World Archives Project: Boston, Missing Irish Immigrants, 1831-1920

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This collection contains a compilation of advertisements published in Boston, Massachusetts, of family members looking for missing individuals who had emigrated from Ireland.
This collection contains a compilation of advertisements published in Boston, Massachusetts, of family members looking for missing individuals who had emigrated from Ireland.
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'''Project-specific sample images and form field help:'''
'''Project-specific sample images and form field help:'''
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<br>Choose a sample image from below to see the corresponding form field examples.<br>
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Key the maiden as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Key only names of missing individuals and any immediate family members of the missing person (mother, father, brother, sister, son, or daughter).
Key the maiden as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Key only names of missing individuals and any immediate family members of the missing person (mother, father, brother, sister, son, or daughter).
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Key the origin city as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The origin place is where a person is from. The origin city will typically be the name of the parish. Do not key the word "parish."
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Key the origin&nbsp;city as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The origin place is where a person is from. The origin city will typically be the name of the parish. Do not key the word "parish." &nbsp;The Discussion page states to use City or town, and to use parish if there is no city or town.<br>
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====Origin County====
====Origin County====
Key the origin county as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The origin place is where a person is from. Do not key the word "county" or the abbreviation "co."
Key the origin county as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The origin place is where a person is from. Do not key the word "county" or the abbreviation "co."
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Key the departure year from the departure date as seen on the record.
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Key the departure year from the departure date as seen on the record.  If the record states that it has been five years since their departure enter the year five years before the year of publication.
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====Arrival Place====
====Arrival Place====
Key the place of arrival as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key the place of arrival as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Key the last known location as seen on the record, using the dictionary provided to assist you. The last known location is the place a person was last known to be or reside. Do not key locations where an individual was thought to have been or gone.  
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Key the last known location as seen on the record, using the dictionary provided to assist you. The last known location is the place a person was last known to be or reside. This includes the address of the seeker if they are an immediate family member. Do not key the word County or Co. Key as {city},{county},{state},{country}.
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Key the relationship of the person who is searching for a missing person has to said missing person. The only acceptable relationships are: Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Son, and Daughter. If the person is not any of these relations this person should not be keyed.
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Use the “Image with no data” type for images that don’t contain any data or any useful context that might be interesting for someone to look at. For instance, an image containing only the blank background or an image with a microfilm target on it.
Use the “Image with no data” type for images that don’t contain any data or any useful context that might be interesting for someone to look at. For instance, an image containing only the blank background or an image with a microfilm target on it.
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Revision as of 13:10, 6 December 2012

About this project This collection contains a compilation of advertisements published in Boston, Massachusetts, of family members looking for missing individuals who had emigrated from Ireland.

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Project Instructions
This collection contains a compilation of advertisements published in Boston, Massachusetts, of family members looking for missing individuals who had emigrated from Ireland.

From these advertisements we are keying the name of the person(s) who is missing, and any names of immediate family. Each person should be keyed as a separate record. The relationship field is for the relationship a person has to the primary missing person, which is typically the first name mentioned and in all capital letters. The primary missing person's relationship should be keyed as "self." The only acceptable relationships are:

  • Self
  • Father
  • Mother
  • Brother
  • Sister
  • Son
  • Daughter
  • Husband
  • Wife

If a person is not one of these relations, or the relation is not stated, this person should not be keyed.

Remember to create a new section for each date you encounter on the page. Click here to read more about adding a new section.










Project-specific sample images and form field help:
Choose a sample image from below to see the corresponding form field examples.
Missing Friends
Page Number
Cover page, Section header, etc.
Image with no data

Missing Friends

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Choose the "Missing Friends" form type if the image has names to be keyed.

Page Number

Key the page number as seen on the record.

Publication Day

Key the publication day from the publication date as seen on the record.

Publication Month

Key the publication month in its three-letter abbreviation from the publication date using the dictionary provided to assist you.

Publication Year

Key the publication year from the publication date as seen on the record.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs", as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Key only names of missing individuals and any immediate family members of the missing person (mother, father, brother, sister, son, or daughter).

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Key only names of missing individuals and any immediate family members of the missing person (mother, father, brother, sister, son, or daughter).

Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Key only names of missing individuals and any immediate family members of the missing person (mother, father, brother, sister, son, or daughter).

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Key only names of missing individuals and any immediate family members of the missing person (mother, father, brother, sister, son, or daughter).

Maiden Name

Key the maiden as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Key only names of missing individuals and any immediate family members of the missing person (mother, father, brother, sister, son, or daughter).

Origin City

Key the origin city as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The origin place is where a person is from. The origin city will typically be the name of the parish. Do not key the word "parish."  The Discussion page states to use City or town, and to use parish if there is no city or town.

Origin County

Key the origin county as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The origin place is where a person is from. Do not key the word "county" or the abbreviation "co."

Departure Place

Key the port of departure using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If a port does not appear in the dictionary then key the port as seen.

Departure Year

Key the departure year from the departure date as seen on the record. If the record states that it has been five years since their departure enter the year five years before the year of publication.

Arrival Place

Key the place of arrival as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.

Arrival Year

Key the arrival year from the departure date as seen on the record. If the record states that they arrived a year ago enter the year as a year before the year of publication.

Last Known Location

Key the last known location as seen on the record, using the dictionary provided to assist you. The last known location is the place a person was last known to be or reside. This includes the address of the seeker if they are an immediate family member. Do not key the word County or Co. Key as {city},{county},{state},{country}.

Do not key locations where an individual was thought to have been or gone. For addresses, do not key the house number and street name. Do not key address that are "care of", unless it specifically states they live there.

Relationship

Key the relationship a person has to the missing person. The relationship of the missing person should be keyed as "Self". The only other acceptable relationships are: Husband, Wife, Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Son, and Daughter. If the person is not any of these relations the person should not be keyed.

Keying Image Samples


Page Number

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Choose the "Page Number" form type if the image does not contain any names to be keyed but does have a page number printed on it, such as an index or introduction material.

Page Number

Key the page number as seen on the record.

Keying Image Samples



Cover page, Section header, etc.

File:Missing Irish Cover Sample 1.JPG

Use the “Cover page, Section header, etc” type for images that don’t contain any data, but might be interesting to look at because they provide some type of context for the image set. For instance, historical notes, affidavits, and so forth.

Additional Image Samples

Image with no data

We are not anticipating having any images that should be classified as image with no data

Use the “Image with no data” type for images that don’t contain any data or any useful context that might be interesting for someone to look at. For instance, an image containing only the blank background or an image with a microfilm target on it.

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