed alphabetically as found in genealogical and historical sources. Many listings include brief explanation of abbreviation and acronym. This work is an ideal reference source for genealogists, historians, reference librarians, and others who work with abbreviations or acronyms.
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
16
Section 3
42
Section 4
51
Section 5
57
Section 6
65
Section 7
74
Section 8
91
Section 12
162
Section 13
171
Section 14
181
Section 15
182
Section 16
186
Section 17
188
Section 18
190
Section 19
193

Section 9
94
Section 10
100
Section 11
139
Section 20
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About the author (2003)

Kip Sperry is a professor of family history in the Department of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, where he teaches American and LDS genealogical research methods and sources. He is an Accredited Genealogist ; Certified Genealogist; Certified Genealogical Lecturer; Fellow, American Society of Genealogists; Fellow, National Genealogical Society; and Fellow, Utah Genealogical Association. Kip is author of Abbreviations and Acronyms: A Guide for Family Historians; Genealogical Research in Ohio; Kirtland, Ohio: A Guide to Family History and Historical Sources; Reading Early American Handwriting; other books, chapters, journal articles, and Internet tutorials. He has lectured at national, regional, and state family history conferences and seminars, including BYU genealogy conferences. A graduate of BYU, he was born in Chardon, Ohio.

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