Talk:World Archives Project: Texas, Memorials and Petitions, 1836-1937

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Feel free to add to or edit information in this discussion tab as necessary. Please take time to become familiar with the General Keying Standards and be sure to read all instructions on the main project page. (Please note that in case of a discrepancy, project level instructions always trump general keying standards.)

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Extra Keying Helps


Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers

Key entries that are showing a comma such as Blaco County, Citizens of as: Citizens of Blanco County -- Wiedwoman 03:00, 8 August 2012 (UTC)


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Heirs of should be keyed as a suffix

Questions and Answers

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Q: The wiki instructions say to key the "primary individual". What if there are two primary individuals, such as a first line of: "Smith, John Q. & Jones, Wm. R."?

A: Key both as separate records, copying the subject and date from the first record to the second. -- Kateshort2 20:26, 8 August 2012 (UTC)

Q:  Do you key "Estate of" like "Heirs of" in the suffix field or not at all?


Suggestions/Additions

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Be sure to look at the entire image as there was a white tab with information on the bottom of the page of an upside down image.  Watch for sideways images, too. This would be classified as a folder cover.

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