World Archives Project: Pennsylvania, Genealogical Scrapbooks and County Ledgers

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'''About this project'''
'''About this project'''
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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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This collection consists of a card index to Genealogical Scrapbooks and County Ledgers from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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==Testing==
 
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==Need help keying this project?==
==Need help keying this project?==
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If you have questions that you cannot find the answers to in the article below please review the general [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=World_Archives_Keying_Standards Keying Standards.]
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'''Project Instructions'''<br>
'''Project Instructions'''<br>
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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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This collection consists of a card index to Genealogical Scrapbooks and County Ledgers from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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The Surname can be identified by having "Family" or "Line" following it. If two Surnames are provided, key only the first surname into the surname field.
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The Title will be located at the top of the image. The only time a Title wouldn't be considered a Title is if there is only a Given and/or a Surname provided. If there are multiple names or additional words included such as "Family" or "Arms", key the given and surname as "given" and "surname" and key the entire line of text as a Title.
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From images of Coats of Arms, only surname should be keyed.
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'''Project-specific sample images and form field help:'''
'''Project-specific sample images and form field help:'''
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The Card is the primary doc type and will contain all fields to be keyed.<br><br>
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Choose the Card Form Type when there is information to be keyed.
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====Prefix====
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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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If an index card does not contain any information to be keyed then it should be classified as Cover Page.<br>
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'''We are only keying from the title so any names found in the middle of the card should not be keyed.'''
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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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==== Prefix ====
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Key the prefix as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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====Given====
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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.<br>
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When provided, the Given Name will be located in the upper left of the image. The order of the Name is typically ("surname"), ("given"), but the order can also switch to be ("given"), ("surname").<br>
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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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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 only the first surname into the surname field.
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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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Key the Month in its 3 letter abbreviation from the Date using the dictionary provided to assist you. The Date Provided will be the only date on the card. Not all cards will have dates.
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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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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 ''only'' a Given and/or a Surname provided. If there are multiple names or additional words included such as "Family" or "Arms", key the given and surname as "given" and "surname" ''and'' key the entire line of text as a Title.
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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.
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.
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[[Category:World Archives Project]]

Current revision as of 19:01, 24 June 2013

About this project This collection consists of a card index to Genealogical Scrapbooks and County Ledgers from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Contents

Need help keying this project?

If you have questions that you cannot find the answers to in the article below please review the general Keying Standards.

Project Instructions
This collection consists of a card index to Genealogical Scrapbooks and County Ledgers from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

The Surname can be identified by having "Family" or "Line" following it. If two Surnames are provided, key only the first surname into the surname field.

The Title will be located at the top of the image. The only time a Title wouldn't be considered a Title is if there is only a Given and/or a Surname provided. If there are multiple names or additional words included such as "Family" or "Arms", key the given and surname as "given" and "surname" and key the entire line of text as a Title.

From images of Coats of Arms, only surname should be keyed.

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

Card



Choose the Card Form Type when there is information to be keyed.

If an index card does not contain any information to be keyed then it should be classified as Cover Page.

We are only keying from the title so any names found in the middle of the card should not be keyed.

Prefix

Key the prefix as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.

Given

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.
When provided, the Given Name will be located in the upper left of the image. The order of the Name is typically ("surname"), ("given"), but the order can also switch to be ("given"), ("surname").

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 only the first surname into the surname field.

Suffix

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

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.

Date Provided Month

Key the Month in its 3 letter abbreviation from the Date using the dictionary provided to assist you. The Date Provided will be the only date on the card. Not all cards will have dates.

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.

Age

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

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 only a Given and/or a Surname provided. If there are multiple names or additional words included such as "Family" or "Arms", key the given and surname as "given" and "surname" and key the entire line of text as a Title.

Keying Image Samples

Keying Examples

Cover page, Section header, etc.

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.

Image with no data

File:PA Genealogical No Data 1.JPG

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.

Additional Image Samples



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