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By Jonathan Shea & William Hoffman.

Detailed guide to translating Polish documents.


In their Words: A Genealogist's Translation Guide - Polish

  • More than  60 Polish-language documents and extracts from American and European sources, analyzed and translated; they include extracts from birth, death, and marriage records of various formats; gazetteer entries; revision lists; obituaries; population registers; military service records; passports; etc.
         * sections on Polish grammar, phonetics, and spelling
         * information on how to locate records in America and Europe, including contact information for various archives in Poland and neighboring countries
         * a chapter on gazetteers and how to use them, with 12 maps showing Poland's changing borders and administrative subdivisions
         * a vocabulary list with over 2,500 entries, featuring terms most likely to be found in records, including many overlooked by most dictionaries
         * a 14-page index to facilitate looking up specific items.


    8½" x 11" 388 pp. $45


    Click here for a Table of Contents.

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