World Archives Project: Pennsylvania, Genealogical Scrapbooks and County Ledgers

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About this project This is a collection of Genealogical Scrapbooks and County Ledger from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Fields to be keyed are: Name, Record Provided Date, Age and Title.

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Project-specific sample images and form field help:

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Card

Card

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The Card is the primary doc type and will contain all fields to be keyed.

Prefix

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
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Given

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.When provided, the Given Name will be located in the upper left of the image. The order of the Name is ("surname"), ("given"), but the order can also switch to be ("given"), ("surname").
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.When provided, the Surname will be located in the upper left of the image. The order of the Name is ("surname"), ("given"), but the order can also switch to be ("given"), ("surname").The Surname can be identified by having "Family" or "Line" following it.  If two Surnames are provided, key them as one record.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.


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Date Provided Day

Key the Day from the Provided Date. The Date Provided will be the only date on the card. Not all cards will have dates.
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Date Provided Month

Key the Month in its 3 letter abbreviation from the Date using a dictionary if for assistance.The Date Provided will be the only date on the card. Not all cards will have dates.
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Date Provided Year

Key the Year from the Provided Date.The Date Provided will be the only date on the card. Not all cards will have dates.If there is more than one Date Provided Year, then key the earliest year available.
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Age

When provided, key the age. The age can be located by the phrase: "aged".
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Title

When provided, key the Title which will be located at the top of the image.The only time a Title wouldn't be considered a Title is if there is a Given and a Surname provided.If there is is two Surnames provided, key the surname as a "surname" and include all as a Title.
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