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From: "Kickin' Ass and Takin' Names" <>
Subject: Re: Keeping track of paper files
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 14:07:52 -0400
On Thu, 29 Jul 2010 16:59:44 -0400, Kickin' Ass and Takin' Names
>On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 05:39:38 +0200, Steve Hayes
>>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.
I also have an excellent index system that I call IIHS -- It's In Here
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