Genealogy: Citing unpublished sources

By Barry J. Ewell

The following are examples of how to cite unpublished resources.

Personal letter

  • Author: Mary Jones
  • Description of the Letter: Letter to Barry Ewell
  • Date:  23 February 1977
  • Detail: Weekly letter from Mary Jones to Barry Ewell on mission in Munich, Germany.  Topic of letter was trip to California.   Continue reading

Genealogy: Citing published resources

By Barry J. Ewell

The following are examples of how to cite published resources.

 Book

  • Author:  Michael E. Pollock
  • Title: Bonds of Henrico County, Virginia, 1782-1853
  • Publication Facts (place of publication, name of publisher, year):  Baltimore Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1984
  • Page Number: 133
  • Formatted: Michael E. Pollock, Marriage Bonds of Henrico County, Virginia, 1782-1853, (Baltimore Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1984) p. 133. Continue reading