Abbreviations & Acronyms: A Guide for Family Historians

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Lists of abbreviations and acronyms, along with alphabetic symbols, initials, contractions, and shortenings of words listed alphabetically as found in genealogical and historical sources. Many listings include brief explanation of abbreviation and acronym. This work is an ideal reference source for genealogists, historians, reference librarians, and others who work with abbreviations or acronyms.

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Overview

Lists of abbreviations and acronyms, along with alphabetic symbols, initials, contractions, and shortenings of words listed alphabetically as found in genealogical and historical sources. Many listings include brief explanation of abbreviation and acronym. This work is an ideal reference source for genealogists, historians, reference librarians, and others who work with abbreviations or acronyms.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593310264
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 6/1/2003
  • Edition description: Second Edition, Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Kip Sperry is a professor of family history in the Department of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, where he teaches American and LDS genealogical research methods and sources. He is an Accredited Genealogist Certified Genealogist; Certified Genealogical Lecturer; Fellow, American Society of Genealogists; Fellow, National Genealogical Society; and Fellow, Utah Genealogical Association. Kip is author of Abbreviations and Acronyms: A Guide for Family Historians; Genealogical Research in Ohio; Kirtland, Ohio: A Guide to Family History and Historical Sources; Reading Early American Handwriting; other books, chapters, journal articles, and Internet tutorials. He has lectured at national, regional, and state family history conferences and seminars, including BYU genealogy conferences. A graduate of BYU, he was born in Chardon, Ohio.

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