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Publications: A Selected List

  • A Guide to Mormon Family History Sources. Provo, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, 2007.
  • Kirtland, Ohio: A Guide to Family History and Historical Sources. Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2005..
  • Genealogical Research in Ohio, 2nd edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2003.
  • Reading Early American Handwriting. Video. Hurricane, Utah: The Studio, 2001.
  • Contributor, Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 2000.
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms: A Guide for Family Historians, revised 2nd edition. Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2003.
  • Reading Early American Handwriting. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1998. Third printing with corrections and additions, 2001.
  • "Published Indexes." In Printed Sources: A Guide to Published Genealogical Records. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1998, Chapter 6, pages 192-214.
  • "Nauvoo and Hancock County, Illinois: A Selected Bibliography of Family and Local History Sources." In Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History, Illinois. Provo, Utah: Department of Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1995, pp. 267-329.
  • "From Kirtland to Computers: The Growth of Family History Record Keeping." In The Heavens are Open: The 1992 Sperry Symposium. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1993, Chapter 19, pp. 290-301.
  • New England Genealogical Research: A Guide to Sources. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1988.
  • Rhode Island Sources for Family Historians and Genealogists. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1986.
  • Connecticut Sources for Family Historians and Genealogists. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1980.
  • Index to Genealogical Periodical Literature, 1960-1977. Gale Genealogy and Local History Series, Vol. 9. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1979.
  • A Survey of American Genealogical Periodicals and Periodical Indexes. Gale Genealogy and Local History Series, vol. 3. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978.
  • History Everywhere: North American Newspapers as a Source for Family and Local Historians. World Conference on Records, series 356. Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1980.
  • Contributor, "Genealogy" Section, Guide to Reference Books. 10th ed. Chicago: American Library Association, 1992.
  • Contributor, "Genealogy and Family History." In The Craft of Public History: An Annotated Select Bibliography, Chapter 5. Prepared under the auspices of the National Council on Public History, Washington, D.C. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983.
  • Other genealogical and reference works.

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Articles and Book Reviews
Appear in the Following Publications

  • The American Genealogist
  • Ancestry (Magazine) (Ancestry, Provo, Utah)
  • Everton's Genealogical Helper
  • Genealogical Journal (Utah Genealogical Association quarterly)
  • The Genealogist (American Society of Genealogists)
  • National Genealogical Society Quarterly
  • The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
  • The Report (Ohio Genealogical Society quarterly)
  • "Kip's Tips" online genealogy column (archived) (www.ancestry.com/learn/library/columnists/main.htm)

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Biographical Sketches Appear in the Following Titles

  • Directory of American Scholars, 10th ed., volume 1 (Detroit: Gale Group, 2002).
  • Who's Who in the West, 23rd edition, 1992-1993 (Wilmette, Ill.: Marquis Who's Who, 1992), p. 672.
  • Who's Who in Genealogy and Heraldry, 2nd edition, edited by Mary Keysor Meyer and P. William Filby (Savage, Md., 1990), pp. 257-58.
  • Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series (Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1987), vol. 19, pp. 434-35.
  • Men of Achievement, 14th ed. (Cambridge, England: International Biographical Centre, 1990-91), p. 864.
  • National Faculty Directory, 32nd edition, 3:4497; 31st edition, 3:4331; 30th edition, 3:3653 (Detroit: Gale Group, 1999-2001).
  • Directory of Professional Genealogists, 1999-2000 (Denver: Association of Professional Genealogists, 1999), pp. 119-120.
  • Directory of Library and Information Professionals (Woodbridge, Conn.: Research Publications, 1988), p. 1174.
  • Who's Who In Library and Information Services (Chicago: American Library Association, 1982), p. 471.
  • Contemporary Authors (Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1981), vol. 101, p. 477.
  • NGS Speakers Directory, 1992 (Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 1992), pp. 61-62.
  • Directory of Archivist and Librarian Genealogical Instructors, 2nd edition (Turlock, Calif.: Marietta Publishing Co., 1990), pp. 19-20.
  • The Hereditary Register of the United States of America (Phoenix, Ariz.: Hereditary Register Publications, 1983), p. 528.
  • The Directory of Distinguished Americans, 2nd ed. (Raleigh, N.C.: American Biographical Institute, 1983), p. 196.
  • Two Thousand Notable Americans, 2nd edition (Raleigh, N.C.: American Biographical Institute, 1984), p. 350.