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Subject: Re: [GV] Saratov archives / service costs
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 17:42:40 Africa/Johannesburg


I don't know.
I live in Africa.
I have one cousin who checks her e-mails only once a week,
because of the long queues to access computers/Internet/e-mails
at university libraries....one can wait one's turn for hours.

good luck

Vera
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> Vera:
> This is slightly off the topic but since I see you read Deutsch sites, I
> will ask. I don't know where you are posting from. I believe I have
> found my grandfather's family in Gruenberg, Deutschland (No Uemlauts on
> my computer). I spoke with them briefly by phone and exchanged e-mail.
> Later in the day, my daughter handed me the phone and said it was
> Germany. I answered and heard nothing. I hung up thinking she was
> kidding with me. She was not. I have sent several e-mail and have heard
> nothing. It is the daughter's e-mail. Is it possible that it is her
> e-mail from school? The e-mail server is gmz.de. Thanks.
>
> On Sun, 21 Apr 2002 09:55:06 Africa/Johannesburg
> writes:
> > I read on another German-language GR mail-list,
> > that a man in Germany wanted genealogy done by the Saratov Archives
> > (not sure if this means that Dr Pleve finished up doing it for the
> > client).
> >
> > He had to give a deposit of 200 DM, (ca $ 90)
> > and later he was sent a bill for 1 200 DM for 5 'Urkunden" (ca $550
> > )
> > certifcates/entires
> >
> > He writes that he refused to pay the bill.
> >
> > Best find out how much such jobs will cost.
> >
> > This info is taken from the www.russlanddeutschegeschichte.de/
> > chat list.
> >
> > YES, it's true that many of the Russian Archives are now charging
> > $100-$120 per document (eg birth certificate / entry).
> >
> > It is their new "income earner" to subsidise the existence of the
> > Archives,
> > as the Russian government is pressing for more "privatisation" and
> > market-related functions and produce income-generating services.
> >
> > Vera
> >
> > http://www.russlanddeutschegeschichte.de/
> >
> >
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> >
>
> Mary
> "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
> Phillipians 4:13
>
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