Puzzled by baffling abbreviations you encounter in your research? Get unpuzzled with this long overdue reference from Ancestry. Quickly lookup the meanings of baffling abbreviations, acronyms, and other cryptic contractions like ARC BIRDIE, DAMRUS, FOIA, GEDCOM, NAIL, Xpofer and thousands more.
If you haven't already come "eye-to-I" with some of these incomprehensible initials, you surely will before long. And even though they often hold the key to further enlightening research, it's impossible to know the meaning of them all, regardless of your level of expertise.
In A&A, compiler Kip Sperry presents an exceptionally detailed list of meanings for:
- alphabetic symbols
- and shortenings of words...
...those that are found both in original records and in printed sources. The listings, along with a brief explanation or description of each entry, are arranged alphabetically and appear just as they would in the original documents.
Ideal for genealogists, historians, reference librarians, and others who often work with documents that contain abbreviations or acronyms. 8.5" x 11" paperback. 199 pages