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Guidelines for genealogical writing style guide for the New England historical and genealogical register with suggestions for genealogical books by Margaret F. Costello

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Published by New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


  • Genealogy -- Authorship,
  • Authorship -- Style manuals,
  • Academic writing

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Edition Notes

StatementMargaret F. Costello and Jane Fletcher Fiske.
ContributionsFiske, Jane Fletcher., New England Historic Genealogical Society.
LC ClassificationsCS16 .C677 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1295196M
ISBN 10088082025X
LC Control Number92158107

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