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Subject: Re: [TMG] How to cite newspaper clip in "Obit books" at Library
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 16:39:10 EDT
I would use your cousin as an e-mail source and add a memo to explain where
her information was from and any other clarifying info that would help
someone locate the original source
Redondo Beach, CA
> My cousin generously provided me with quite a number of transcriptions of
> obituaries for family members in a series of e-mail messages. Her source
> was a book of newspaper clippings found in Craig County, OK Vinita Public
> Library. Many of the clippings had no date on them, none had the name of
> the newspaper(s)from which they were taken.
> I sent a post to the Craig County list and asked for some identifying
> information about the "obit books" and this was my reply...
> "The society [Craig County Genealogical Society] has about 50 obit books,
> some by year, some by a number of years depending on what O.B. had in his
> office at the time the society was organized in 76. They are mostly from the
> Vinita newspapers that no longer are in existence as well as the Daily
> Journal. They are mainly after 1900, although we have nothing 1964-1971.
> >From 1972- early 1990's the obit may be there and may not. The lady who was
> cutting them did not include all that were in the paper for some reason."
> Any help in devising a helpful citation would be appreciated...