How to Archive Family Keepsakes

Learn How to Preserve Family Photos, Memorabilia & Genealogy Records

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How to Archive Family Keepsakes
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Organize your family photos, heirlooms, and genealogy records In every family someone ends up with Mom's and Dad's "stuff"-a lifetime's worth of old family photos, papers, and memorabilia packed into boxes, trunks, and suitcases. This inheritance can be as much a burden as it is a blessing. How do you organize your loved one's estate in a way that honors your loved one, keeps the peace in your family and doesn't take over your home or life? How to Archive Family Keepsakes gives you step-by-step advice for how to organize, distribute and preserve family heirlooms. You'll learn how to: Organize the boxes of your parents' stuff that you inherited Decide which family heirlooms to keep Donate items to museums, societies, and charities Protect and pass on keepsakes Create a catalog of family heirlooms Organize genealogy files and paperwork Digitize family history records Organize computer files to improve your research Whether you have boxes filled with treasures or are helping a parent or relative downsize to a smaller home, this book will help you organize your family archive and preserve your family history for future generations.

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1440322236
9781440322235
Branch Call Number: 929.1 M4669h 2012
Characteristics: 208 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm

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Jan 06, 2013
  • LSS YPRL Family History rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Provides advice to the family archivist, usually the family genealogist to organise heritage items. Template worksheets are available via http://www.familytreeuniversity.com/familykeepsakes
This is a useful guide if you are just starting out. Interview with the American author at http://genealogygemspodcast.com/episode-144-digitize-organize-and-archive

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