Collecting Dead Relatives

Collecting Dead Relatives

An Irreverant Romp Through the Field of Genealogy

Book - 1987
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Here you'll meet the people & situations you're already familiar with, or about to become familiar with-the BORE, the BLUEBLOOD, the OLD MASTER, & the BRIEFCASE MAGNET, & a clutch of dissembling officials, wet-nosed beginners, & tongue-clucking harridans-but this time the meeting will drive you wild with laughter. You'll learn about the latest techniques employed by county clerks in repelling genealogists, about projector fatigue, & about acceptable & unacceptable behavior in graveyards. You'll read about the sins of the D.A.R., research trip survival tactics, sadism in the county courthouses & the National Archives, the banality of workshops & seminars, the proper etiquette in prying information from reluctant relatives, & much, much more! Guaranteed to keep you sane & keep you laughing!
Publisher: Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987.
ISBN: 9780806311814
0806311819
Branch Call Number: 929 GALE
Characteristics: x, 155 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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