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13.0  Samples of chapter-level finding aids
         List of QuickCheck Models           
         List of Guidelines & Examples   

Chapter 1:
Fundamentals of Evidence Analysis

Basic Issues
1.1    Analysis & mindset            
1.2    Completeness of research
1.3    Conclusions: hypothesis, theory & proof
 

Chapter 2:
Fundamentals of Citation

2.10    Symbols & terms
Common Practices for Citing
2.11    Derivatives & imaged sources
2.12    Indexes & finding aids
2.21    Source of a source
Online Materials
2.33    Core elements to cite
2.34    Databases vs. images vs. essays
2.35    Multiple offerings at one site
Organization
2.38    Reference notes vs. source lists
Reference notes
2.39    Choices of style
Source list arrangements
2.48      By author-title
2.49      By collection
2.50      By geographic locale
 

Chapter 3:
Archives & Artifacts

Basic Issues
3.1    Archival arrangements
Archived Materials: By Type
3.17    Filmed or fiched manuscripts
3.18    Commercial publications
Privately Held Materials
3.32    Interview tapes & transcripts    
 

Chapter 4:
Business & Institutional Records

Basic Issues
4.1    Private records
4.2    Published records
4.3    Records cataloged as files vs. individual items
4.4    Records cataloged by U.S. vs. international systems

Chapter 6:
Census Records

Citing
6.7    Line numbers
6.8    Page, folio, or sheet numbers
U.S. Censuses: Population schedules
6.31    Federal   1910–1930
6.32    State & local copies
 

Chapter 7:
Church Records

Original Materials (Basic Formats)
7.12    Record books, archived off-site
7.13    Record books, by exact title
7.16    Record books, foreign language
Derivatives: Copies & Compilations
7.24    Certificates                                 
 

Chapter 8:
Local & State Records: Courts & Governance

Basic Issues
8.1    Core elements
City & County Records
8.17    Background
Basic formats:
8.18    Bound volumes
8.19    Loose papers (case files)
Colony & State Records
8.38    Courts: colony level
8.39    Courts: state appellate cases
 

Chapter 9:
Local & State Records:
Licenses, Registrations, Rolls & Vital Records

Slavery & Servitude Records
9.28    Mortgages & sales of servants
9.29    Slave passes for travel
Vital Registrations: Births, Deaths, Etc.
9.30    Background
 

Chapter 10:
Local & State Records: Property & Probates

Basic Records
10.4    Using originals vs. record copies
Deeds & Conveyances
Basic formats
10.5    Original registers
Miscellaneous Records
10.27    Notarial books & files
Tax Records
10.40    Quit-rent rolls
10.41    Records removed to state archives
10.42    State or colony tax rolls
 

Chapter 11:
National Government Records

Basic Records
U.S. RECORDS
11.1    Citing federal records
 

Chapter 12:
Publications: Books, CDs, Maps, Leaflets & Videos

Multivolume works
12.71    Different subtitles
12.72    Ongoing volumes
12.73    Single volume split

Series & occasional works
12.85    “Archives” of various states

12.86    “Occasional” publications
 

Chapter 13:
Publications: Legal Works & Government Documents

Legal Reference Works
Background
13.4    Case law vs. statutory law
13.5    Reporters & digests
13.6    Statutory law
13.7    Titles of laws
(Session laws, legislative acts, statutes)
13.13    Session laws: state
13.14    Statutes: international & regnal
(Slip laws)
13.15    Slip laws vs. session laws
13.16    Slip laws: federal
National Archives (U.S.) finding aids
13.47    Nonpublic manuscripts
13.48    Reference information papers & special lists

 

Chapter 14:
Publications: Periodicals, Broadcasts & Web Miscellanea

Citation Parts
14.8    Dates vs. volume & issue numbers
14.9    Dates vs. volume: variances by type
14.10    Edition, page, column references
14.11    Place of publication
Radio & television broadcasts
14.24    Sound clips
Web-based miscellanea
14.25    Blogs