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Wiswell Adv Research Asst-Opal
Department:   History Level:   III
Duties:

Assist faculty with book manuscript revision. This involves checking citations and references from manuscripts and especially from unpublished government documents (tax, deed, probate records) and from early newspapers. Involves contacting different repositories in search of specific records. Find, read, and analyze relevant sermons and orations from American Periodical Series: draft short reviews of each source, and include both the copy of the original with the report. Outline or draw diagrams for the book-mainly certain person's homes and farms, using deed records and scale-drawing techniques. Find and gain copyright permission for different photographs for the book.
 
Qualifications:

Ability to work independently and knowledge of different communication applications to secure contacts and sources. Knowledge of Harvard Graphic computer application and ability to work within a stated timeframe and detail oriented.
 
Contact:   Jason Opal Extension:   859-5320

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