World Archives Project: California, History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California, 1909

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Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person, using the provided dictionary for assistance. The primary name is printed in bold caps at the top of each biography or obituary. If a more complete version of the name appears elsewhere in the biography or obituary, key the more complete version. If a name does not appear in the dictionary, key the name as seen.
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Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person, using the provided&nbsp;dictionary&nbsp;for assistance.&nbsp;The primary name is&nbsp;printed in bold caps at the top of each biography or obituary.&nbsp;If a more complete version of the name appears elsewhere in the biography or obituary, key the more complete version. If a name does not appear in the dictionary, key the name as seen. <br>[http://c.mfcreative.com/i/akt/projecthelp/32642/32189_12220702381_0031-00262-self_empty_name_given.jpg See Example]  
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Key the surname of&nbsp;the priamry person, using the provided&nbsp;dictionary&nbsp;for assistance.&nbsp;The primary name is&nbsp;printed in bold caps at the top of each biography or obituary.&nbsp;If a more complete version of the name appears elsewhere in the biography or obituary, key the more complete version. If a name does not appear in the dictionary, key the name as seen. <br>[http://c.mfcreative.com/i/akt/projecthelp/32642/32189_12220702381_0031-00262-self_empty_name_surname.jpg See Example]  
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[[Category:World Archives Project]]

Current revision as of 21:44, 13 April 2013

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About this project Historical and biographical information relating to the law in Southern California.

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Biographies
Front Matter
History
Obituaries

Biographies

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Use this form type for images that contain the word "Biographical" at the top center of the page. The majority of these images will contain short biographical sketches. Many of them include pictures. The sketches are arranged alphabetically by surname.Also use this form type for the the image labeled "Justices of the Supreme Court."

Page Number

Key the page number printed at the top left or right corner of the page. If no page number is given, leave this field blank.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs", using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a prefix does not appear in the dictionary then key the prefix as seen.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person, using the provided dictionary for assistance. The primary name is printed in bold caps at the top of each biography or obituary. If a more complete version of the name appears elsewhere in the biography or obituary, key the more complete version. If a name does not appear in the dictionary, key the name as seen.
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Surname

Key the surname of the priamry person, using the provided dictionary for assistance. The primary name is printed in bold caps at the top of each biography or obituary. If a more complete version of the name appears elsewhere in the biography or obituary, key the more complete version. If a name does not appear in the dictionary, key the name as seen.
See Example

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", that follow the name, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a suffix does not appear in a dictionary then key the suffix as seen.
See Example

Birth Day

Key the birth date of the primary person if given. Key the birth day as seen. The birth date may appear after words such as "born" or "born on."
See Example

Birth Month

Key the birth date of the primary person if given. Key the name of the birth month in full, even if abbreviated or written numerically on the image. The birth date may appear after words such as "born" or "born on."
See Example

Birth Year

Key the birth date of the primary person if given. Key the birth year as seen, whether two or four digits. The birth date may appear after words such as "born" or "born on."
See Example

Birthplace

Key the birthplace of the primary person if given. Key the birthplace as seen, separating jurisdictions such as city, county, and state with a comma. The birthplace may appear after words such as "born," "born in," or "native of."

Use the provided dictionary for assistance. If a location is not found in the dictionary then key the location as seen.
See Example

Father Given

Key the father's name if given. Parents' names are often listed after words such as "son of" or "daughter of." Key the first name or initial and any middle names or initials of the father, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.
See Example

Father Surname

Key the father's name if given. Parents' names are often listed after words such as "son of" or "daughter of." Key the father's surname using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.

If no specific surname is given for the father, assume he has the same surname as the primary person. Parents are often listed in the form of "son of John and Jane Smith." In this example, you would apply "Smith" as the surname for both the father and mother. The mother's maiden name is often listed in parentheses. For example, "son of John and Jane (Wood) Smith." In this case, key the maiden name, "Wood," as the mother's surname and "Smith" as the father's surname.
See Example

Mother Given

Key the mother's name if given. Parents' names are often listed after words such as "son of" or "daughter of." Key the first name or initial and any middle names or initials of the mother, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.
See Example

Mother Surname

Key the mother's name if given. Parents' names are often listed after words such as "son of" or "daughter of." Key the mother's surname using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.

If no specific surname is given for the mother, assume she has the same surname as the primary person. Parents are often listed in the form of "son of John and Jane Smith." In this example, you would apply "Smith" as the surname for both the father and mother. The mother's maiden name is often listed in parentheses. For example, "son of John and Jane (Wood) Smith." In this case, key the maiden name, "Wood," as the mother's surname and "Smith" as the father's surname.
See Example

Spouse Given

Key the spouse's name if given. A spouse's name is often listed after words such as "married to." Key the first name or initial and any middle names or initials of the spouse, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.

If the person had multiple spouses, key only the most recent one.
See Example

Spouse Surname

Key the spouse's name if given. A spouse's name is often listed after words such as "married to." Key the spouse's surname, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.

If the spouse is the wife, key her maiden name as her surname if it is provided. If no specific surname is given for the spouse, key the same surname as the primary person.

If the person had multiple spouses, key only the most recent one.
See Example

Marriage Day

Key the marriage date when given. The marriage date is often listed after words such as "married" or "married on." Key the marriage day as seen.
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Marriage Month

Key the marriage date when given. The marriage date is often listed after words such as "married" or "married on." Key the name of the month in full, even if abbreviated or written numerically on the image.
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Marriage Year

Key the marriage date when given. The marriage date is often listed after words such as "married" or "married on." Key the marriage year as seen, whether two or four digits.
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Front Matter

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Use this form type for book cover, title pages, table of contents, preface, introduction images, etc.

Page Number

Key the page number printed at the top left or right corner of the page. If no page number is given, leave this field blank.
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History

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The "Historical" section comprises about half of the book. The first page has "Bench and Bar of Southern California" as a title. The first sentence begins with "A history of the bench and bar of any community....". Subsequent pages has the word "Historical" at the top center of the page. Classify any images that look like this as "History."

Page Number

Key the page number printed at the top left or right corner of the page. If no page number is given, leave this field blank.
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Obituaries

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Use this form type for images that contain the word "Obituary" at the top center of the page.

Page Number

Key the page number printed at the top left or right corner of the page. If no page number is given, leave this field blank.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs", using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a prefix does not appear in the dictionary then key the prefix as seen.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person, using the provided dictionary for assistance. The primary name is printed in bold caps at the top of each biography or obituary. If a more complete version of the name appears elsewhere in the biography or obituary, key the more complete version. If a name does not appear in the dictionary, key the name as seen.
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Surname

Key the surname of the priamry person, using the provided dictionary for assistance. The primary name is printed in bold caps at the top of each biography or obituary. If a more complete version of the name appears elsewhere in the biography or obituary, key the more complete version. If a name does not appear in the dictionary, key the name as seen.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", that follow the name, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a suffix does not appear in a dictionary then key the suffix as seen.
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Birth Day

Key the birth date of the primary person if given. Key the birth day as seen. The birth date may appear after words such as "born" or "born on."
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Birth Month

Key the birth date of the primary person if given. Key the name of the birth month in full, even if abbreviated or written numerically on the image. The birth date may appear after words such as "born" or "born on."
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Birth Year

Key the birth date of the primary person if given. Key the birth year as seen, whether two or four digits. The birth date may appear after words such as "born" or "born on."
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Birthplace

Key the birthplace of the primary person if given. Key the birthplace as seen, separating jurisdictions such as city, county, and state with a comma. The birthplace may appear after words such as "born," "born in," or "native of."

Use the provided dictionary for assistance. If a location is not found in the dictionary then key the location as seen.
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Father Given

Key the father's name if given. Parents' names are often listed after words such as "son of" or "daughter of." Key the first name or initial and any middle names or initials of the father, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.
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Father Surname

Key the father's name if given. Parents' names are often listed after words such as "son of" or "daughter of." Key the father's surname using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.

If no specific surname is given for the father, assume he has the same surname as the primary person. Parents are often listed in the form of "son of John and Jane Smith." In this example, you would apply "Smith" as the surname for both the father and mother. The mother's maiden name is often listed in parentheses. For example, "son of John and Jane (Wood) Smith." In this case, key the maiden name, "Wood," as the mother's surname and "Smith" as the father's surname.
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Mother Given

Key the mother's name if given. Parents' names are often listed after words such as "son of" or "daughter of." Key the first name or initial and any middle names or initials of the mother, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.
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Mother Surname

Key the mother's name if given. Parents' names are often listed after words such as "son of" or "daughter of." Key the mother's surname using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.

If no specific surname is given for the mother, assume she has the same surname as the primary person. Parents are often listed in the form of "son of John and Jane Smith." In this example, you would apply "Smith" as the surname for both the father and mother. The mother's maiden name is often listed in parentheses. For example, "son of John and Jane (Wood) Smith." In this case, key the maiden name, "Wood," as the mother's surname and "Smith" as the father's surname.
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Spouse Given

Key the spouse's name if given. A spouse's name is often listed after words such as "married to." Key the first name or initial and any middle names or initials of the spouse, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.

If the person had multiple spouses, key only the most recent one.
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Spouse Surname

Key the spouse's name if given. A spouse's name is often listed after words such as "married to." Key the spouse's surname, using the provided dictionary for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.

If the spouse is the wife, key her maiden name as her surname if it is provided. If no specific surname is given for the spouse, key the same surname as the primary person.

If the person had multiple spouses, key only the most recent one.
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Marriage Day

Key the marriage date when given. The marriage date is often listed after words such as "married" or "married on." Key the marriage day as seen.
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Marriage Month

Key the marriage date when given. The marriage date is often listed after words such as "married" or "married on." Key the name of the month in full, even if abbreviated or written numerically on the image.
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Marriage Year

Key the marriage date when given. The marriage date is often listed after words such as "married" or "married on." Key the marriage year as seen, whether two or four digits.
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Death Day

Key the death date when given. The death date is often listed after words such as "died" or "departed this life on." Key the death day as seen.
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Death Month

Key the death date when given. The death date is often listed after words such as "died" or "departed this life on." Key the name of the month in full, even if abbreviated or written numerically on the image.
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Death Year

Key the death date when given. The death date is often listed after words such as "died" or "departed this life on." Key the marriage year as seen, whether two or four digits.
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