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From: Gail Riddell <>
Subject: Re: [NZ] historians? Antiquarian?
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 20:22:03 +1300
Not meaning to create waves as these are interesting, but what is an
On 4/03/2008, at 8:08 PM, Mike wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 23:41 +1300, Maureen Leach wrote:
>> Could anyone on the list tell me if you need any qualifications to
>> call oneself an"Historian" I have been told you do.Also must be
>> What are we. Genealogist ?Researchers ?Historians?
>> Many thanks
> Personally I have always associated the following definitions:
> Historian: A professional scholar who constructs the past from
> visual, oral and archaeological evidence.
> Genealogist: A person who pursues the science or study of family
> Researcher: A person who systematically investigates and studies
> materials and sources to establish facts and reach conclusions.
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