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Researching local history (Local history technical leaflet / Idaho State Historical Society)

Mary Reed

Researching local history (Local history technical leaflet / Idaho State Historical Society)

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Published by Idaho State Historical Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • Local history

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8384000M
    ISBN 100931406080
    ISBN 109780931406089
    OCLC/WorldCa15604994

    Stages of a Historical Research Project: Overview Discussion Conduct background research to learn as much as you can about your source and the time and place from which it came. Ask your local historical society or librarian about archival storage materials and conditions. Avoid excess handling, dust, dirt, damp, acidic or corrosive.


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