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From: Wes Groleau <Groleau+>
Subject: Re: Keeping track of paper files
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 19:10:58 -0400
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On 07-29-2010 16:59, Kickin' Ass and Takin' Names wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 05:39:38 +0200, Steve Hayes
> <> wrote:
>> One of the perennial problems of genealogical research is keeping track of
>> paper files. As time goes by you accumulate mounds of paper, piles of paper —
>> notes, letters, family group sheets sent to by related and unrelated people,
>> certificates, photocopies of wills, and much much more.
>> This is how I do it:
> I just pile all mine into those folded-up-assemble-yourself banker's
> boxes, scribble something on the outside of the box, and shove the
> boxes under the bed.

:-) That's what I used to do, except that I have a waterbed with no
"under," so the boxes are all over the house. My new system enables
me to start throwing them away a few at a time after making sure they're

Wes Groleau

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