- Jul 3 6:28 PMArleen,
I just joined this group and found your message in the archives.
I have a co-worker who is Mormon, who said that if people are
concerned about preserving records, they can contact their nearest
LDS Family History Center. They will, then, call a team, who
microfilms records, to come microfilm the records in question.
I was specifically asking about old courthouse records, and relayed
that to a couple of counties that had expressed concern about their
I don't know if this would apply to newspapers, but it wouldn't hurt
Hope they have been able to take care of this already. Just an FYI.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Arleen <as_esu@...> wrote:
> A few years ago I was working on indexing the obits found in an
> newspaper. The very early issues of that paper have never been
> microfilmed and the only copies I know are held in bound volumes
> newspaper office. Sadly I could not even touch those volumes but
> were still intack, atleast enough that they might still be able to
> microfilmed. I begged the publisher and editor to get these bound
> volumes filmed. But they knew that in doing so the bindings would
> to be cut and the volumes distroyed. And they were not willing to
> this happen. So what good are those bound volumes! I would be so
> to be able to read them on microfilm. Atleast on film one can read
> historical contant that was once published.
> Just my opion
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