United States, National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
The records may include any of the following information:
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The records may include any of the following information:  
  
 
*Name  
 
*Name  
*Age
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*Age  
 
*Year of birth  
 
*Year of birth  
*Marriage date and place
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*Marriage date and place  
 
*State of residence  
 
*State of residence  
*Parents' names
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*Parents' names  
*Spouse's name
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*Spouse's name  
*Spouse's year of birth
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*Spouse's year of birth  
 
*Spouse's parents' names
 
*Spouse's parents' names
  
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=== Search the Collection  ===
 
=== Search the Collection  ===
  
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible ancestors. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine which individual is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination. Next, click on your ancestor's name. This will take you to a descriptive page with a link to the image.  
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible ancestors. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine which individual is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination. Next, click on your ancestor's name. This will take you to a descriptive page with a link to the image. Keep in mind:
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at [http://broadcast.lds.org/familysearch/2011-12-03-familysearch-search-tips-1000k-eng.mp4 FamilySearch Search Tips].  
  
 
=== Using the Information  ===
 
=== Using the Information  ===
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
 
=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
  
*If you cannot find your ancestor, try alternate spellings of the name.
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If you cannot find your ancestor, try alternate spellings of the name.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-description.jsp?s=3550 NARA Series Description]
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[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-description.jsp?s=3550 NARA Series Description]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[United States]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==

Revision as of 15:27, 20 November 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection contains an index from registers of specialized personnel from NARA's Access to Archival Data. It includes professionals in the field of biology, chemistry, economics, geology, mathematics, psychology, and meteorology, physics, anthropology, political science, and sociology. These registers were created from data compiled from survey questionnaires sent to social and natural scientists. Some of the content in these records changes depending on the year it was gathered, but each record contains important genealogical information. The collection includes records from 1954 to 1970.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

National Science Foundation. National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel Files, created, 1954 - 1970, documenting the period 1954 - 1970. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC

Record Content

The records may include any of the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Year of birth
  • Marriage date and place
  • State of residence
  • Parents' names
  • Spouse's name
  • Spouse's year of birth
  • Spouse's parents' names

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know one or more of the following:

  • Surname
  • Employment specialty

Search the Collection

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible ancestors. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine which individual is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination. Next, click on your ancestor's name. This will take you to a descriptive page with a link to the image. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the name and year of birth to obtain a birth record.
  • Use name and ages along with the places to search for census records.

Tips to Keep in Mind

If you cannot find your ancestor, try alternate spellings of the name.

Related Websites

NARA Series Description

Related Wiki Articles

United States

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.