Chapter 5: Cemetery Records

 
 
 

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Basic Issues
5.1    Cultural differences & similarities
5.2    Cemetery as “author”
5.3    Identification of facility
5.4    Identification of individuals
5.5    Identification of record dates

Administrative Records
5.6    Correspondence with extracts
5.7    Files, plats, registers, sexton records
5.8    Orders for interment
5.9    Plot ownership certificates

Markers & Plaques
5.10    Basic elements
5.11    Cenotaphs & memorial plaques
5.12    Grave markers: churchyard
5.13    Grave markers: rural
5.14    Grave markers: rural, GPS
5.15    Grave markers: urban
5.16    Images: markers & plaques

Derivatives
(Copies & Compilations)
5.17    A caution when using
5.18    Card files & vertical files
5.19    Databases
5.20    Photographic works
5.21    Published works    
5.22    Typescripts

 

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Cemetery Office Records
209    Office records: personally used
210    Office records: supplied by staff
211    Online images
212    Preservation film, FHL-GSU

Markers & Memorials (Originals)
213    Grave markers: rural
214    Grave markers: urban
215    Images online
216    Memorial plaques

Derivatives
217    Cemetery abstracts: vertical file
218    Cemetery abstracts: card file
219    Database online