Inventory of City and Town Archives of Massachusetts, Vol. 1

Inventory of City and Town Archives of Massachusetts, Vol. 1 : Franklin County; Ashfield (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Inventory of City and Town Archives of Massachusetts, Vol. 1: Franklin County; Ashfield The purpose of the project is to survey, preserve and render acces sible historical source materials of all kinds. Its work has fallen naturally into the following main divisions: public records, private manuscripts, church records, early American imprints, historical portraits and newspapers. Practically all historical material falls under one or another of these divisions. In bringing this material under control certain techniques have been found practicable, depending on the nature of the subject matter, and using variously the methods of the inventory, the guide, the calendar, the check list or the index in the publication of the result. For public records, church records and portraits, the method of the inventory has worked best; for historical manuscripts, the guide or, in rare cases where the material was of unusual importance, the calendar; for imprints, the check list; for newspaper and court records, the index; and so on. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 172g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243108362
  • 9780243108367