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From: Joan Lowrey <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Need help deciphering source citations
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 12:10:55 -0700
Thank you for this excellent information. It is just what needed. I
remember when the call numbers changed and that there was a
conversion table from old to new numbers, but I didn't know there was
anything on these abbreviations. I will be in touch if I need further help.
Joan Neumann Lowrey
At 06:55 AM 10/24/2007, you wrote:
>In a message dated 10/23/2007 11:07:27 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
>Can anyone decipher these sources? They are listed on an old Family
>Group Record for a man born in 1619, died 1683 in Springfield,
>Hampden Co., Massachusetts.
>Mass. S 29, Vol. 1 p. 43;
>Mass S 29, Vol. 1 p. 559;
>F Mass H 1;
>F Mass H 2;
>F F H 2;
>W Conn 9, Vol. 2, p. 176.
>Joan Neumann Lowrey
>Joan, see Judith W Hansen, "How Do You Determine Changed Call
>Numbers in the Family History Library", Genealogical Journal, Vol
>30,202 # 1&2, pp 83-93. (published by Utah Genealogical Association)
>from the article
>Mass S 29, --- & W Conn 9 - appear to belong to the pre 1938 list -
>see "Changed Call Numbers for the US" FHL microfilm 599731 item 6
>F Mass ---, and probably F F H 2 - F in in front of number
>indicate it is a microfilm. see "List of all film call numbers in
>the Genealogical Society from 1938-Apr 1958 FHL microfiche
>6117802-6117804 (also books in FHL 026 G268L) this takes you to
>the "old Film number" - when they assigned one film number to a
>collection and then used part numbers for individual films - To
>convert the old film number to the current one use "Microfilm Number
>Index Changed Film Numbers" compiled 1967 - REG -27 G286mi. In 2006
>copies on British Floor and International Floor - apparently not in
>microfilm and does not appear in current catalog as far as I can tell.
>Each conversion is a several step process - using materials on
>various floors at the FHL - You may contact me privately for
>additional help, etc.
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