Researching in Archives for Advanced Genealogists (481)
This course is part of the Family History Skills and Strategies Advanced programme. It is currently being prepared and this is a brief description only.
You will learn about the record-keeping framework in England and Wales and be introduced to the cataloging process and the way archives are arranged and described. You will learn where to find national, local and specialist collections, and recognize which repository or archives is the most likely custodian, and how to plan your research day in the archives to make the best use of your time.
You will be introduced to conservation and access issues for fragile documents. You will also be encouraged to visit an archive in person, call up and handle original documents and do some research.Lesson Headings:
- Lesson One - Archives History and Principles
- Lesson Two - What the Family and Local Historian needs to know about Cataloguing
- Lesson Three - Beyond the County Record Office
- Lesson Four - Using Archives
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Relevant Countries: England, WalesCourse Length: 4 weeks
Start Date: 22 Mar 2017
Unassessed Cost: £62.00
Assessed Cost: £76.00
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