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Princeton students, need help with your history research? Make an appointment on my online calendar: https://wass.princeton.edu/pages/viewcalendar.page.php?cal_id=84 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and suggest some dates/times when you would be available.
My office hours for Spring 2014 are Tuesdays, 2-4 p.m.
Resources for transcription
Historical gazetteer of the United States. Paul T. Hellmann. New York: Routledge, 2005.
Trustee Reading Room Reference (DR): Firestone E154 .H45 2005
Note: to find gazetteers published in the 19th century, e.g. Fannings' Illustrated Gazetteer, do a search in the library catalog for "United States Gazetteers"
How to read the handwriting and records of early America. E. Kay Kirkham. 2nd ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1964.
Firestone Library (F) Z105 .K575 1964
Reading early American handwriting. Kip Sperry. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub. Co., c1998.
Firestone Library (F)Z115.A5 S64 1998
Reference Librarian for Special Collections
Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University Library
Librarian for History & History of Science
Firestone Library, B-10-P
Office hours, Spring 2014:
Tuesday 2-4 p.m.
Schedule an Appointment: