HANDBOOK for READING and INTERPRETING OLD DOCUMENTS …with examples from HUDSON’S BAY COMPANY Archives, Winnipeg. Illustrated
This book covers the ins and outs of how to read old script, spelling variations over the centuries, different types of writing materials, guidelines for storing your historical documents, how to date documents, as well as many illustrations by time period. The product images will give you more details on this exceptional reference book.
About the Author
Elizabeth Briggs was born and educated in Glamorgan, South Wales. Liz has been involved in Genealogy or Family History since the fall of 1976. She has continued her family history research in Winnipeg, Salt Lake City, Brigham Young University, the University of Wales at Aberystwyth and numerous English and Welsh centres. She has traced some branches of her family into the sixteenth century and has shared her knowledge and experience with others. Elizabeth has been an invited speaker to many genealogical seminars and she has contributed to educational and family history journals both in Britain and Canada. Her first publication Handbook for Genealogists is a study guide for people beginning to search their family history.
Publisher : The Manitoba Genealogical Society, Inc.
Language : English
Spiral Bound Book : 152 pages
ISBN : 0-921622-15-5
Dimensions : 8 3/4″ x 11″ (22.5 cm x 28 cm)
This project was made possible by a grant from the Manitoba Heritage Federation and the Manitoba Genealogical Society.