Basic Facts About Archives. Susan B Lumas
Before coming into Family History, you may have only a very hazy idea of what archives are all about, and perhaps regard them as a useless pile of old parchment. When you need them, however, your attitude changes, and you are faced with a mountain of strange factors to assimilate. There is no doubt that archives are daunting at first, but with time and patience you can master them, and even become an expert in a particular field. This booklet gives an insight into the way archives are preserved, identified and used.