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From: "Michael Hait" <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Census citation help
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2011 14:59:19 -0500
References: <BLU149-W567859C95AEBC9411EC237DEE80@phx.gbl>
In-Reply-To: <BLU149-W567859C95AEBC9411EC237DEE80@phx.gbl>

I do not believe that there is any reason to separate the last page from the
others. The dwelling and family numbers will specify which households you
are citing.

There should also be a semi-colon between the actual census page citation
and the online edition you are using.

I also added, for clarification, "multiple households."

1860 U. S. Census, Hampden County, Massachusetts, population schedule,
Russell, Russell post office, pp. 599-602 (handwritten), pp. 9-12, dwellings
1-34, families 56-93, multiple households; digital images, ...
[the rest is fine from here]

Michael Hait
-----Original Message-----
From: Elizabeth Banas
Sent: Sunday, February 06, 2011 2:51 PM
Subject: [TGF] Census citation help

Good afternoon!

I am attemting to cite a range of census pages. However, I am using 34
dwellings on the last page and not the entire page. I could really use some
guidance with this one. This is for an assignment for the NGS Home Study

My citation looks like this:

1860 U.S. census, Hampden County, Massachusetts, population schedule,
Russell, Russell Post Office, p.9-11, (penned), p.599-601 (penned), p.12
(penned), p.602 (penned), dwelling 1-34, family 56-93, digital images, accessed 6 Feb 2011); from National
Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 504.


Elizabeth Banas
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