Scrap Paper and Orphan Documents in Archives

Melissa Barker
Jul 5, 2017
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Introduction
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Scrap Paper & Orphan Docs
3m 22s
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Jack Hinson's Note
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Why an Orphan Document?
2m 38s
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Vertical Files
3m 25s
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Record Donations
3m 17s
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Mary Carpenter Envelopes
6m 06s
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Grandma Bateman's Purchase
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Jesse Glasgow's Orphan Docs
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Finding Documents
5m 15s

About this webinar

Many of our archives have scrap paper and orphan documents that are discovered on a daily basis that don't belong to any particular records collection. In this webinar find out what archives do with these records and how you as a genealogists can discover these pieces of scrap paper and orphan documents in archive to help with your own family research.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is affectionally known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches and writes about the
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