Talk:World Archives Project: New Zealand, Who's Who in New Zealand and the Western Pacific, 1908, 1925, 1938

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Q: If the primary person was married more than once, which spouse should we key? --[[User:Katerimmer|Katerimmer]] 07:35, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
Q: If the primary person was married more than once, which spouse should we key? --[[User:Katerimmer|Katerimmer]] 07:35, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
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:'''A:''' If there are multiple spouses, the second spouse may be keyed on a separate record. Do not key more than two spouses for an individual. (In this case, the primary person will need to be keyed twice.)[[User:Annafechter|Annafechter]] 17:04, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
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1) Does the address have to be at the end and followed by the word address, home, etc? For instance, Brent, Francis Spencer, solicitor, Dunedin. In this case would the residence be Dunedin?<br>
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:'''A:''' Yes - we do only want the residence keyed from after the word "Address". The location of employment is not always where they lived.[[User:Annafechter|Annafechter]] 17:04, 22 May 2014 (UTC)c
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2)The instructions say son of and daughter of are not sufficient to determine relationship, yet all the keying examples state son of or daughter of and then the following names are keyed as the mother and father. I am not sure I understand what would be an example where this would not be the case. Sorry, but can this be explained further?<br>
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:'''A:''' I can see how this might be confusing. This information from the project instructions is intended to let you know that you can't just skim the biography and look for son of - sometimes this is referring to the parent and sometimes the parent's parents. You need to read the biography in order to determine who the individual's parents and their spouses parents are.[[User:Annafechter|Annafechter]] 17:04, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
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3)All the keying examples, once again, only show the terms born, married, etc. before the appropriate locations, names, etc. I am seeing biographies that have only a b or m in them and want to make sure I can key the following info as birth info, married info, etc.<br>
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:'''A:''' Although b and m are not mentioned in the instructions yes, they are used to indicate birth and marriage information.[[User:Annafechter|Annafechter]] 17:04, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
 
 

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Q: If the primary person was married more than once, which spouse should we key? --Katerimmer 07:35, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

A: If there are multiple spouses, the second spouse may be keyed on a separate record. Do not key more than two spouses for an individual. (In this case, the primary person will need to be keyed twice.)Annafechter 17:04, 22 May 2014 (UTC)


1) Does the address have to be at the end and followed by the word address, home, etc? For instance, Brent, Francis Spencer, solicitor, Dunedin. In this case would the residence be Dunedin?

A: Yes - we do only want the residence keyed from after the word "Address". The location of employment is not always where they lived.Annafechter 17:04, 22 May 2014 (UTC)c


2)The instructions say son of and daughter of are not sufficient to determine relationship, yet all the keying examples state son of or daughter of and then the following names are keyed as the mother and father. I am not sure I understand what would be an example where this would not be the case. Sorry, but can this be explained further?

A: I can see how this might be confusing. This information from the project instructions is intended to let you know that you can't just skim the biography and look for son of - sometimes this is referring to the parent and sometimes the parent's parents. You need to read the biography in order to determine who the individual's parents and their spouses parents are.Annafechter 17:04, 22 May 2014 (UTC)


3)All the keying examples, once again, only show the terms born, married, etc. before the appropriate locations, names, etc. I am seeing biographies that have only a b or m in them and want to make sure I can key the following info as birth info, married info, etc.

A: Although b and m are not mentioned in the instructions yes, they are used to indicate birth and marriage information.Annafechter 17:04, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

 

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