[APG Public List] Citing a manuscript

Drew Smith drewsmithtpa at gmail.com
Fri Nov 26 15:11:14 MST 2010


I interpreted Jean's words differently.  I understood her to mean that
MacMillan wrote the original register, that the original register
ended up in the possession of Herron, and that a photocopy of the
register owned by Herron was in the local library.

Jean herself provides more details here:


On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 4:39 PM,  <eshown at comcast.net> wrote:
> -       The ACPL cataloging submitted to WorldCat treats MacMillan as the
> author. However, Jean’s more-thorough notation indicates that Dr. James T.
> Herron, not MacMillan, was the author/creator who kept the register between
> the 1850s and 1911 and that MacMillan merely copied Herron’s manuscript in
> 1914.

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