Genealogical Standards of Evidence: A Guide for Family Historians
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Media: BOOK - paperback, 120 pages
Author: B. Merriman
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Publisher: Dundurn Press
Genealogical evidence is the information that allows us to identify an individual, and event in his or her life, or the relationship between individuals. In such a process, we often hear of use words such as evidence, proof or documentation.
Brenda Dougall Merriman takes readers through the genealogical process of research and identification, along the way examining how the genealogical community has developed standards of evidence and documentation, what those standards are, and how they can be applied.
As a supplement to courses, workshops and seminars, this book provides both an in-depth and inexpensive reference, perfect for compiling and checking research notes.
1. The Background
2. Genealogical Research Standards
- Checklist of Genealogical Sources
3. Learning and Practice
4. Some Illustrated Examples
Reading and Reference List