Genealogists and non-genealogists alike inherit diaries, memoirs, letters, papers, or memorabilia from their relatives and ancestors. This book shows readers how to safely collect, preserve, and even publish some of these treasured heirlooms. Organizing and Preserving Your Heirloom Documents is filled with practical, readable, guidelines, useful tips, and ideas on how to: locate, organize, and transcribe family documents; care for fragile, older papers; annotate and illustrate documents; conduct historical research; construct a documentary volume; publish heirloom documents. Katherine Scott Sturdevant is an historian, historical editor, and college history professor. She is the author of Bringing Your Family History to Life through Social History. Katherine lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Sturdevant, Katherine Scott
Organizing & preserving your heirloom documents
Cincinnati, OH :, Betterway Books,, 2002.
238 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.