Chapter 7: Church Records

 
 
 

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Basic Issues
7.1    Cultural differences & similarities
7.2    Citation elements
7.3    Citing church as “author”
7.4    Citing dates vs.page numbers
7.5    Citing entry vs. page numbers
7.6    Citing folio vs. page numbers
7.7    Identification of church
7.8    Identification of event
7.9    Identification of individuals
7.10    Identification of record dates
7.11    Source list entries, options for

Original Materials (Basic Formats)
7.12    Record books, archived off-site
7.13    Record books, by exact title
7.14    Record books, by series & volume
7.15    Record books, sectioned
7.16    Record books, foreign language titles
7.17    Records created by diocese

Image Copies
7.18    Online images
7.19    Photocopies
7.20    Preservation film
7.21       Duplicate masters
7.22       FHL cataloging
7.23    Published film

Derivatives: Copies & Compilations
7.24    Certificates                                 
7.25    Certified transcriptions
7.26    Church brochures & newsletters
7.27    Church databases
7.28    Church directories & histories
7.29    Published abstracts, transcriptions
7.30    Recopied registers
7.31    Typescripts of registers

LDS Genealogical Compilations
7.32    Ancestral File
7.33    Family Group Records Collection
7.34    International Genealogical Index
7.35    Pedigree Resource File    

International Examples
7.36    Special issues
7.37    Canada
7.38    England
7.39    France
7.40    Germany
7.41    Mexico
7.42    Norway
7.43    Scotland
7.44    Spain
7.45    Sweden

 

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Church Books
311    Named volume, held by church
312    Named volume, archived off-site
313    Numbered volume, archived off-site

Image Copies
314    Digitized online
315    Microfilm, FHL-GSU, preservation
316    Microfilm, LDS records at FHL
317    Microfilm publication

Derivatives
318    Church-issued certificate
319    Church record book, recopied
320    Church-records database, online