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[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa|WikiProject Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Wiki Project New Iowa Tasks - Repositories'''
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=== Description  ===
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The purpose of this task is to find archives, libraries and museums containing records located in a county. For each archive, library or museum list the repository contact information, website, collections and databases for family history research.<br>
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This task is an advanced task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext. <br>
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'''New to the wiki?'''
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:*See [[Help:Questions|Help]] to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
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:*See [http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1555199317001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAAsMO7iuE~,0a6boL_aMzRRMejnsVF7dLsOY4w3QTnL&bclid=1553564668001&bctid=1553796238001 Editing Help] – Online Video Demonstration.
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:*See [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/EditingWikiArticles/player.html Editing Articles] – Online Class.
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:*Send an email request to support@familysearch.org.<br>
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<br> <br> '''Questions about editing this project?'''
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:*See [[WikiProject Ohio#Objectives|Wiki Project Iowa Objectives and Guiding Principles]].
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:*See [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa - Style and Guidelines|Wiki Project Iowa Style and Guidelines]].
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'''You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing. '''<br> To Print:
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:*Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.
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:*Locate the word Print or the icon of a printer. Click on the icon.
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:*Print.<br>
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=== Instructions  ===
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1. Check the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa Tasks-Repositories#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to choose a county to edit. <br>
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2. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.<br>&nbsp;
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3. Add information to the county page by editing in [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa Tasks-Repositories#Wikitext_Editing_Instructions|wikitext]].Read the general instructions then follow the wikitext link to continued task directions about using wikitext to edit this project.<br>
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*If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa Tasks-Repositories#Description|Description]].
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4. To locate any archive, library or museum in a county, click on the website name and then search:<br>
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:*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/oh/ Cyndi's List]<br>
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:*[http://www.epodunk.com/ Epodunk] Browse appropriate county profile for repositories<br>
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:*[http://www.google.com/ Google] Type in the search box "Archive [county name and state]" or "Library [county name and state]" or "Museum [county name and state]"<br>
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:*[http://www.google.com/ Google] "[county name and state] genealogy blog" then scan the blog for mention of any archive, library or museum for that county<br>
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:*[http://www.ohgenweb.org/counties.php US GenWeb]<br>
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Additional links to library sites:
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:*[http://www.oplin.org/content/find-a-library Iowa Public Library Information Network] Click on your county name.
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:*[http://ia.public-libraries.org/library/county/Iowa.html Iowa Public Libraries]
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More links to library sites. These sites are organized by city and are best consulted after you have already located a library and are looking for additional contact information:
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:*[http://www.publiclibraries.com/iowa.htm Iowa Public Libraries]
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:*[http://www.library.iowa.gov/LS/Directories/LibWebSites/ Ioa Public Library Web Sites]
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5. For each county archive, library or museum you find, look for the following:<br>
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:*Name of the archive, library or museum
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:*Address<br>
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:*Phone number<br>
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:*E-mail<br>
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:*Website<br>
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:*Hours of operation<br>
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6. Discover the strengths and peculiarities of the databases or collections of the repository. You may add a sentence or two about the collection.&nbsp;
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7. You may also wish to include the following:<br>
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:*Rules for using the collection<br>
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:*Copy policies<br>
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:*Research help<br>
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:*Cost of entrance<br>
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8. You do not need to add state–level archive, libraries or museums to county pages.
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9. If you do not find any archive, libraries or museums, your task is complete.
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10. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa Tasks-Repositories#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task.
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11. Also, report your finished task on the [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dENGZ1FlRDhSOGx1OUpDc254Nm1xNXc6MA#gid=0 Iowa FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form]. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!
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==== Wikitext Editing Instructions  ====
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1. Click on your chosen county name in the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa Tasks-Repositories#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]]. This will take you to your county page.
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2. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password.
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3. Scroll to the heading Repositories.
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4. Scroll to the appropriate section, Archives, Library, or Museum within Repositories.
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5. If there already is archive, library or museum information posted under the heading, do not remove the links, but you may reorganize or post any additional information you may find. If you move any linked information, to avoid breaking any links, be '''sure to move all text in while in wikitext.'''
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6. Be consistent in the format you use to present the information.
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7. Open the Archive, Library or Museum heading for editing by clicking on the check mark in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.
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8. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top of the edit box.
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9. Scroll to where you want to insert the information.
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10.To add a county archive, library or museum:
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For each archive, library or museum society you find, add the following:<br>
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:'''<nowiki>Name of the archive, library or museum <br>
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Address:<br>
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Phone:<br>
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E-mail:<br>
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</nowiki>''' <br>
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:a. Adding the <nowiki><br></nowiki> between the entries, moves the information to a new line.
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:b. If the archive, library, or museum has a website, add the link to the name of the archive, library, or museum as follows:
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::i. On the website page, hover the cursor over the web address. Right click your mouse. This will highlight the address and an edit box will appear.
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::ii. Left click on COPY.
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::iii. Return to the FamilySearch Wiki county page, at the point where you want to add the linked archive, library or museum.
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::iv. In wikitext type <nowiki>[(Web Address) (Archive, library, or museum Name)]</nowiki>
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::v. Replace the words Web Address and parenthesis with the copied web address.
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::vi. Replace the words Archive, library, or museum Name and parenthesis with the archive, library, or museum name.
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::vii. The link is now complete.
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:c. To bold the name of the archive, library, or museum: <br>
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If there is no website link, bold the name of the archive, library, or museum.
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::i. Place three <nowiki>'''</nowiki> before and after the archive, library, or museum name to bold it.
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::ii. The name is now bolded.
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:d. To link the e-mail address:
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::i. After the word E-mail: type <nowiki>[mailto:(e-mail address) (e-mail address)]</nowiki>
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::ii. Paste the e-mail address in twice,replacing the words e-mail address.
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::iii. Remove the parenthesis and place a space between the two entries.
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::iv. The link is now complete.<br>
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9. Add one or two sentences that discuss the strengths and peculiarities of the databases or collections of the archive, library, or museum. <br>
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11. You may also wish to include the following:<br>
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*Rules for using the collection<br>
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*Copy policies<br>
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*Research help<br>
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*Cost of entrance<br>
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12. If you copy a link and add it to the county page, make sure the link works. Do not add any broken links.<br>
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13. Please ''cite at least one source for each item you add''. See [[Monona County, Iowa#References|Monona County]] for examples. See also
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Verifiable]] policy page
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:*[[Help:How to add citations]] instruction page
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Source Citation Formats]] guidelines,
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== Section Example  ==
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=== Archives  ===
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[http://www.ohiohistory.org/youngst/arch_lib.html#lgr Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor]<br>151 W. Wood Street<br>Youngstown OH 44501–0533<br>Phone: 330–743-5934 <br>
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'''Genealogical resources''': Mahoning County Common Pleas Court Records, Court Dockets, Deeds, Newspapers
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=== Complete Heading Example  ===
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==== Resource Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.mahoningcountyoh.gov/DepartmentsAgencies/Departments/ProbateCourt/ContactInformation/tabid/1163/Default.aspx Probate Court] <br>Mahoning County Court House <br>120 Market Street <br>Youngstown, OH 44503 <br>330-740-2310 <br>[mailto:MCProbate@mahoningcountyoh.gov MCProbate@mahoningcountyoh.gov] <br> '''Genealogical Resources''': County marrige records; Births and Deaths 1864–1908; Guardianship; Will and estates (Wills are on film–originals are at the [http://www.mahoninghistory.org/ Mahoning Valley Historical Society].)
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<br> [http://www.mahoningcountyoh.gov/DepartmentsAgencies/Departments/Recorder/ContactInformation/tabid/1091/Default.aspx Mahoning County Recorder's Office]<br>Mahoning County Court House <br>120 Market Street <br>Youngstown, OH 44503 <br>330-740-2345<br>[mailto:npalermo@mahoningcountyoh.gov npalermo@mahoningcountyoh.gov]
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<br> '''Genealogical Resources''': Land and deeds; grave registrations; soldier's discharges after 1864.
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Mark the envelope of your requests with Probate Office or Recorder's Office
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<br> [http://www.mahoningcountyoh.gov/DepartmentsAgencies/Departments/ClerkofCourts/ContactInformation/tabid/999/Default.aspx Mahoning County Clerk of Courts]<br>Mahoning County Court House <br>120 Market Street <br>Youngstown, OH 44503 <br>330-740-2104
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<br> Original civil court files 1846–1900 are housed at the [http://www.mahoninghistory.org/ Mahoning Valley Historical Society].
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]] (FHCs) are branches of the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City, Utah, and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources for family history research.
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The main FHC for Monona County, Iowa is the [[Sioux City Iowa Family History Center|Sioux City Iowa Family History Center]]. For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FHC directory].
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===== Libraries  =====
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[http://www.libraryvisit.org/ Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County]<br>305 Wick Ave. <br>Youngstown, OH 44503<br>Phone: 330–744–8636<br>
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'''Genealogical resources''': Newspaper film copies and indexes, directories, cemetery inscriptions database. This library is a FamilySearch Center where films can be ordered and viewed.<br>
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Other Repositories  =====
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[http://www.ohiohistory.org/youngst/arch_lib.html#lgr Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor]<br>151 W. Wood Street<br>Youngstown OH 44501–0533<br>Phone: 330–743-5934
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<br> '''Genealogical resources''': Mahoning County Common Pleas Court Records, Court Dockets, Deeds, Newspapers
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===== Societies  =====
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[http://www.mahoningcountychapterogs.org/ Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society]<br>PO Box 9333<br>Youngstown, Ohio 44513-9333 <br>E-mail: [mailto:MCCOGS@zoominternet.net MCCOGS@zoominternet.net]
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<br> The society has volunteers at the courthouse each Thursday 8am to 3pm; located in the Marriage Dept in the basement. Society members also volunteer at the Main Library Thursdays 1–4.<br>
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[http://www.mahoninghistory.org/ Mahoning Valley Historical Society]<br>648 Wick Avenue <br>Youngstown, OH 44502-1289 <br>Phone: 330–743-2589 <br>[mailto:mvhs@mahoninghistory.org mvhs@mahoninghistory.org]
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<br> Genealogical collections: The [http://www.mahoninghistory.org/archhome.htm MVHS Archival Library].&nbsp;Original probate and civil court records 1846–1900 for Mahoning County. Collection&nbsp;includes diaries, Bibles, photographs, fraktur, manuscripts, deeds, wills, maps, architectural and mechanical drawings, ledgers, county and local government records, and church records.<br>
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== Assignment Chart  ==
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If you are accepting this task:
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:1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
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:2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
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:3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading '''Name/Date Task Accepted''' and opposite your county of choice.
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:4. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki> is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
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:5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Monona County for adding societies".
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:6. Click on the box "Save Page".<br>
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:7. You are now signed up to complete this task.<br>
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<div style="width:147%"><center>[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa Tasks-Repositories#top|Return to Top of Page]]</center><br> </div>
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<br> If you are completing this task:
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*Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct county box under the heading '''Date Completed'''. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Monona County for societies."
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*Also, report your finished task on the [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dENGZ1FlRDhSOGx1OUpDc254Nm1xNXc6MA#gid=0 Iowa FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form]. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!
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[[Category:Ohio_Tasks|Repositories]]

Latest revision as of 15:27, 12 May 2013

WikiProject Iowa Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project New Iowa Tasks - Repositories

Contents

Description

The purpose of this task is to find archives, libraries and museums containing records located in a county. For each archive, library or museum list the repository contact information, website, collections and databases for family history research.

This task is an advanced task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext.

New to the wiki?


  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
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Questions about editing this project?

You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing.
To Print:

  • Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.
  • Locate the word Print or the icon of a printer. Click on the icon.
  • Print.

Instructions

1. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit.

2. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.
 

3. Add information to the county page by editing in wikitext.Read the general instructions then follow the wikitext link to continued task directions about using wikitext to edit this project.

  • If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading Description.

4. To locate any archive, library or museum in a county, click on the website name and then search:

  • Cyndi's List
  • Epodunk Browse appropriate county profile for repositories
  • Google Type in the search box "Archive [county name and state]" or "Library [county name and state]" or "Museum [county name and state]"
  • Google "[county name and state] genealogy blog" then scan the blog for mention of any archive, library or museum for that county
  • US GenWeb

Additional links to library sites:

More links to library sites. These sites are organized by city and are best consulted after you have already located a library and are looking for additional contact information:


5. For each county archive, library or museum you find, look for the following:

  • Name of the archive, library or museum
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • E-mail
  • Website
  • Hours of operation

6. Discover the strengths and peculiarities of the databases or collections of the repository. You may add a sentence or two about the collection. 

7. You may also wish to include the following:

  • Rules for using the collection
  • Copy policies
  • Research help
  • Cost of entrance

8. You do not need to add state–level archive, libraries or museums to county pages.

9. If you do not find any archive, libraries or museums, your task is complete.

10. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

11. Also, report your finished task on the Iowa FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!

Wikitext Editing Instructions

1. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your county page.

2. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password.

3. Scroll to the heading Repositories.

4. Scroll to the appropriate section, Archives, Library, or Museum within Repositories.

5. If there already is archive, library or museum information posted under the heading, do not remove the links, but you may reorganize or post any additional information you may find. If you move any linked information, to avoid breaking any links, be sure to move all text in while in wikitext.

6. Be consistent in the format you use to present the information.

7. Open the Archive, Library or Museum heading for editing by clicking on the check mark in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.

8. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top of the edit box.

9. Scroll to where you want to insert the information.

10.To add a county archive, library or museum:

For each archive, library or museum society you find, add the following:

Name of the archive, library or museum <br> Address:<br> Phone:<br> E-mail:<br>
a. Adding the <br> between the entries, moves the information to a new line.
b. If the archive, library, or museum has a website, add the link to the name of the archive, library, or museum as follows:
i. On the website page, hover the cursor over the web address. Right click your mouse. This will highlight the address and an edit box will appear.
ii. Left click on COPY.
iii. Return to the FamilySearch Wiki county page, at the point where you want to add the linked archive, library or museum.
iv. In wikitext type [(Web Address) (Archive, library, or museum Name)]
v. Replace the words Web Address and parenthesis with the copied web address.
vi. Replace the words Archive, library, or museum Name and parenthesis with the archive, library, or museum name.
vii. The link is now complete.
c. To bold the name of the archive, library, or museum:

If there is no website link, bold the name of the archive, library, or museum.

i. Place three ''' before and after the archive, library, or museum name to bold it.
ii. The name is now bolded.
d. To link the e-mail address:
i. After the word E-mail: type [mailto:(e-mail address) (e-mail address)]
ii. Paste the e-mail address in twice,replacing the words e-mail address.
iii. Remove the parenthesis and place a space between the two entries.
iv. The link is now complete.

9. Add one or two sentences that discuss the strengths and peculiarities of the databases or collections of the archive, library, or museum.

11. You may also wish to include the following:

  • Rules for using the collection
  • Copy policies
  • Research help
  • Cost of entrance

12. If you copy a link and add it to the county page, make sure the link works. Do not add any broken links.

13. Please cite at least one source for each item you add. See Monona County for examples. See also


Section Example

Archives

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor
151 W. Wood Street
Youngstown OH 44501–0533
Phone: 330–743-5934

Genealogical resources: Mahoning County Common Pleas Court Records, Court Dockets, Deeds, Newspapers


Complete Heading Example

Resource Repositories

Courthouse

Probate Court
Mahoning County Court House
120 Market Street
Youngstown, OH 44503
330-740-2310
MCProbate@mahoningcountyoh.gov
Genealogical Resources: County marrige records; Births and Deaths 1864–1908; Guardianship; Will and estates (Wills are on film–originals are at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society.)


Mahoning County Recorder's Office
Mahoning County Court House
120 Market Street
Youngstown, OH 44503
330-740-2345
npalermo@mahoningcountyoh.gov


Genealogical Resources: Land and deeds; grave registrations; soldier's discharges after 1864.

Mark the envelope of your requests with Probate Office or Recorder's Office


Mahoning County Clerk of Courts
Mahoning County Court House
120 Market Street
Youngstown, OH 44503
330-740-2104


Original civil court files 1846–1900 are housed at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society.


Family History Centers

Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources for family history research.

The main FHC for Monona County, Iowa is the Sioux City Iowa Family History Center. For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the FHC directory.

Libraries

Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
305 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503
Phone: 330–744–8636

Genealogical resources: Newspaper film copies and indexes, directories, cemetery inscriptions database. This library is a FamilySearch Center where films can be ordered and viewed.

Museums
Other Repositories

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor
151 W. Wood Street
Youngstown OH 44501–0533
Phone: 330–743-5934


Genealogical resources: Mahoning County Common Pleas Court Records, Court Dockets, Deeds, Newspapers


Societies

Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society
PO Box 9333
Youngstown, Ohio 44513-9333
E-mail: MCCOGS@zoominternet.net


The society has volunteers at the courthouse each Thursday 8am to 3pm; located in the Marriage Dept in the basement. Society members also volunteer at the Main Library Thursdays 1–4.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society
648 Wick Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44502-1289
Phone: 330–743-2589
mvhs@mahoninghistory.org


Genealogical collections: The MVHS Archival Library. Original probate and civil court records 1846–1900 for Mahoning County. Collection includes diaries, Bibles, photographs, fraktur, manuscripts, deeds, wills, maps, architectural and mechanical drawings, ledgers, county and local government records, and church records.


Assignment Chart

If you are accepting this task:

1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading Name/Date Task Accepted and opposite your county of choice.
4. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The ~~~~ is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Monona County for adding societies".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. You are now signed up to complete this task.
Return to Top of Page


If you are completing this task:

  • Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct county box under the heading Date Completed. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Monona County for societies."
County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adair
Adams
Allamakee
Appanoose
Audubon
Benton
Black Hawk
Boone
Bremer
Buchanan
Buena Vista
Butler
Calhoun
Carroll
Cass
Cedar
Cerro Gordo
Cherokee
Chickasaw
Clarke
Clay
Clayton
Clinton
Crawford
Dallas
Davis
Decatur
Delaware
Des Moines
Dickinson
Dubuque
Emmet
Fayette
Floyd
Franklin
Fremont
Greene
Grundy
Guthrie
Hamilton
Hancock
Hardin
Lake
Henry
Howard
Humboldt
Ida
Iowa
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Johnson
Jones
Keokuk
Kossuth
Lee
Linn
Louisa
Lucas
Lyon
Madison
Mahaska
Marion
Marshall
Mills
Mitchell
Monona
Monroe
Montgomery
Muscatine
O'Brien
Osceola
Page
Palo Alto
Plymouth
Pocahontas
Polk
Pttawattamie
Poweshiek
Ringgold
Sac
Scott
Shelby
Sioux
Story
Tama
Taylor
Union
Van Buren
Wapello
Warren
Washington
Wayne
Webster
Winnebago
Winneshiek
Woodbury
Worth
Wright



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