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From: Joyce Wolfe <>
Subject: Re: LINEN HALL LIBRARY
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 08:21:33 -0500
Linda - Thanks for the additional info. You and Bonnie are very
helpful! And yes, I think I'll check with my local LDS - it's closer
than Ireland :-)
linda Merle wrote:
> Thanks Bonnie from Australia for your story re the Linen Hall Lib.
> The directories, if you are near an LDS center, are on film.
> If the library gets 800 letters asking for detailed research, I promise
> you they will stop doing it.
> Use a research service or do it yourself. Or send them some money.
> >>> Yes, and they also got some interesting stuff on Scotland. It is worth>>
> >a visit to just research Defenders of Derry (Young). A very rare book
> >Linda, at this juncture, I guess we should also mention the Presbyterian
> >Historical Society of Ireland at Church House, Fisherwick Place, Belfast
> >BT1 6DW. They have heaps of films
> >of the Presbyterian Church records and heaps and heaps of books.
> >Their rooms are pretty pokey but it is worth a thought for
> >any of you that might be going over there in the near future.
> Yes, and they do not have the time or money to do research for people.
> And LDS has a LOT of records from PRONI on film too. In many cases
> it is easier to research remotely too.
> Linda Merle